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The Urban Condition Is the Human Condition

"A city is more than a place in space. It is a drama in time." So wrote the urban planner Patrick Geddes at the start of the 20th century. Today, that drama has taken on new urgency and complexity. The world's cities have become theShow More Summary

MI: Cities Need to Plan More for Autonomous Vehicles

With technologists racing to get autonomous-driven vehicles on the road in 10 years or less, America's urban planners need to resolve a host of questions about how cities will respond to the future of transportation.

?This Is What Will Happen to Williamsburg Without the L Train

An urban planner explains the future of Williamsburg if it’s cut off from its main subway route.

Intelligence Support to Urban Military Operations

To the eyes of a military planner, a city presents “an elaborate combination of horizontal, vertical, interior, and exterior forms superimposed on a landscape’s natural relief, drainage, and vegetation.” A newly reissued U.S. Army manual...Show More Summary

The American Dream: Look for it in Jackson Hole, China

Urban planners assiduously work with equally biased political elites to make life in America's cities increasingly impossible.

Weddings head out of the banquet hall

2 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

A cookie-cutter wedding just would not cut it for urbane lovebirds Brittany Mrsnik and Jason Barnes of West Hollywood. When their wedding planner recommended Millwick, a hip new venue in the downtown Los Angeles Arts District, they were immediately smitten by the industrial chic of the 80-year-old...

New Game Puts the Bay Area Housing Crisis in Your Hands

Images via Kickstarter A new board game offered via Kickstarter allows players to try their hand at solving the community's urban planning problems. The game has a rather dry title—Bay Area Regional Planner—but it promises fun while players navigate...

The Power of Nature in Cities: Bridgeport

Today, I'm please to share my byline with Drew Goldsman, urban resilience planner for the Nature Conservancy's Connecticut chapter, to shine a light on an innovative project in Bridgeport, where a wetland designed to manage runoff from...Show More Summary

Real Talk Offers In-Depth Career Advice from People in Interesting Fields

iOS: If you’ve ever wanted to hear what it’s like to be a veterinary technician, industrial designer, urban planner, or even hair stylist to a superstar, Real Talk puts those experiences—and more—right in the palm of your hand. Hear from people actually doing the job now, and see their backgrounds and how much they make. Read more...

What's the Value of Design? In the UK, it's $109 Billion, Study Says

Findings from The Design Economy Report, a new study conducted by the UK's Design Council. All images and graphics via the Design Council. Researchers and urban planners constantly promote the creative economy as a valuable catalyst for community development....

How Urban Planner Germane Barnes is Reviving a Forgotten Miami Suburb

Photo by Matthew Roy. It's not everyday one finds himself on the corner of Ali Baba and Sinbad avenues. But for those who live and work in Opa-Locka, Florida, like architect, artist, and city planner Germane Barnes, this strange intersection...

Chic Urban Chicago Wedding at City View Loft

The cozy, sun-lit atmosphere of the City View Loft in Chicago, Illinois created the perfect space for Meghan and Chris to say “I do.” This couple, with the help of their amazing planners at Five Grain Events, knocked the ball out of of the park with a one-of-a-kind urban wedding in Chicago. Show More Summary

Technique for analyzing bedrock could help builders, planners identify safe building zones

Research by a UCLA geologist and colleagues could give builders and urban planners more detailed information about how susceptible areas are to landslides and earthquakes. The study, by Seulgi Moon, a UCLA assistant professor of geology, and colleagues at MIT and the University of Wyoming, is published Oct. Show More Summary

Renault Coupe Corbusier concept unveiled

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

The Renault Coupe Corbusier concept celebrates the 50th anniversary of the death of Le Corbusier, the Swiss-French architect, artist and urban planner. Renault revealed the concept car overnight at the Villa Savoye, a building completed by Le Corbusier in the 1931. Now considered to be of the best examples of the “International Style”, the villa […]

ProjectBronx: 5 Reasons "New York City Master Builder" Robert Moses Sucks

'Robert Moses is a controversial figure in New York history. To some he is remembered as a "master builder of the mid 20th century" To others he is remembered as an egotistical urban planner who destroyed communities and was biased against the poor.' -- +ProjectBronx

How I Got There: Caroline Bos

Dutch-based urban planner Caroline Bos is the co-founder of UNStudio (United Network Studio), a large award-winning architecture firm in the Netherlands. The works of UNStudio range from the Mercedes Benz Museum in Stuttgart to the Doha Metro Network in Qatar. Show More Summary

A Dilapidated Bank Turned Stunning Cultural Center Opens in Chicago’s South Side

4 months agoArts : Slate: The Eye

Theaster Gates is an artist, urban planner, and professor and director at the University of Chicago’s Arts and Public Life who believes in a culturally driven approach to urban redevelopment. Gates’ Rebuild Foundation has transformed vacant houses and former housing projects into cultural and arts spaces on Chicago’s South Side. Show More Summary

FL: Transportation Planners Look to Transform Arlington Expressway into Urban Boulevard

Sept. 25--North Florida Transportation Planning Organization thinks the Arlington Expressway needs to get with the times. The solution: Turn the expressway into an urban boulevard. Changes include either a 44 or 98-foot grass median...

GA: Planners Formally Present 'Minimum Grid' to Crowd of More Than 100

Sept. 15--Two urban planners from Gehl Studio formally unveiled their draft proposal for a project known as "Minimum Grid," which involves a series of projects in Midtown and downtown, designed to enhance the connection between the two, especia

Open Competition: Redesign the World’s Largest Temporary City

Creating a one-of-a-kind opportunity for urban designers and aspiring planners, Black Rock City is soliciting fresh layouts from anyone who wishes to...

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