World

January 6, 2017, 7am PST
Plans that focus on giving funds to renters and home buyers won't make housing affordable, and can inflate housing prices and rents.
City Observatory
January 4, 2017, 2pm PST
Demographic change means older city dwellers. Entrepreneurs and developers are searching for better ways to serve this community.
The Guardian
January 4, 2017, 7am PST
European cities have taken a proactive role in regulating Airbnb.
Quartz
January 2, 2017, 5am PST
It's been 500 years since Thomas More penned his classic Utopia. With the benefit of hindsight, Los Angeles area planner, Jodie Sackett, reviews some of the key ingredients More believed necessary for a utopian society.
UrbDeZine
January 1, 2017, 9am PST
All good transit wonks have an opinion on proof of payment.
Wired
December 30, 2016, 7am PST
Mass timber is called the first new way to construct tall buildings in 100 years.
New York Magazine
December 29, 2016, 12pm PST
The idea that 2016 was an unequivocally and uniformly bad year is getting thrown around very casually these days. Here are a few reasons for why that narrative is overstated.
The Washington Post
December 20, 2016, 2pm PST
Dezeen presents a not-so-humble list of the ten best skyscrapers opened to the public in 2016.
Dezeen
Feature
December 19, 2016, 2pm PST
No Electoral College needed: these were the most popular Planetizen posts from the year 2016.
James Brasuell
December 18, 2016, 1pm PST
Men are often overrepresented in consultations about how city facilities are built. To account for this, planners need to seek out women's comments and look for ways to better serve them, argues Alexander Starritt.
Fast Co.Exist
December 17, 2016, 11am PST
Compared to nominees for cabinet positions that deal with energy and the environment, Rex Tillerson, Trump's choice for Secretary of State, appears to be the only 'climate believer' even though he heads America's largest oil and gas corporation.
The Washington Post - Energy and Environment
December 15, 2016, 12pm PST
Resilience is commonly understood as the capacity to endure shocks and stresses. But for Lisa Dickson, Arup’s resilience leader for the Americas, this definition is too limiting. Jeff Byles talks with her about five key lessons on resilience.
Doggerel
Feature
December 13, 2016, 2pm PST
While car companies and federal regulators concentrate on the mechanisms of automated vehicles, they're still overlooking the ability for the car to connect with the outside world. The benefit of such a focus could come in lives saved.
William Riggs
December 13, 2016, 10am PST
What Makes a Good Main Street Work? Kaid Benfield uses Corning, New York, to illustrate five key elements.
PlaceShakers
December 9, 2016, 5am PST
The Google Timelapse feature has been updated. The only thing that stays the same is that everything changes.
The Verge
December 8, 2016, 7am PST
A new study shows how pollution and poverty can create a persistent cycle in poor neighborhoods.
City Observatory
December 7, 2016, 11am PST
Mexico City, Paris, Madrid, and Athens will ban diesel cars and vans by 2025.
The Guardian
December 7, 2016, 8am PST
Beggars can be found in cities around the world, but the laws and philosophies that cities use to deal with these people are different.
The Guardian
December 7, 2016, 5am PST
The winners of the 2016 Architecture at Zero competition took a case study located in the fog-locked city of San Francisco and delivered a net-zero site plan for a mixed-use academic facility.
The Architect's Newspaper
December 5, 2016, 11am PST
Many people don't realize it, but flooding is the most common weather-related disaster. What should people know about dealing with this persistent threat when it happens in their community?
Atlanta Journal-Constitution