Places Wire

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

  • What Happened to Worcester?

    What Happened to Worcester?

    2 days ago via @NYTimes @adamdavidson
  • San Francisco’s long shadow

    San Francisco’s long shadow

    2 days ago via @WashingtonPost @Wonkblog @emilymbadger
  • When Personalization Leads To Discrimination On AirBnB

    When Personalization Leads To Discrimination On AirBnB

    2 days ago via @NPR @HiddenBrain
  • The Psychological Cost of Boring Buildings

    The Psychological Cost of Boring Buildings

    2 days ago via @NYMag @JacobaUrist
  • Beyonce’s Simple But Radical Porch-Front Politics

    Beyonce’s Simple But Radical Porch-Front Politics

    2 days ago via @CityLab @brentinmock
  • SFMOMA’s expansion tries mightily but ultimately rings a bit hollow

    SFMOMA’s expansion tries mightily but ultimately rings a bit hollow

    2 days ago via @LATimes @HawthorneLAT
  • The world would be out of water if everyone ate like Americans

    The world would be out of water if everyone ate like Americans

    5 days ago via @Reveal @eWords
  • Cuba: The Big Change

    Cuba: The Big Change

    5 days ago via @NYBooks @popeyfex
  • The Forward Building: From Labor Citadel to Luxury Condos

    The Forward Building: From Labor Citadel to Luxury Condos

    5 days ago via @jdforward @skestenbaum
  • This Is Our Country. Let’s Walk It.

    This Is Our Country. Let’s Walk It.

    5 days ago via @NYTimes @KenIlgunas
  • Soviet squares: how public space is disappearing in post-communist cities

    Soviet squares: how public space is disappearing in post-communist cities

    5 days ago via @Guardian @owenhatherley
  • MoMA’s ‘Temporary’ Suspension of Architecture and Design

    MoMA’s ‘Temporary’ Suspension of Architecture and Design

    5 days ago via @ArchitectMag @aaronbetsky
  • The Internet really has changed everything

    The Internet really has changed everything

    1 week ago via @Medium @backchnnl @fimoculous
  • In Uganda’s small but fast-growing cities, ‘one planner is not enough’

    In Uganda’s small but fast-growing cities, ‘one planner is not enough’

    1 week ago via @Citiscope @amyfallon @CitiesAlliance
  • The Inside Story on Designing Prince’s Paisley Park

    The Inside Story on Designing Prince’s Paisley Park

    1 week ago via @Billboard @ShiraKarsen
  • International Mother Earth Day

    International Mother Earth Day

    1 week ago via @UN @EarthDayNetwork
  • Why is the world of architecture so male-dominated?

    Why is the world of architecture so male-dominated?

    1 week ago via @LATimes @PrincetonUPress
  • The “Chicago Model” of policing hasn’t saved Chicago

    The “Chicago Model” of policing hasn’t saved Chicago

    1 week ago via @MarshallProj @SimoneJWei
  • ‘Hope everyone pukes on your artisanal treats’: fighting gentrification, L.A.-style

    ‘Hope everyone pukes on your artisanal treats’: fighting gentrification, L.A.-style

    1 week ago via @Guardian @rorycarroll72 @espacio1839
  • Medellín’s ‘Metropolitan Greenbelt’

    Medellín’s ‘Metropolitan Greenbelt’

    2 weeks ago via @Citiscope @FutCity
  • Investigating the algorithms that govern our lives

    Investigating the algorithms that govern our lives

    2 weeks ago via @CJR @chavarisa
  • The Real Estate Apartheid

    The Real Estate Apartheid

    2 weeks ago via @HakaiMagazine @kimondegreef
  • March temperature smashes 100-year global record

    March temperature smashes 100-year global record

    2 weeks ago via @Guardian @dpcarrington
  • The Great San Francisco Earthquake: Photos From 110 Years Ago

    The Great San Francisco Earthquake: Photos From 110 Years Ago

    2 weeks ago via @TheAtlantic @kokogiak
  • The Forgotten History of Female Mapmakers

    The Forgotten History of Female Mapmakers

    2 weeks ago via @TheAtlantic @mslaurabliss
  • Climate Change Hits Hard in Zambia, an African Success Story

    Climate Change Hits Hard in Zambia, an African Success Story

    2 weeks ago via @NYTimes @onishinyt
  • Unnatural Selection

    Unnatural Selection

    2 weeks ago via @NewYorker @ElizKolbert
  • New Book Looks at Profession’s Gender Gap

    New Book Looks at Profession’s Gender Gap

    2 weeks ago via @Curbed @freqresponse
  • In Print: Where Are the Women Architects?

    In Print: Where Are the Women Architects?

