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  • News and commentary from around the web and from our academic partners.

  • Photos: New York without New Yorkers

    Photos: New York without New Yorkers

    2 days ago via @guardiancities
  • The Most Honest Book About Climate Change Yet

    The Most Honest Book About Climate Change Yet

    2 days ago via @TheAtlantic @NathanielRich
  • Immigrants in Texas are being subjected to deadly levels of pollution

    Immigrants in Texas are being subjected to deadly levels of pollution

    2 days ago via @Qz @deaton_jeremy
  • A Brutalist Church in the Outer Hebrides

    A Brutalist Church in the Outer Hebrides

    2 days ago via @Tweetbytheriver
  • Fictions From an Unreal City

    Fictions From an Unreal City

    2 days ago via @NYBooks
  • Lessons from N.C.’s Flood-Hit Public Housing

    Lessons from N.C.’s Flood-Hit Public Housing

    2 days ago via @NYTimes @RichardFausset
  • The Epicenter of the Housing Bust Is Booming Again

    The Epicenter of the Housing Bust Is Booming Again

    1 week ago via @NYTimes @MattGoldstein26 @gebeloffnyt @matthew_ruby @dwtkns
  • The House that Came in the Mail

    The House that Came in the Mail

    1 week ago via @99piorg
  • Sinking Land, Poisoned Water

    Sinking Land, Poisoned Water

    1 week ago via @Guardian @alissaleewrites
  • Watch: After the Hurricanes in the U.S. Virgin Islands

    Watch: After the Hurricanes in the U.S. Virgin Islands

    1 week ago via
  • Struggling Dayton, Ohio, Reveals the Chasm Among American Cities

    Struggling Dayton, Ohio, Reveals the Chasm Among American Cities

    1 week ago via @ProPublica @FrontlinePBS @AlecMacGillis
  • Dublin’s Homelessness Crisis

    Dublin’s Homelessness Crisis

    1 week ago via @Guardian @rorycarroll72
  • How Will Climate Change Affect Politics?

    How Will Climate Change Affect Politics?

    1 week ago via @TheAtlantic @fivefifths
  • Strategies for Transforming Vacant Land

    Strategies for Transforming Vacant Land

    1 week ago via @NextCityOrg
  • Cities Have Their Limits

    Cities Have Their Limits

    1 week ago via @CityLab @amy_liuw
  • The Rio Grande Is Dying

    The Rio Grande Is Dying

    1 week ago via @NYTOpinion @richardparkertx
  • A Second Life for Berlin’s Plattenblau

    A Second Life for Berlin’s Plattenblau

    2 weeks ago via @CityLab @FeargusOSull
  • In conversation with Yasmeen Lari

    In conversation with Yasmeen Lari

    2 weeks ago via @_Parlour
  • Gallery: The Modernist Architecture of Skopje

    Gallery: The Modernist Architecture of Skopje

    2 weeks ago via @Guardian @bluecrowmedia
  • This Space Available

    This Space Available

    2 weeks ago via @NYTimes
  • Houston, A Year After Harvey

    Houston, A Year After Harvey

    2 weeks ago via @Slate @HenryGrabar
  • The Creeping Privatization of London’s Public Spaces

    The Creeping Privatization of London’s Public Spaces

    2 weeks ago via @guardiancities @mlle_elle
  • The Futility of Fixing Eroded Beaches

    The Futility of Fixing Eroded Beaches

    2 weeks ago via @ConversationUS
  • Speaking up for Landscape Architecture

    Speaking up for Landscape Architecture

    2 weeks ago via @Dezeen @TCLFdotORG
  • Los Angeles Needs More Shade

    Los Angeles Needs More Shade

    3 weeks ago via @LATimes @davidulin
  • Rethinking Manhattan’s Grid

    Rethinking Manhattan’s Grid

    3 weeks ago via @CityLab @PerkinsEastman
  • How America Killed Transit

    How America Killed Transit

    3 weeks ago via @CityLab @EnglishRail
  • The Art of Wanderlust

    The Art of Wanderlust

    3 weeks ago via @ParisReview @Delistraty
  • Photos: The Topography of Florida’s Real Estate Crash

