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December 9, 2018, 11am PST
Balance between state and local control and between private and public solutions are necessary for meaningful improvement in housing affordability, according to planning activist and affordable housing developer Murtaza Baxamusa.
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December 5, 2018, 10am PST
In his sixth annual list of gift ideas for “plannerds,” park plan-nerd Clement Lau takes a different approach.
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October 20, 2018, 11am PDT
A recent Gensler workshop to brainstorm the design process reaffirms the importance of design charrettes, idea sharing, or brainstorming for every project, writes San Diego Gensler Design Director Marin Gertler.
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October 8, 2018, 6am PDT
An annual sampling of professional development conferences in the coming year for planning and design professionals, by L.A. County Planner Clement Lau.
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September 21, 2018, 9am PDT
A new book on adaptive reuse of industrial buildings is reviewed by Carol Berens.
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September 10, 2018, 7am PDT
Park planner Clement Lau discusses five (plus one in Los Angeles) key data sources for parks and recreation planning.
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August 28, 2018, 11am PDT
From USC to Columbia University, "town and gown" collaborations regarding university expansion have proven to benefit all parties, writes planning activist and affordable housing developer Murtaza Baxamusa.
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July 25, 2018, 11am PDT
San Diego was identified for its failure to enact a Section 8 housing discrimination ordinance in a recent American Bar Association article. Poverty law attorney Parisa Ijadi-Maghsoodi explains the situation.
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July 23, 2018, 7am PDT
The recently revitalized and designated as a National Park St. Louis Gateway Arch National Park is described by park planner Clement Lau.
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June 18, 2018, 7am PDT
Urban environment author Carol Berens visits the new Cornell Tech campus on New York City’s Roosevelt Island.
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