Places Wire

  • News and commentary from around the web, handpicked by the editors of Places Journal.

  • Images from the Secret World of Bog

    Images from the Secret World of Bog

    11 hours ago via @HakaiMagazine @ShannaDBaker
  • Bombscapes: Of War and Earth

    Bombscapes: Of War and Earth

    16 hours ago via @UndarkMag @RamblingSpoon @jerryredfern
  • Screening of Documentary “Unfinished Spaces” in Chicago

    Screening of Documentary “Unfinished Spaces” in Chicago

    20 hours ago via @Chicago_IC @SAH1365 @UnfnshdSpaces
  • In San Francisco, a Sinking Skyscraper and a Deepening Dispute

    In San Francisco, a Sinking Skyscraper and a Deepening Dispute

    1 day ago via @NYTimes @ThomasFullerNYT
  • How Kampala Is Building a Culture of Taxpaying

    How Kampala Is Building a Culture of Taxpaying

    1 day ago via @Citiscope @amyfallon
  • Jane Jacobs’s Street Smarts

    Jane Jacobs’s Street Smarts

    2 days ago via @NewYorker @adamgopnik
  • China’s Rural Orphans of Progress

    China’s Rural Orphans of Progress

    3 days ago via @1842Magazine @alecash
  • The Little Misfit Buildings That Make Cities Wonderful and Hold Them Back

    The Little Misfit Buildings That Make Cities Wonderful and Hold Them Back

    3 days ago via @WashingtonPost @emilymbadger
  • The NMAAHC Building is Striking, But Its Collection is Remarkable

    The NMAAHC Building is Striking, But Its Collection is Remarkable

    3 days ago via @Guardian @NMAAHC @rowanmoore
  • NYC’s Subway Gridlock Could Trigger a Transit Renaissance

    NYC’s Subway Gridlock Could Trigger a Transit Renaissance

    4 days ago via @WIred
  • New ASLA Guide to Resilient Landscape Design

    New ASLA Guide to Resilient Landscape Design

    5 days ago via @landarchitects @Jared_L_Green
  • Arts Architecture Boom Is Underway Around the World

    Arts Architecture Boom Is Underway Around the World

    5 days ago via @NYTimes @ReedKroloff @stevenhollarch
  • Coming Soon, Economists Hope: Big Spending on Roads, Bridges and Ports

    Coming Soon, Economists Hope: Big Spending on Roads, Bridges and Ports

    5 days ago via @NYTimes @ConorDougherty
  • Tijuana’s Getting a $61m Transit Makeover

    Tijuana’s Getting a $61m Transit Makeover

    5 days ago via @NextCityOrg @johnny_mgdlno
  • Irrigation Nation: Drought and America’s Breadbasket

    Irrigation Nation: Drought and America’s Breadbasket

    5 days ago via @PacificStand @TedGenoways
  • Americans Appear Willing to Pay for a Carbon Tax Policy

    Americans Appear Willing to Pay for a Carbon Tax Policy

    7 days ago via @UpshotNYT
  • NMAAHC is a Bold Challenge to Traditional D.C. Architecture

    NMAAHC is a Bold Challenge to Traditional D.C. Architecture

    7 days ago via @LATimes @HawthorneLAT
  • Bask in These Glorious Libraries

    Bask in These Glorious Libraries

    7 days ago via @ScholarlyKitchn
  • President Obama Is Creating the First U.S. Atlantic Marine Monument

    President Obama Is Creating the First U.S. Atlantic Marine Monument

    1 week ago via @PacificStand @MadeleineTwnsnd
  • Looking into the Collection at the NMAAHC

    Looking into the Collection at the NMAAHC

    1 week ago via @NYTimes @NMAAHC
  • Military Experts Say Climate Change Poses ‘Significant Risk’ to Security

    Military Experts Say Climate Change Poses ‘Significant Risk’ to Security

    1 week ago via @Guardian @olliemilman
  • Making up Ground: The Story of Manufactured Land

    Making up Ground: The Story of Manufactured Land

    1 week ago via @99PIorg @emmettsfitz @earthscraping
  • Denise Scott Brown On Photography

    Denise Scott Brown On Photography

    1 week ago via @MetropolisMag
  • We, the People Versus We, the Wealthy

    We, the People Versus We, the Wealthy

    1 week ago via @TheNation
  • Mourning 9/11 Fifteen Years Later

    Mourning 9/11 Fifteen Years Later

    1 week ago via @BostonReview
  • Inside the Gentrification of Grand Central Market