    Photos: The Topography of Florida’s Real Estate Crash

    3 weeks ago via @OxfordAmerican
  • Drawing the Architecture of the Byzantine Empire

    Drawing the Architecture of the Byzantine Empire

    3 weeks ago via @Kottke @OpenCulture
  • The Latest Battle for California’s Beaches

    The Latest Battle for California’s Beaches

    3 weeks ago via @NYTimes @NellieBowles
  • The Communities Losing Ground to Climate Change

    The Communities Losing Ground to Climate Change

    3 weeks ago via @NewRepublic
  • Photos: A Journey Through Contested Lands

    Photos: A Journey Through Contested Lands

    3 weeks ago via @PacificStand @PulitzerCenter
  • The Wild Tale of America’s Energy Revolution

    The Wild Tale of America’s Energy Revolution

    3 weeks ago via @Guardian @gdnlongread @bethanymac12
  • Photos: The Anthropocene Project

    Photos: The Anthropocene Project

    3 weeks ago via @Wired @Anthropocene @EdwardBurtynsky @nickdepencier
  • Straightening up the Sidewalk

    Straightening up the Sidewalk

    3 weeks ago via @Curbed @LangeAlexandra
  • California Kitsch Made Concrete

    California Kitsch Made Concrete

    3 weeks ago via @NYBooks
  • Hurricane Harvey Is Houston’s Unending Nightmare

    Hurricane Harvey Is Houston’s Unending Nightmare

    3 weeks ago via @TheAtlantic @elainaplott
  • Why Do We Continue To Be Surprised By Gentrification?

    Why Do We Continue To Be Surprised By Gentrification?

    3 weeks ago via @Belt_Magazine @DanielKayHertz
  • The Prospect of Building a Space Elevator

    The Prospect of Building a Space Elevator

    3 weeks ago via @AeonMag
  • The Abandoned, Apocalyptic Architecture of Best Products

    The Abandoned, Apocalyptic Architecture of Best Products

    3 weeks ago via @AtlasObscura
  • Fencing Off the Sidewalks

    Fencing Off the Sidewalks

    3 weeks ago via @Guardian @carlaflou
  • Britain’s Lost Tram Network

    Britain’s Lost Tram Network

    3 weeks ago via @Guardian @RailMapOnline
  • A Look at Sidewalk Labs’ Toronto

    A Look at Sidewalk Labs’ Toronto

    3 weeks ago via @Metropolis @ZacharyEdelson
  • The Water Crises Aren’t Coming—They’re Here

    The Water Crises Aren’t Coming—They’re Here

    3 weeks ago via @Esquire
  • How the Poor Became an Alien Population

    How the Poor Became an Alien Population

    4 weeks ago via @TheBafflerMag
  • Living Behind the Wheel

    Living Behind the Wheel

    4 weeks ago via @Slate @amyannexu
  • Radically Remaking Climate Activism

    Radically Remaking Climate Activism

    4 weeks ago via @Grist @EricHolthaus
  • The Power of Fixing Places

    The Power of Fixing Places

    4 weeks ago via @NewYorker @ericklinenberg
  • Has Educational Complacency Diminished Today’s Discourse?

    Has Educational Complacency Diminished Today’s Discourse?

    4 weeks ago via @Archinect
  • The last project from America’s golden age of infrastructure is almost finished

    The last project from America’s golden age of infrastructure is almost finished

    4 weeks ago via @qz
  • Creating Shade in Dallas

    Creating Shade in Dallas

    4 weeks ago via @linpoonsays @CityLab
  • Podcast: Scratching the Surface – Mimi Zeiger

    Podcast: Scratching the Surface – Mimi Zeiger

    4 weeks ago via @loudpaper @surfacepodcast
  • How Plastic Trash Moves Around the Great Lakes

    How Plastic Trash Moves Around the Great Lakes

    4 weeks ago via @CityLab
  • Finding Community in London

    Finding Community in London

    4 weeks ago via @CityLab @FeargusOSull
  • Designing Sustainable Density in L.A.

    Designing Sustainable Density in L.A.

