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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

11 hours ago
Experts expect the 2020 Census to reveal some potentially startling trends of population decline in rural parts of the country.
Axios
13 hours ago
The region spanning Ohio, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania is claiming a new name.
WOSU
15 hours ago
A 77-story skyscraper proposed for Downtown Los Angeles would be the tallest building west of the Mississippi River.
The Architect's Newspaper
17 hours ago
The innovative car share company has the green light for a year long pilot project in the city of Chicago.
Smart Cities Dive
19 hours ago
Downtown urban cores have had to make space for dogs to run and do their business as new residents have flocked to urban settings in recent years.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Yesterday
Several years of catastrophic wildfires in Canada doesn't mean the risk has lessened. Experts predict much worse in the future.
The Star Vancouver
Yesterday
President Donald Trump rescinded environmental protections put in place by former President Barack Obama after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
AP via Detroit Free Press
Yesterday
Looking for signs of the growth of urban agricultural as a viable industry?
Fortune
Yesterday
The Resilient By Design Bay Area Challenge has produced nine designs to address sea-level rise and flooding around the San Francisco Bay Area.
ASLA The Dirt
Yesterday
Not all bike routes are created equal; some are just mellower.
Chicago Reader