On Friday, a Chicago artist and urban planner by the name of Chris Devins wrapped up a large mural of Michelle Obama dressed as an Egyptian queen, located a few blocks from Michelle’s childhood home. The completed mural was the endgame of a GoFundMe Devins launched in November that raised a few thousand dollars more… Read more...
by Heidi Groover Urban planner Cary Moon is the latest addition to a newly competitive mayor's race. nate gowdy Incumbent Ed Murray and six other candidates for mayor will answer questions at a panel in North Seattle Thursday night,Show More Summary
by Heidi Groover Cary Moon may self-fund her campaign. nate gowdy It's Cary Moon: Moxie Media's much-discussed candidate to challenge Mayor Ed Murray is urban planner, engineer, and founder of the anti-tunnel People’s Waterfront Coalition Cary Moon. Show More Summary
The Seattle mayor's race has another entrant. Urban planner Cary Moon, a founder of the People's Waterfront Coalition and an opponent of the Highway 99 tunnel under downtown Seattle, declared … Click to Continue »
A new interactive toolbox is helping urban planners, practitioners, environmental organisations and researchers across Europe work together to better understand and use the ground beneath our cities.
A new tool for city planners and residents alike We’re growing ever more aware of the dangers of urban air pollution, but what about noise pollution? In many big cities, the constant cacophony of sirens, planes, and street sounds can be maddeningly inescapable. Show More Summary
In an era of polarization and distrust, these local innovators—from a team of urban planners to a kids’ baseball coach—show that individuals can still better their communities.
Modern urban planning first came about to improve industrial cities that had become unsafe, unhealthy and essentially unliveable. However, new policies in Australia and New Zealand view planning as a cause of urban problems, not a solution. Both treat urban planning as a hindrance, which supposedly slows down economic growth and is the main reason for unaffordable housing.
It would present the kind of opportunity for urban planners — a 400-acre tract of land that could be turned into anything imaginable.
Is San Francisco too dense? Not dense enough? The debate rages on among urban planners, open-space advocates, real estate developers, smart-growth proponents and NIMBYs.
The northwest Chinese city of Lanzhou has a serious water shortage problem. To address the issue, its urban planners have sketched out an ambitious plan to deliver water from Siberia’s Lake Baikal to the city along a 1,000-mile-long pipeline. Getting approval for the project will be a monumental challenge, but it may… Read more...
New (here) productions from Company Theatre, Project: Humanity, and Soulpepper; panel discussions on hip-hop, and music in activism; music to support Hugh's Room, and more. Urban Planner is your weekly curated guide to what’s on in Toronto—things that are local, affordable, and exceptional. Show More Summary
Plus Long Winter, the Distillery District's Light Festival, and Toronto cover band Dwayne Gretzky starts a Friday-night residency at the Horseshoe Tavern. Urban Planner is your weekly curated guide to what’s on in Toronto—things that are local, affordable, and exceptional. Show More Summary
From schools and shops to hospitals and hotels, a modern city is made of many different parts. Urban planners must take account of where these services are located when designing efficient transit networks. ASTAR researchers have developed...Show More Summary
Also attend closing parties for The Central and The Hoxton; talks on safe streets and fake news; concerts from Kid Koala, Jason Collett, and Hooded Fang; and a surprise album release for the late Handsome Ned. Urban Planner is your weekly curated guide to what’s on in Toronto—things that are local, affordable, and exceptional. Show More Summary
This week, learn more about media relations, cycling infrastructure, and xenophobia. Urban Planner is your weekly curated guide to what’s on in Toronto—things that are local, affordable, and exceptional. Monday, January 16 FollowingShow More Summary
On January 12, the Senate Banking, House and Urban Affairs Committee started confirmation hearings for Ben Carson, who President-elect Donald Trump nominated to lead the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). But not everyone...Show More Summary
“The erosion of Exposition Park’s public open space continues.” So wrote urban planner Alan Loomis nearly 15 years ago, in an essay published by the Los Angeles Forum for Architecture and Urban Design. That was before the Natural History Museum, born as the county museum and long the park’s anchor...
Uber is giving urban planners and researchers the ability to look into some of the data generated by its ridesharing app, allowing cities to monitor and improve upon existing infrastructure.
This week features Doc Pickles, David Miller, and GRTTWaK...it feels like Torontopia all over again! Urban Planner is your weekly curated guide to what’s on in Toronto—things that are local, affordable, and exceptional. Monday, January...Show More Summary