    Inside the Gentrification of Grand Central Market

    1 week ago via @LA_Mag @byjessekatz
  • Climate Change Project Wins ‘Memorials for the Future’ Competition

    Climate Change Project Wins ‘Memorials for the Future’ Competition

    1 week ago via @NatlParkService @NCPCgov @Van_Alen
  • A Timeline of the Earth’s Average Temperature

    A Timeline of the Earth’s Average Temperature

    2 weeks ago via @xkcd
  • The 280 Tribes Protesting on the Plains

    The 280 Tribes Protesting on the Plains

    2 weeks ago via @NYTimes
  • The Quiet Power of Maya Lin

    The Quiet Power of Maya Lin

    2 weeks ago via @NYBooks
  • Home Is Where the Parking Lot Is

    Home Is Where the Parking Lot Is

    2 weeks ago via @NYTimes @lanceopp
  • The View From Baltimore

    The View From Baltimore

    2 weeks ago via @TheAtlantic @zhindin @dwatkinsworld
  • ‘Rolling Coal’ in Diesel Trucks, to Rebel and Provoke

    ‘Rolling Coal’ in Diesel Trucks, to Rebel and Provoke

    2 weeks ago via @NYTimes @HirokoTabuchi
  • The Well-Tempered City: How to Balance Prosperity and Equity

    The Well-Tempered City: How to Balance Prosperity and Equity

    2 weeks ago via @MetropolisMag
  • The Forbidden City to Convict’s Landing: Rare Early City Maps

    The Forbidden City to Convict’s Landing: Rare Early City Maps

    2 weeks ago via @Guardian @DKPublishing
  • California Is About To Find Out What A Truly Radical Climate Policy Is Like

    California Is About To Find Out What A Truly Radical Climate Policy Is Like

    2 weeks ago via @VoxDotCom @bradplumer
  • The Modernist Marvel Town on the Marshes of Essex

    The Modernist Marvel Town on the Marshes of Essex

    2 weeks ago via @Guardian @timburrows @RadicalEssex
  • The Art of Urban Loneliness

    The Art of Urban Loneliness

    2 weeks ago via @CityLab @eillieanzi
  • Discrimination By Design

    Discrimination By Design

    2 weeks ago via @ProPublica @Digg @lenagroeger
  • The Chaotic Race To Build Elon Musk’s Hyperloop

    The Chaotic Race To Build Elon Musk’s Hyperloop

    2 weeks ago via @Wired @olifranklin
  • Inside the Mind of a Creative Architect

    Inside the Mind of a Creative Architect

    2 weeks ago via @ArchitectMag @Loudpaper
  • Flooding of Coast, Caused by Global Warming, Has Already Begun

    Flooding of Coast, Caused by Global Warming, Has Already Begun

    2 weeks ago via @NYTimes @JustinHGillis
  • How Voting Laws Squelch Urban America’s Voice

    How Voting Laws Squelch Urban America’s Voice

    2 weeks ago via @NextCityOrg @katyreckdahl @SentencingProj
  • Concrete, A Necessary Evil In the L.A. River’s Ecosystem

    Concrete, A Necessary Evil In the L.A. River’s Ecosystem

    2 weeks ago via @KCET @ccjao
  • Creating Sustainable Cities by ‘Reimagining the Civic Commons’

    Creating Sustainable Cities by ‘Reimagining the Civic Commons’

    2 weeks ago via @CityLab @KresgeFdn @KnightFdn @RockefellerFdn
  • How Can Louisiana Build Back Smarter?

    How Can Louisiana Build Back Smarter?

    3 weeks ago via @LandArchitects @Jared_L_Green @SMM_Aus
  • Architecture, The Hopeful Act

    Architecture, The Hopeful Act

    3 weeks ago via @MetropolisMag @szenasy
  • How Big Can China’s Cities Get?

    How Big Can China’s Cities Get?

