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James is the managing editor of Planetizen.
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James Brasuell is a writer and editor, producing web and print content on the subjects of urbanism, architecture, and planning. James manages all editorial content and direction for Planetizen. After a first career as a class five white water river guide in Trinity County in Northern California, James started his career in Los Angeles as a volunteer at a risk reduction center in Skid Row. Prior to joining Planetizen, James worked at the Cal Poly Pomona College of Environmental Design, as editor at Curbed LA, as editor of The Planning Report, and as a freelance contributor for The Architect’s Newspaper, the Urban Land Institute – Los Angeles Chapter, FORM, KCET, and the California Planning & Development Report.

Recent Posts

2 hours ago
A report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine endorses an idea that is sure to be controversial.
The Mercury News
10 hours ago
A Jimmy Buffet-branded 55-plus community in Daytona, Florida is wildly popular. The New York Times Magazine gained early access and ponders its deeper significance.
The New York Times Magazine
Yesterday
The card game LOOP was made by people who obviously put in some serious time hanging from straps on the L.
CityLab
Yesterday
Renton, a suburb of Seattle dealing with skyrocketing housing prices like many of the communities in the region, is allowing new density in residential neighborhoods in the form of backyard cottages.
Crosscut
Yesterday
A $25 million operating deficit will inspire some soul searching, and structural changes.
The Mercury News
Yesterday
A ballot initiative intended to solve the Toledo Area Transportation Authority's budget deficit didn't appear before voters in November, and now less bus service will cost more to ride.
The Toledo Blade
Yesterday
The Houston Chronicle shares the views in the most walkable sections of the city of Houston.
Houston Chronicle
2 days ago
Residents are looking for more reliable parking as Over-the-Rhine continues to boom.
Cincinnati Enquirer
2 days ago
More scathing satire from The Onion, which continues a long history of dissecting the priorities of society as reflected in the built environment and the public realm.
The Onion
2 days ago
The Oregonian has published a new interactive mapping feature that allows users to map demographic changes to the Census tract level through Oregon and Washington.
The Oregonian