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Artists, architects, planners, designers and ecologists gathered last month to discuss ecological urban design.
Gregory Scruggs May 4, 2017
A toolkit launching at this week’s Smart Cities NYC aims to help city leaders apply a more inclusive approach to urban technology.
Christopher Swope May 4, 2017
Last month’s collapse, which killed at least 32, confirmed longstanding warnings that the capital city’s waste plan was neither sustainable nor safe.
Amantha Perera May 2, 2017
At a conference known as Urban 95, city leaders consider how cities work for those who are 95 centimetres tall -- the average height of a healthy 3-year old.
Patralekha Chatterjee April 21, 2017
Yes, say experts. A working group meeting this month hopes to offer first-ever guidance in the next few years.
Brendon Bosworth April 5, 2017
A first-ever summit on cities and data this week adopted a declaration promoting “city data as the universal language”.
Brendon Bosworth March 10, 2017
An article in the Journal of the American Planning Association kicks off a debate among urban planners on the value of compact city designs.
David Hatch March 3, 2017
An innovative effort to keep a megacity's urban edge green.
Ignacio Amigo February 24, 2017
Findings offer insight for countries across the world dealing with spiking rates of driving and increasing car-focused urban planning.
David Hatch January 27, 2017
Two new courses, including a free online class open to anyone, take a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding how to build better cities.
Carlin Carr January 6, 2017
ANALYSIS | Spatial thinking does not have a high profile in the Habitat III strategy. That’s concerning.
December 13, 2016
A review of “The Well-Tempered City” by Jonathan F.P. Rose
Neal Peirce November 23, 2016

The expansion of the central business district’s car-free zone is among the agenda topics, The New Times reports. 

November 15, 2016

The Prince’s Foundation for Building Community will offer online tools to help resource-strapped cities plan for huge population growth.

November 11, 2016
Good urban planning can’t happen without a better understanding of informal settlements, advocates say.
Brendon Bosworth October 20, 2016
El nuevo Atlas de la Expansión Urbana utiliza datos antiguos y nuevos para representar gráficamente lo que verdaderamente significa el crecimiento urbano masivo.
Gregory Scruggs October 19, 2016
The new Atlas of Urban Expansion draws on old and new data to paint a picture of what massive urban growth really means.
Gregory Scruggs October 19, 2016
A new plan aims to guide more compact, transit-oriented development of the city through 2040.
Brendon Bosworth October 18, 2016
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