    3 weeks ago via @BV @AdamMinter
  • Their Soil Toxic, 1,100 Indiana Residents Scramble to Find New Homes

    Their Soil Toxic, 1,100 Indiana Residents Scramble to Find New Homes

    3 weeks ago via @NYTimes @abbygoodnough @NYTNational
  • New Evidence For The Economic Value of Walkability

    New Evidence For The Economic Value of Walkability

    3 weeks ago via @CityObs @Joe_Cortright
  • ‘Mapping a Growing Nation’ Exhibition Tracks the Making of America

    ‘Mapping a Growing Nation’ Exhibition Tracks the Making of America

    3 weeks ago via @MapRoomBlog @LibraryCongress
  • Amsterdam, Revisited

    Amsterdam, Revisited

    3 weeks ago via @NYTimes @RussellShorto
  • The Fight to Not Be #Deported2Death

    The Fight to Not Be #Deported2Death

    3 weeks ago via @OpenCityMag @dulani_jai
  • The Rent Is Still Too Damn High

    The Rent Is Still Too Damn High

    3 weeks ago via @DemJournal @BuffaloArchPlan
  • The Restoration of Alvar Aalto’s Vyborg Library

    The Restoration of Alvar Aalto’s Vyborg Library

    3 weeks ago via @Dezeen @owenhatherley
  • It Is Impossible To Divorce Nature From Human Influence

    It Is Impossible To Divorce Nature From Human Influence

    3 weeks ago via @BostonReview @JedediahSPurdy
  • Photographing “Houseraising” on the Jersey Shore

    Photographing “Houseraising” on the Jersey Shore

    3 weeks ago via @United_Photo
  • Why the High Cost of City Living is Bad For Everyone

    Why the High Cost of City Living is Bad For Everyone

    3 weeks ago via @NewYorker @chumpchanger @enf
  • This City Runs on Donations

    This City Runs on Donations

    3 weeks ago via @NextCityOrg @scottythescribe
  • Does Burning Man Need a New Urban Plan?

    Does Burning Man Need a New Urban Plan?

    3 weeks ago via @CityLab @kristoncapps @nate_berg @burningman
  • Fukushima’s Underground Ice Wall

    Fukushima’s Underground Ice Wall

    3 weeks ago via @NYTimes @facklernyt
  • Dear Artforum: Six Men Memorialize Zaha Hadid

    Dear Artforum: Six Men Memorialize Zaha Hadid

    3 weeks ago via @_Parlour @KazbarBurns
  • The View From the Burj Khalifa

    The View From the Burj Khalifa

    4 weeks ago via @CatapultStory @_mattking
  • Austin’s Magical Music Map

    Austin’s Magical Music Map

    4 weeks ago via @GMapsMania @AustinMusicMap
  • Fighting Foreclosure in Atlanta

    Fighting Foreclosure in Atlanta

    4 weeks ago via @DissentMag @sarahljaffe
  • Today’s Inequality Could Easily Become Tomorrow’s Catastrophe

    Today’s Inequality Could Easily Become Tomorrow’s Catastrophe

    4 weeks ago via @NYTimes @RobertJShiller
  • Ed Ruscha and the Art of Being in Los Angeles

    Ed Ruscha and the Art of Being in Los Angeles

    4 weeks ago via @ThePublicSquare @DJWaldie
  • Uncovering the Potential of Honolulu’s Hidden Streams

    Uncovering the Potential of Honolulu’s Hidden Streams

    4 weeks ago via @NextCityOrg @timothy_schuler
  • The ‘Tortured Transit’ of Bus Routes

    The ‘Tortured Transit’ of Bus Routes

    4 weeks ago via @CityLab @linpoonsays @TransitCenter
  • A Monument to Outlast Humanity

    A Monument to Outlast Humanity

    4 weeks ago via @NewYorker @danagoodyear
  • A Binational Bike Trail on the U.S.-Mexico Border

    A Binational Bike Trail on the U.S.-Mexico Border

    4 weeks ago via @Citiscope
  • “Architecture Can Seem Like a Paltry Gesture in Times Like Ours”

    “Architecture Can Seem Like a Paltry Gesture in Times Like Ours”

    4 weeks ago via @Dezeen @loudpaper
  • Secret Cameras Record Baltimore’s Every Move From Above

    Secret Cameras Record Baltimore’s Every Move From Above

    4 weeks ago via @BW @MonteReel1 @philip_nyc
  • Maps Show Segregation in U.S. Schools

    Maps Show Segregation in U.S. Schools

    4 weeks ago via @GMapsMania @KeirClarke
  • The Need To Expand the Frontiers of Urban Sustainability

    The Need To Expand the Frontiers of Urban Sustainability

    4 weeks ago via @Nature @NatureNews @dwachsmuth @aldatweets @hiangelo
  • Making a Home For Black History in Washington, D.C.

