Urban Expansion


Mapping 25 Years of Urban Expansion

What comparing 25 years of urban expansion on six continents reveals about the changing nature of the built environment.

August 14, 2018 - Vivid Maps

Los Angeles sprawl

The Atlas of Urban Expansion Shows How Cities Grow

The "Monitoring Global Urban Expansion Program" gathers and analyzes data on 200 cities around the world. The "Atlas of Urban Expansion" presents the program's preliminary results.

January 17, 2017 - Atlas of Urban Expansion

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Urban Design for Planners 1: Software Tools

This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.

Planning for Universal Design

Learn the tools for implementing Universal Design in planning regulations.