United States

November 24, 2003, 2pm PST
Public housing residents are being forced to do community service -– but what makes them different from other recipients of federal subsidies?
Orlando Weekly
November 24, 2003, 12pm PST
An Australian columnist discusses the unfair disparities in home values Down Under.
The Sydney Morning Herald
November 24, 2003, 11am PST
The impending death of a high profile resident foregrounds the dangers of klongs, canals that function both as sewers and as transportation in Bangkok.
November 24, 2003, 5am PST
Does the new report by Good Jobs First about smart growth resulting in better jobs also confirm that smart growth raises housing prices?
Heartland Institute
November 22, 2003, 1pm PST
Now six months into its congestion pricing experiment, Transport for London issues its report on Congestion Charging.
Transport For London
November 22, 2003, 11am PST
By using 'megacolumns' Taipei's new megatower will top out at 101 stories (508 meters).
Engineering News Record
November 22, 2003, 9am PST
The UK government needs to develop a single national technical platform for congestion charging and toll plans.
November 21, 2003, 2pm PST
Media villages, branding, adding smell to improve a "gritty urban housing development" are among the topics covered in the latest installment of this advice column.
Small Practice Architects UK Network
November 21, 2003, 11am PST
Renee Toback writes about the continuing practical relevance of Marxist thought on the field of social planning.
Planners Network
November 21, 2003, 8am PST
Unused rails are being converted into important urban trail infrastructure.
The Christian Science Monitor
November 20, 2003, 12pm PST
City officials plan to remove a controversial plan social experiment -- 49-foot-tall fake palm tree towering over Warsaw's De Gaulle Circle -- citing traffic hazards.
The Los Angeles Times
November 20, 2003, 11am PST
Wilderness squatters get away from civilization -- and trouble land managers.
The Christian Science Monitor
November 20, 2003, 10am PST
New "one-stop" guides to key indicators and comparative rankings from Census 2000 are now available for 23 of the nation's largest cities in the Living Cities network.
The Brookings Institution
November 20, 2003, 9am PST
Wal-Mart's intense focus on low prices is forcing its suppliers out of the U.S. to places that have lower standards of living and less regulation.
Fast Company
November 20, 2003, 8am PST
Sprawl isn't simply the result of market forces, argues Joel Hirschhorn, but the result of a determined "sprawl lobby."
Common Dreams
November 20, 2003, 7am PST
How small towns like Fargo and Reno have become job magnets and some of the 'hottest places in America.'
November 20, 2003, 5am PST
Your next two-story loft/apartment might be inside a shipping container. (Includes images.)
Engineering News Record
November 19, 2003, 6am PST
Lifestyle centers--shopping centers designed to look and function as town centers, continue to gain national momentum.
The Chicago Tribune
November 18, 2003, 10am PST
Professor Charles C. Bohl says that Europe must weigh harms as well as benefits when deciding whether to adopt American-style retail sprawl.
The Town Paper
November 17, 2003, 1pm PST
Peter Eisenman discusses the misguided urge of many architects -– himself included -– to create works more for the front page of newspapers than for the people who will live with them.
The San Francisco Chronicle