    Making a Home For Black History in Washington, D.C.

    4 weeks ago via @NewYorker @vcunningham
  • The Trouble With Group Living in Boulder

    The Trouble With Group Living in Boulder

    4 weeks ago via @Slate @HenryGrabar
  • The Effects of Rising Sea Levels in South Florida

    The Effects of Rising Sea Levels in South Florida

    1 month ago via @Gizmodo @themadstone
  • Six Photos Show the Interstate’s Impact on St. Louis

    Six Photos Show the Interstate’s Impact on St. Louis

    1 month ago via @NextCityOrg @jkjenkinney
  • Saving Langston Hughes’s House in Harlem

    Saving Langston Hughes’s House in Harlem

    1 month ago via @CityLab @linpoonsays @ITooArts
  • Woodbury SOA’s Annie Chu Named AIA|LA 2016 Presidential Honoree

    Woodbury SOA’s Annie Chu Named AIA|LA 2016 Presidential Honoree

    1 day ago via @Woodbury_SOA @AIALosAngeles
  • ‘Landscape Architecture as Necessity’ at USC

    ‘Landscape Architecture as Necessity’ at USC

    2 days ago via @USCArchitecture @nmlister @faslanyc @freeassocdesign
  • Architectural Record’s 2016 Women in Architecture Awards Winners

    Architectural Record’s 2016 Women in Architecture Awards Winners

    2 days ago via @ArchRecord @ColumbiaGSAPP
  • Daniels Faculty Panel at Media Architecture Summit

    Daniels Faculty Panel at Media Architecture Summit

    3 days ago via @UofTDaniels @mediaarchitect
  • New Book on Urban Renewal Featured on NPR

    New Book on Urban Renewal Featured on NPR

    4 days ago via @SamFoxSchool @WBUR @pheydaSTL @GambleAssoc
  • Center for Health & Research Design at Wash U

    Center for Health & Research Design at Wash U

    5 days ago via @SamFoxSchool
  • Weiping Wu Named Director of Urban Planning at Columbia GSAPP

    Weiping Wu Named Director of Urban Planning at Columbia GSAPP

    6 days ago via @ColumbiaGSAPP
  • The Architectural Legacy of Bacardi

    The Architectural Legacy of Bacardi

    6 days ago via @Rizzoli_Books @UM_SoA
  • Building Diversity in Austin’s Architect Community

    Building Diversity in Austin’s Architect Community

    6 days ago via @KUT @UTSOA @FreeBlackTX
  • Marlon Blackwell Lecture at Tulane School of Architecture

    Marlon Blackwell Lecture at Tulane School of Architecture

    6 days ago via @TulaneArch @FayJonesSchool
  • Saving Virginia’s Coasts at UVA

    Saving Virginia’s Coasts at UVA

    1 week ago via @UVaSARC
  • Bishir Prize for Vernacular Architecture Nominations Open

    Bishir Prize for Vernacular Architecture Nominations Open

    1 week ago via @VAFweb @UVaSARC
  • Exhibition ‘The Other Architect’ opens at Columbia GSAPP

    Exhibition ‘The Other Architect’ opens at Columbia GSAPP

    1 week ago via @ColumbiaGSAPP @CCAwire
  • UTSOA Initiative on Race, Gender, and the Built Environment

    UTSOA Initiative on Race, Gender, and the Built Environment

    1 week ago via @UTSOA
  • New Exhibition ‘Every Building in Baghdad’ Opens

    New Exhibition ‘Every Building in Baghdad’ Opens

    1 week ago via @GrahamFound @AIFCom
  • Architecture in the Age of Digital Media at SCI-Arc

    Architecture in the Age of Digital Media at SCI-Arc

    2 weeks ago via @SCIarc @Archinect @designboom @LACMA @bratton
  • Michael Van Valkenburgh Lecture at Fay Jones School

    Michael Van Valkenburgh Lecture at Fay Jones School

    2 weeks ago via @FayJonesSchool @MVVA_INC
  • 2016 Steedman Fellowship in Architecture Call For Proposals

    2016 Steedman Fellowship in Architecture Call For Proposals

    2 weeks ago via @SamFoxSchool
  • Atlanta’s BeltLine: An Ambitious Plan to Bring a City Together

