More stories about Planning

  • Sustainable Transportation Planning

    Author Jeffrey Tumlin discusses why transportation figures prominently as a key element in sustainable cities and neighborhood developments.

  • University of Colorado Helps Boulder Develop Urban Sustainability Matrix

    The city of Boulder, Colo., engaged the College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Colorado to help develop a sustainability matrix to assess new development and redevelopment in conformity with the city’s goals.

  • Figure Ground Relationship

    Campus growth has consequences for the wider community. The trick is making sure they're the good kind.

  • Losing Lost Highways

    Architects are assuming a variety of roles in plans to remove obsolete infrastructure.

  • Uptight (Everything is Alright)

    Detroit AIA's Urban Priorities Committee hopes to revitalize its city despite Motown's terminal prognosis.

  • Water: A Resource at Risk

    How widespread water shortages, driven by climate change and population growth, are shaping our future.

  • Make No Small Plans

    Grounding architecture within a larger building ecology.

  • AIA 2011 Convention

    This May, the nation's architects convene in New Orleans to advance the future of vibrant, place-based design.

  • Vishaan Chakrabarti

    The director of the real estate development program at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation talks about the future of the profession.

  • Communities Sharpen Their Sustainable Futures

    In 2005, the city of Northampton, Mass., got wind of a new initiative from the Washington, D.C.-based American Institute of Architects that aligned with the community’s values and direction.