    4 weeks ago via @LATimes @cmonstah
  • Bipartisan NIMBYism

    Bipartisan NIMBYism

    4 weeks ago via @emilymbadger @UpshotNYT
  • The Last Cannery Standing

    The Last Cannery Standing

    1 month ago via @hakaimagazine @franbwrites
  • Podcast: Peggy Deamer and Shota Vashakmadze

    Podcast: Peggy Deamer and Shota Vashakmadze

    1 month ago via @Archinect @Arch_Lobby
  • Greening Utah

    Greening Utah

    1 month ago via @OutsideMagazine @sundeenmark
  • An investigation into border water in an era of growing scarcity

    An investigation into border water in an era of growing scarcity

    1 month ago via @qz @NaveenaSivam @zoeschlanger @sadbumblebee @YAN0
  • The City at 50 Degrees Celcius

    The City at 50 Degrees Celcius

    1 month ago via @Guardian @mlle_elle @jonathanwatts
  • The End of Infrastructure

    The End of Infrastructure

    1 month ago via @TheAtlantic @ibogost
  • Florida’s Toxic Red Tide

    Florida’s Toxic Red Tide

    1 month ago via @Guardian @MalloryLPickett
  • The Weight of Numbers: Air Pollution and PM2.5

    The Weight of Numbers: Air Pollution and PM2.5

    1 month ago via @PulitzerCenter @UndarkMag
  • Documentary: Dawson City

    Documentary: Dawson City

    1 month ago via @NYBooks
  • Neighborhoods, According to Google

    Neighborhoods, According to Google

    1 month ago via @NYTimes @JackNicas
  • An inversion of nature: how air conditioning created the modern city

    An inversion of nature: how air conditioning created the modern city

    1 month ago via @Guardian @RowanMoore
  • Photos: American Inequality Seen From Above

    Photos: American Inequality Seen From Above

    1 month ago via @FastCompany @UnequalScenes
  • The Community Fight for Cleaner Air in Southwest Fresno

    The Community Fight for Cleaner Air in Southwest Fresno

    1 month ago via @NextCityOrg
  • The Rise of Dollar General

    The Rise of Dollar General

    1 month ago via @Guardian @ChrisMcGreal
  • Barcelona’s Experiment in Radical Democracy

    Barcelona’s Experiment in Radical Democracy

    1 month ago via @NewYorker @MashaGessen
  • Following the New Silk Road

    Following the New Silk Road

    1 month ago via @guardiancities @jonathanwatts
  • The Case for Rooms

    The Case for Rooms

    1 month ago via @CityLab @mcmansionhell
  • The Costs of Flood Defenses

    The Costs of Flood Defenses

    1 month ago via @ProPublica @Reveal
  • An Allegory of American Consumerism

    An Allegory of American Consumerism

    1 month ago via @hakaimagazine
  • Making Cork a Sustainable City

    Making Cork a Sustainable City

    1 month ago via @archireland
  • Addiction by Design

    Addiction by Design

    1 month ago via @BrookingsInst @jvey1
  • Designing Communities Together

    Designing Communities Together

    1 month ago via @architectmag
  • Heat: the next big inequality issue

    Heat: the next big inequality issue

    1 month ago via @guardian @Amy_Fleming
  • Mapping America’s Political Fault Lines

    Mapping America’s Political Fault Lines

    1 month ago via @NYTimes @WoodardColin
  • Fighting for Environmental Justice in West Virginia

    Fighting for Environmental Justice in West Virginia

    1 month ago via @PacificStand
  • California Burning

    California Burning

    1 month ago via @NYBooks
  • China’s Modern Surveillance State

    China’s Modern Surveillance State

    1 month ago via @bzand @SPIEGEL_English
  • Watch: Braddock, PA

    Watch: Braddock, PA

    1 month ago via @TopicStories @CityLab
  • Can Philanthropy Save a City?

    Can Philanthropy Save a City?

    1 month ago via @CityLab @AlanaSemuels
  • Building Notopias

    Building Notopias

    1 month ago via @ArchReview @AnnaMinton
  • California’s Fire Tornadoes and the New Exceptional Global Weather

    California’s Fire Tornadoes and the New Exceptional Global Weather

    1 month ago via @Grist @EricHolthaus
  • How Should Architects Respond to Immigrant Detention?

    How Should Architects Respond to Immigrant Detention?

