At UN-Habitat’s World Urban Forum 9, a pressing question was how to integrate informal settlements into the formal city. Community land trusts might be the way to start.
The case for levying a road user fee on ride-hailing companies.
With a promised $1 trillion in investments on the horizon, U.S. cities could see an historic building boom. But today’s shovel-ready project can be tomorrow’s expensive mistake.
There are more questions than answers for now, but let’s begin here.
The concept of “value capture” surfaces as a possible path to more equitable growth.
The UN summit, coming in October, happens only every 20 years and aims to chart the path of global cities in the 21st Century.
The former governor and mayor has a decent record of fighting sprawl.
Relaxing rules on “Accessory Dwelling Units” drastically increased affordable housing stock in the small city of Durango.
“Labeling something innovative does not make it so.”
In its quest to remain relevant, NASA has turned to creative, adaptive reuse principles for the Kennedy Space Center.
The future of both the Citgo sign in Kenmore Square and the Old Northern Avenue Bridge are suddenly in question.
A new exhibit shows how residents' organized resistance to a major highway through SoHo influenced modern community-involved planning.
“As we go and work there, we’re going to live there.”
The architect Ann Sussman argues urban design should pay more attention to cognitive science.
The entire system of fixing old roads and rails and financing new ones is breaking down—just ask Boston.
Some planners are calling for a shift away from rigid, conventional approaches toward more complex, flexible ones.
New “makers spaces” in a struggling neighborhood could bolster the local economy with small-scale manufacturing opportunities.
A Vancouver building illustrates how architecture can make an active, positive contribution to the environment.
At their annual gathering this week, America's urban planners confronted a growing crisis in the country's most expensive cities.
The "Lion of the Senate" may have been a special case, but it's not hard to imagine more senatorial libraries down the road.
In a city still reeling from the Marathon bombings, questions of what's been lost resonate.