    Atlanta’s BeltLine: An Ambitious Plan to Bring a City Together

    2 weeks ago via @NYTimes @ryangravel @GT_Architecture @RichardFausset
  • Carme Pinós Awarded 2016 Berkeley-Rupp Prize

    Carme Pinós Awarded 2016 Berkeley-Rupp Prize

    2 weeks ago via @CEDNews @UCBerkeleyNews @Est_CarmePinos
  • AIA Award of Excellence 2016 for Fay Jones School Facilities

    AIA Award of Excellence 2016 for Fay Jones School Facilities

    2 weeks ago via @ArchitectMag @FayJonesSchool
  • UVA Faculty on Biophilic Design for Cities

    UVA Faculty on Biophilic Design for Cities

    2 weeks ago via @UVaSARC
  • Columbia GSAPP Wins ARCHITECT 2016 Studio and Sloan Prizes

    Columbia GSAPP Wins ARCHITECT 2016 Studio and Sloan Prizes

    2 weeks ago via @ArchitectMag @ColumbiaGSAPP
  • Taubman College Wins ARCHITECT 2016 Studio Prize

    Taubman College Wins ARCHITECT 2016 Studio Prize

    2 weeks ago via @TaubmanCollege @ArchitectMag
  • Panel on ‘Processing Design’ at Columbia GSAPP

    Panel on ‘Processing Design’ at Columbia GSAPP

    2 weeks ago via @ColumbiaGSAPP @KIERANTMBERLK @Quayola
  • Sam Fox School 10th Anniversary Celebration

    Sam Fox School 10th Anniversary Celebration

    2 weeks ago via @SamFoxSchool @KemperArtMuseum
  • Project Mapping Urban Displacement in California

    Project Mapping Urban Displacement in California

    2 weeks ago via @GMapsMania @CEDNews @uclaurbnplnning
  • Miami SoA Helps Create New Smart City in the Yucatán Peninsula

    Miami SoA Helps Create New Smart City in the Yucatán Peninsula

    2 weeks ago via @Archinect @UM_SoA @RAD_UM @UMCCS @UNAM_MX
  • Aarhus International Drawing of the Year 2016 Competition Opens

    Aarhus International Drawing of the Year 2016 Competition Opens

    3 weeks ago via @aarchdk
  • New Book on the Architecture of WOJR

    New Book on the Architecture of WOJR

    3 weeks ago via @MITArchitecture @wojr_org @park_books
  • New Book on Asian Urbanism

    New Book on Asian Urbanism

    3 weeks ago via @HKUPress @ColumbiaUP @UrbanUW @UWBuiltEnv @ArchUW
  • NEH Award for Urban-Nature Summer Institute at UW

    NEH Award for Urban-Nature Summer Institute at UW

    4 weeks ago via @UrbanUW @UWBuiltEnv @SimpsonCenter @NEHgov
  • Berkeley CED’s Mary Comerio on Italy’s Earthquake Safety on NPR

    Berkeley CED’s Mary Comerio on Italy’s Earthquake Safety on NPR

    4 weeks ago via @CEDNews @NPRATC @EERI_tweets
  • The National Park Service Legacy of UVA’s Benjamin Howland

    The National Park Service Legacy of UVA’s Benjamin Howland

    4 weeks ago via @UVaSARC @NatlParkService @bmeyer56
  • David Ruy Named Postgraduate Chair at Sci-Arc EDGE

    David Ruy Named Postgraduate Chair at Sci-Arc EDGE

    1 month ago via @SCIarc @ruy_david
  • New Site-Specific Composition to mark Fay Jones School 70th Anniversary

    New Site-Specific Composition to mark Fay Jones School 70th Anniversary

    1 month ago via @FayJonesSchool @paulrhaas
  • New Book on Conservation and Ecology in Texas

    New Book on Conservation and Ecology in Texas

    1 month ago via @UTSOA @TAMUPress
  • Guide to Online Courses on Urbanism

    Guide to Online Courses on Urbanism

    1 month ago via @CityLab @MITsap @ETH @FacArchHKU @TaubmanCollege
  • Symposium on The Secret Life of Buildings at UTSOA

    Symposium on The Secret Life of Buildings at UTSOA

    1 month ago via @UTSOA @CenterForArch @ColumbiaGSAPP @SCIarc @oteropailos @the_eco_thought
  • UTSOA Fall Lectures and Exhibitions Announced

    UTSOA Fall Lectures and Exhibitions Announced

    1 month ago via @UTSOA