    1 month ago via @CityLab @amandakhurley @KeeferDunn @Arch_Lobby @dmckinney1389
  • Stories From the Front Lines of Climate Change

    Stories From the Front Lines of Climate Change

    1 month ago via @NYTimes
  • A New Normal for California

    A New Normal for California

    1 month ago via @LATimes @Sonali_Kohli
  • The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change

    The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change

    1 month ago via @NYTmag @pulitzercenter @NathanielRich
  • Photos: The Pyongyang Metro System

    Photos: The Pyongyang Metro System

    2 months ago via @GuardianCities @ollywainwright @TASCHEN
  • Working in a Wasteland

    Working in a Wasteland

    2 months ago via @sfchronicle @jfagone @cdizikes
  • Scottish Natural Heritage Admits the Ecological Cost of Trump’s Golf Course

    Scottish Natural Heritage Admits the Ecological Cost of Trump’s Golf Course

    2 months ago via @Guardian
  • An Affordable Housing Paradise

    An Affordable Housing Paradise

    2 months ago via @HuffPost @adamtomforrest
  • On Returning to Mississippi

    On Returning to Mississippi

    2 months ago via @time @jesmimi
  • A Car-Free Vision for Revitalizing Charlotte

    A Car-Free Vision for Revitalizing Charlotte

    2 months ago via @DanMcGraw1 @NextCityOrg
  • All the Things Satellites Can Now See From Space

    All the Things Satellites Can Now See From Space

    2 months ago via @BW
  • Fixing America’s Forgotten Places

    Fixing America’s Forgotten Places

    2 months ago via @TheAtlantic @AnnieLowrey
  • A Proposal to Store Clean Energy at the Hoover Dam

    A Proposal to Store Clean Energy at the Hoover Dam

    2 months ago via @IvanlPenn @NYTimes
  • Living in a Sanctuary State

    Living in a Sanctuary State

    2 months ago via @CalSunday
  • Phoenix and the Question of Sustainability

    Phoenix and the Question of Sustainability

    2 months ago via @LitHub @MITdusp
  • The Urbanist Case for Trailer Parks

    The Urbanist Case for Trailer Parks

    2 months ago via @mnolangray @CityLab
  • Suburban Life May Once Again Be in Ascendance

    Suburban Life May Once Again Be in Ascendance

    2 months ago via @lucia_graves @Guardian
  • What Does Our Love of Brutalist Buildings Say About Us?

    What Does Our Love of Brutalist Buildings Say About Us?

    2 months ago via @Curbed @LangeAlexandra
  • Photos: Artificial Cities

    Photos: Artificial Cities

    2 months ago via @FastCompany
  • Building Cities for People

    Building Cities for People

    2 months ago via @kottke @awalkerinLA @devonzuegel
  • Public Streets: Caracas, Venezuela

    Public Streets: Caracas, Venezuela

    2 months ago via @PublicBooks
  • Watch: ASLA 2018 Diversity Summit

    Watch: ASLA 2018 Diversity Summit

    2 months ago via @NationalASLA
  • The Painful Persistence of Pruitt-Igoe’s Long Goodbye

    The Painful Persistence of Pruitt-Igoe’s Long Goodbye

    2 days ago via @SamFoxSchool @TCRWUSTL
  • New Book: Asset Architecture 3

    New Book: Asset Architecture 3

    2 days ago via @PennDesign @oroeditions
  • 2018 Studio Prize Winners

    2018 Studio Prize Winners

    2 days ago via @ArchitectMag @UTSOA @ColumbiaGSAPP @TaubmanCollege @UofTDaniels @VJAAinc
  • Fall Lectures at Miami

    Fall Lectures at Miami

    2 days ago via @U_SoA @tecnoglassinc
  • The Power of Architects’ Micro-Choices

    The Power of Architects’ Micro-Choices

    1 week ago via @WoodburyU
  • 2018 SAH Awards for Architectural Excellence

    2018 SAH Awards for Architectural Excellence

    1 week ago via @SamFoxSchool @wjeassociates @YaleArch @SAH1365
  • Preserving the History of Pennsylvania’s Slatelands

    Preserving the History of Pennsylvania’s Slatelands

    1 week ago via @PennDesign
  • New Faculty in Landscape Architecture and Sustainable Design at UTSOA

