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August 16, 2019, 2pm PDT
New England Patriot's Quarterback Tom Brady, one of the most famous people in the country, said on a radio show recently that he's considering architecture for a post-football career.
The Architect's Newspaper
August 14, 2019, 6am PDT
This pop quiz will probably expand knowledge about cities more than test it, because the questions and answers are pretty obscure.
The Guardian
August 12, 2019, 10am PDT
Not urban land use, but in the literal sense: land used to produce food, graze livestock, supply drinking water, grow trees, and sequester carbon. As the climate warms and the population grows, crop yields will decrease and land will be degraded.
The Washington Post
August 10, 2019, 5am PDT
People in six global cities will have a chance to sample an ambitious new augmented reality program launched by Apple today.
The Architect's Newspaper
August 8, 2019, 5am PDT
Sand has always been an essential part of human life and the rise of cities. but its impact and the world’s dependence on it have been largely overlooked.
99% Invisible
August 1, 2019, 11am PDT
It's been 50 years since Ian McHarg released Design With Nature, and projects all over the world are continuing to employ and improve the design ethos described in that groundbreaking book.
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
August 1, 2019, 5am PDT
Tree canopies deliver the most benefits to health and social outcomes to neighborhoods.
Pacific Standard
July 31, 2019, 11am PDT
Adie Tomer, of the Brookings Institution, writes about the role of artificial intelligence in the new digital age transforming cities.
Brookings
July 30, 2019, 7am PDT
The massive layoffs represent one-third of Uber's global marketing team.
Quartz
Feature
July 29, 2019, 5am PDT
Insights into the mobile app technology used in the practice and study of planning.
James Brasuell
July 27, 2019, 1pm PDT
People have had to take it on faith that data anoymization was adequate to the task of protecting privacy of individuals. Recent research suggests such faith was misplaced.
CNBC
July 19, 2019, 5am PDT
Predicting the future of challenges facing cities isn't very hard when the future is already staring cities right in the face.
Meeting of the Minds
July 18, 2019, 11am PDT
The Minister for Transport called it "part of the answer to climate change" – charging air travelers a modest fee for international trips that originate in France and investing the revenue in greener alternatives such as rail transport.
The Washington Post
July 17, 2019, 11am PDT
The slow progress of autonomous vehicle and electric vehicle technology in gaining widespread traction in the transportation market is casting doubt on the ambitious statements of a few years prior.
Fast Company
July 16, 2019, 2pm PDT
Grocery stores are more than just places to buy food. They’re the universal gateway to city life and culture.
New York Magazine
July 16, 2019, 5am PDT
Tesla’s fancy cars generate much of the company’s revenue, while its solar energy products are decidedly less flashy.
The Verge
July 15, 2019, 2pm PDT
The Guardian last week published a series of articles and interactive features on the subject of the master-planned communities of the world.
The Guardian
July 12, 2019, 2pm PDT
Late last month, the UK became the first country to commit to a legally-binding target of achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. A new academic research group recommends reduced auto ownership, regardless of how they are powered, to meet the target.
BBC News
July 11, 2019, 1pm PDT
Introducing "algorithmic space planning." The last word in that phrase shows that planners should take notice of the new technology just as much as architects and engineers.
Architect Magazine
July 8, 2019, 11am PDT
A new study finds that interim recreational use of underutilized sections of crowded cities can benefit more than just humans.
Next City