September 19, 2005, 8am PDT
Timothy Lange calls for an effort to rebuild New Orleans into an eco-friendly city that could be model for the nation.
Grist Magazine
September 17, 2005, 1pm PDT
Reed Kroloff, the head of Tulane's architecture program talks about rebuilding the Big Easy, and how to preserve the city's 'fine grain'.
National Public Radio
September 17, 2005, 9am PDT
This general interest article is a primer on the urban planning profession, including expected qualifications and likely job responsibilities.
Kitsap Sun
September 17, 2005, 5am PDT
Concern rises that storm may have compromised cleanup of toxic sites around New Orleans -- and created new ones.
The Christian Science Monitor
September 15, 2005, 1pm PDT
Economists debate whether the future New Orleans be downsized? 'Colonial Williamsburg' and other controversial models are pondered.
The Wall Street Journal
September 15, 2005, 12pm PDT
The city of New Orleans is one of America's masterpieces and should be rebuilt.
September 15, 2005, 11am PDT
The BBC reports that city officials plan to rethink the urban geography of New Orleans in order to make it stronger and better than ever.
BBC News
September 15, 2005, 10am PDT
In the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina some see an opportunity to reinvent a major American city.
The Washington Post
September 15, 2005, 8am PDT
Architects and urban planners start thinking about designing the form of a rebuilt New Orleans.
The New York Times
September 15, 2005, 7am PDT
Republican leaders propose the development of a comprehensive and ambitious 'Marshall Plan' for hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast region.
Congressional Quarterly Today
September 14, 2005, 1pm PDT
What's behind the socio-economic disparity in environmental planning -- and emergency response to environmental disasters? Slow Katrina evacuation fits pattern of injustice during crises.
Grist Magazine
September 14, 2005, 10am PDT
A federally sponsored project had simulated the toll a Category 3 hurricane would have on New Orleans well before Katrina hit.
CNN News
September 14, 2005, 8am PDT
Columnist Neal Peirce recommends an individual who, as a federal "super manager," has the ability to forge new understandings in Louisiana while being sensitive to social and racial issues.
The Washington Post Writers Group
September 14, 2005, 5am PDT
Major data providers are compiling lists of deals connected to properties in the 90,000 square miles ravaged by Katrina.
The Slatin Report
September 13, 2005, 12pm PDT
Hurricane Katrina devastated historic districts, properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and numerous other historicall important buildings.
The New York Times
September 13, 2005, 5am PDT
Thousands of New Orleans businesses and residents have relocated to the 'New Baton Rouge', 75 miles to the northwest.
USA Today
September 12, 2005, 1pm PDT
Can New Orleans be rebuilt neighborhood by neighborhood based on their historic building types, wonders architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne.
The Los Angeles Times
September 12, 2005, 12pm PDT
Flooded areas are saturated with oil, heavy metals and toxic waste.
September 12, 2005, 11am PDT
Some nimble private companies -- like Wal-Mart and The Sun Herald -- have contingency plans in place for a hurricane.
The Miami Herald
September 12, 2005, 7am PDT
Despite the rhetoric about rebuilding, there are far too many economic, social and land use forces at work that will prevent New Orleans from returning to its former glory, writes Joel Garreau.
The Washington Post