    New Faculty in Landscape Architecture and Sustainable Design at UTSOA

    1 week ago via @UTSOA
  • New Interdisciplinary Courses at PennDesign

    New Interdisciplinary Courses at PennDesign

    2 weeks ago via @PennDesign
  • Fall Lectures at UVA School of Architecture

    Fall Lectures at UVA School of Architecture

    2 weeks ago via @UVaSARC
  • On Digitization and Architecture

    On Digitization and Architecture

    2 weeks ago via @ETH
  • Inauguration of Pratt President Frances Bronet

    Inauguration of Pratt President Frances Bronet

    2 weeks ago via @PrattInstitute
  • Offramp 15: Stuff

    Offramp 15: Stuff

    2 weeks ago via @SCIarc
  • Book: Another Architecture for the Environment

    Book: Another Architecture for the Environment

    2 weeks ago via @MITsap @TaubmanCollege @Actar_Publisher
  • Call for Entries: Aarhus Drawing of the Year 2018

    Call for Entries: Aarhus Drawing of the Year 2018

    2 weeks ago via @aarchdk
  • New Book: A House Is Not Just a House

    New Book: A House Is Not Just a House

    3 weeks ago via @ColumbiaGSAPP @GSAPPBooks
  • New Book: Tracing the History of “Books on Cities”

    New Book: Tracing the History of “Books on Cities”

    3 weeks ago via @ColumbiaGSAPP @GSAPPBooks
  • The Experimental Pursuit of Architectural Sound Photography

    The Experimental Pursuit of Architectural Sound Photography

    3 weeks ago via @Archinect @SAH1365 @ETH
  • Exhibition 9/27: Model Projections

    Exhibition 9/27: Model Projections

    3 weeks ago via @ColumbiaGSAPP
  • Fall 2018 Lectures at Columbia GSAPP

    Fall 2018 Lectures at Columbia GSAPP

    3 weeks ago via @ColumbiaGSAPP
  • Podcast: Architects and Lateral Thinking

    Podcast: Architects and Lateral Thinking

    3 weeks ago via @UofTDaniels @BoilingPointPod
  • When Real Estate Collapse Washes Ashore

    When Real Estate Collapse Washes Ashore

    3 weeks ago via @LandArchMag @ZachMortice @WursterLife @timothy_schuler
  • Preserving Philadelphia’s Society Hill

    Preserving Philadelphia’s Society Hill

    3 weeks ago via @PennDesign
  • Fall Lectures + Exhibitions at UTSOA

    Fall Lectures + Exhibitions at UTSOA

    3 weeks ago via @UTSOA
  • Prix de Rome Prizes for Daniels Alumni

    Prix de Rome Prizes for Daniels Alumni

    3 weeks ago via @UofTDaniels @prixderome
  • New Faculty for Fall at Miami

    New Faculty for Fall at Miami

    3 weeks ago via @UM_SoA
  • In Memoriam: Larry Doll

    In Memoriam: Larry Doll

    3 weeks ago via @UTSOA
  • Exhibition: Housing Northwest Arkansas

    Exhibition: Housing Northwest Arkansas

    4 weeks ago via @FayJonesSchool
  • PennDesign Fall 2018 Lecture Series

    PennDesign Fall 2018 Lecture Series

    4 weeks ago via @PennDesign @McHargCenter
  • Fall Events at Sam Fox School

    Fall Events at Sam Fox School

    4 weeks ago via @SamFoxSchool
  • New Book: Transformations in Classical Architecture

    New Book: Transformations in Classical Architecture

    4 weeks ago via @PennDesign @UM_SoA @oscarrieraojeda
  • Panel Discussion: Robert Irwin, Site Determined

    Panel Discussion: Robert Irwin, Site Determined

    4 weeks ago via @PrattInstitute
  • Call for Papers: Disability and Preservation

    Call for Papers: Disability and Preservation

    4 weeks ago via @ColumbiaGSAPP @oteropailos @davidgissen
  • Listen: The St. Mary Batture

    Listen: The St. Mary Batture

    4 weeks ago via @WWNO @TulaneArch @NOLACampanella
  • 9/1: Exhibition on Designers and Activism Opens at Woodbury

