June 23, 2009, 1pm PDT
The new west wing of the Vancouver Convention Center(VCC) provides 338,000 square feet of new function spaces as well as an angular six acre green roof, which is the largest non-commercial roof in North America.
The Architect's Newspaper
June 23, 2009, 10am PDT
Neighbors of Dodger Stadium who are frustrated over game-day traffic and a lack of parking are trying to deal with the hordes of baseball fans by erecting fake signs.
The Eastsider LA
June 23, 2009, 8am PDT
There are some arguments against speed cameras, but one says bicyclists are one of the major hazards on roadways.
Wash Cycle
June 22, 2009, 1pm PDT
Obama Administration officials, speaking at a conference of real estate writers and editors, admitted that the housing crisis is far from over and administration efforts are taking time to have an effect.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
June 22, 2009, 12pm PDT
Texas Governor Rick Perry recently vetoed a bill that would have created a state level "smart growth" program.
New Geography
June 22, 2009, 8am PDT
The Economist magazine has published it's list of the most livable cities in the world. But quite a few of these cities have the most unaffordable housing, complains Owen McShane.
New Geography
June 22, 2009, 7am PDT
Some cities are change zoning laws to free smaller supermarkets from having to supply parking spaces in order to provide enough nutritious food to low-income residents.
STREETSBLOG.ORG
June 21, 2009, 11am PDT
City officials in Chicago are demanding the removal of a high-rise crane which stands at the half-built Waterview Tower, a monument to the economic downturn.
Chicago Sun Times
June 20, 2009, 1pm PDT
The Phoenix Region recently opened a 20-mile light rail serving three cities. StreetFilms brings you a video profile of the new system.
la.streetsblog.org
June 20, 2009, 11am PDT
Downtown Indianapolis' revitalization created several thriving cultural districts, but gaps in the urban fabric made them seem distant and unconnected. Planners' solution? The Indianapolis Cultural Trail.
The Architect's Newspaper