    9/1: Exhibition on Designers and Activism Opens at Woodbury

    1 month ago via @WoodburyU @helloarchitexx
  • Fall Events at Woodbury

    Fall Events at Woodbury

    1 month ago via @WoodburyU
  • Ed Ogosta Named 2018 Design Vanguard

    Ed Ogosta Named 2018 Design Vanguard

    1 month ago via @WoodburyU @ArchRecord
  • Cultural Preservation in New Orleans

    Cultural Preservation in New Orleans

    1 month ago via @TulaneArch @NextCityOrg @katyreckdahl
  • Exhibition: When Architects Research

    Exhibition: When Architects Research

    1 month ago via @aarchdk
  • Meet the Class of 2018 at Aarhus

    Meet the Class of 2018 at Aarhus

    1 month ago via @aarchdk
  • PennDesign Welcomes New Faculty Members

    PennDesign Welcomes New Faculty Members

    1 month ago via @PennDesign
  • Why do so many new apartment buildings in Seattle look the same?

    Why do so many new apartment buildings in Seattle look the same?

    1 month ago via @ArchUW @Crosscut
  • MIT’s Joan Jonas receives the 2018 Kyoto Prize

    MIT’s Joan Jonas receives the 2018 Kyoto Prize

    1 month ago via @MITsap @KyotoPrize
  • New Head Named at he MIT Center for Real Estate

    New Head Named at he MIT Center for Real Estate

    1 month ago via @MITsap @MITCRE @MITdusp
  • Design Guidelines for Urban Stormwater Wetlands

    Design Guidelines for Urban Stormwater Wetlands

    1 month ago via @mitsap @MITLCAU
  • MIT’s J. Meejin Yoon named dean of Architecture at Cornell

    MIT’s J. Meejin Yoon named dean of Architecture at Cornell

    1 month ago via @MITsap
  • A New Urban Science Major at MIT

    A New Urban Science Major at MIT

    2 months ago via @MITsap @MITdusp
  • Visualizing the Hidden ‘Logic’ of Cities

    Visualizing the Hidden ‘Logic’ of Cities

    2 months ago via @CityLab @wursterlife @gboeing @dhmontgomery
  • A New Home for MIT’s School of Architecture and Planning

    A New Home for MIT’s School of Architecture and Planning

    2 months ago via @MITsap
  • SCI-Arc Exchange Program at The Bartlett

    SCI-Arc Exchange Program at The Bartlett

    2 months ago via @SCIarc @BartlettUCL
  • Podcast: Tulane’s John Klingman on the Rivergate Convention Center

    Podcast: Tulane’s John Klingman on the Rivergate Convention Center

    2 months ago via @TulaneArch @AIAneworleans
  • An Interdisciplinary Approach for Solving the Global Food Crisis

    An Interdisciplinary Approach for Solving the Global Food Crisis

    2 months ago via @TaubmanCollege @UMich
  • e-flux: Structural Instability

    e-flux: Structural Instability

    2 months ago via @e_flux @penndesign
  • In Conversation: Ferda Kolatan, Erik Ghenoiu, and David Ruy

    In Conversation: Ferda Kolatan, Erik Ghenoiu, and David Ruy

    2 months ago via @SCIarc @PennDesign
  • Building a Mediated Atmosphere

    Building a Mediated Atmosphere

    2 months ago via @MITsap
  • 2018 Architect Magazine R+D Award Winners

    2018 Architect Magazine R+D Award Winners

    2 months ago via @ArchitectMag @TaubmanCollege
  • Miami’s Jaime Correa Participates in Faculty Exchange

    Miami’s Jaime Correa Participates in Faculty Exchange

    2 months ago via @UM_SoA
  • 2018 APA-VA Outstanding Faculty Award for Andrew Mondschein

    2018 APA-VA Outstanding Faculty Award for Andrew Mondschein

    2 months ago via @UVaSARC @APA_Planning
  • Equity, History, and Diversity in Architecture

    Equity, History, and Diversity in Architecture

    2 months ago via @UM_SoA @ArchitectMag
  • New Book on Computational Design in Landscape Architecture

    New Book on Computational Design in Landscape Architecture

    2 months ago via @UVaSARC @bcantrell