    2 weeks ago via @UrbanLandInst @PalettaAnthony @PrincetonUPress
  • For female architects, the loss of Zaha Hadid is personal

    For female architects, the loss of Zaha Hadid is personal

    3 weeks ago via @FR_Conversation
  • Living Happily Ever After

    Living Happily Ever After

    3 weeks ago via @NYBooks @PrincetonUPress @uvapress
  • Still Cleaning Up: 30 Years After the Chernobyl Disaster

    Still Cleaning Up: 30 Years After the Chernobyl Disaster

    3 weeks ago via @TheAtlantic @kokogiak
  • Boris Johnson’s dire legacy for London

    Boris Johnson’s dire legacy for London

    3 weeks ago via @Guardian @RowanMoore
  • Why Are America’s Most Innovative Companies Still Stuck in 1950s Suburbia?

    Why Are America’s Most Innovative Companies Still Stuck in 1950s Suburbia?

    3 weeks ago via @collectorswkly
  • The Hills Have I.P.s

    The Hills Have I.P.s

    3 weeks ago via @ThisIsFusion @TheRealFuture @kashhill
  • Before the Trumps, There Were the Wendels

    Before the Trumps, There Were the Wendels

    3 weeks ago via @NYTimes @JulieSatow
  • Surveillance Debate Gets a Dose of Racial Perspective

    Surveillance Debate Gets a Dose of Racial Perspective

    3 weeks ago via @the_intercept @JennaMC_Laugh @alvarombedoya @GeorgetownLaw
  • Inspired by New York’s High Line

    Inspired by New York’s High Line

    3 weeks ago via @Citiscope @gracechua
  • Air Rights: Growing Alberta’s Aerospace Ecosystem

    Air Rights: Growing Alberta’s Aerospace Ecosystem

    3 weeks ago via @AveryReview @ColumbiaGSAPP @isthiscaitlin
  • What the Hell Happened in East New York?

    What the Hell Happened in East New York?

    3 weeks ago via @BRTable @Digg
  • The New Europeans

    The New Europeans

    4 weeks ago via @NYTimes @JamesAngelos
  • London’s Housing Crisis and the Inequality Chasm

    London’s Housing Crisis and the Inequality Chasm

    4 weeks ago via @CityLab @FeargusOSull
  • The Highest Bidder

    The Highest Bidder

    4 weeks ago via @WalrusMagazine @Goldiein604
  • The Secret Life of Panama City

    The Secret Life of Panama City

    4 weeks ago via @NewYorker @jonleeanderson
  • Milton Keynes has a writer in residence? Imagine the possibilities.

    Milton Keynes has a writer in residence? Imagine the possibilities.

    4 weeks ago via @Guardian @stevenpoole
  • How Habitat for Humanity Went to Brooklyn and Poor Families Lost Their Homes

    How Habitat for Humanity Went to Brooklyn and Poor Families Lost Their Homes

    4 weeks ago via @ProPublica @mrochabrun @NYDailyNews
  • San Francisco Approves Fully Paid Parental Leave

    San Francisco Approves Fully Paid Parental Leave

    4 weeks ago via @NYTimes @thomasfullerNYT
  • How America became a world leader in tax avoidance

    How America became a world leader in tax avoidance

    4 weeks ago via @Salon @ddayen
  • Fury Over Fracking

    Fury Over Fracking

    4 weeks ago via @NYBooks @climatecouncil @neelaeast @insideclimate
  • The Abstractionist

    The Abstractionist

    1 month ago via @NewYorker @jmseabrook
  • What Mexico City learned by devoting an office to designing public spaces

    What Mexico City learned by devoting an office to designing public spaces

    1 month ago via @Citiscope
  • A crusade to defeat the legacy of highways rammed through poor neighborhoods

    A crusade to defeat the legacy of highways rammed through poor neighborhoods

    1 month ago via @WashingtonPost @ashleyhalsey3rd
  • Choking to Death in Detroit

    Choking to Death in Detroit

    1 month ago via @Newsweek @zoeschlanger
  • Keeping My Fossil Fuel in the Ground

    Keeping My Fossil Fuel in the Ground

    1 month ago via @NYTimes @TempestWilliams
  • The heart of the world

    The heart of the world

    1 month ago via @AeonMag @peterfrankopan
  • Poverty Is Now a Regional Problem

    Poverty Is Now a Regional Problem

    1 month ago via @landarchitects
  • A Vision in Concrete

    A Vision in Concrete

    1 month ago via @BostonReview @PalettaAnthony @microkubo @MonacelliPress
  • How to Shrink a Jail

    How to Shrink a Jail

    1 month ago via @NextCityOrg @katyreckdahl
  • Google and Apple: High-Tech Hippies of Silicon Valley

    Google and Apple: High-Tech Hippies of Silicon Valley

    1 month ago via @NYTimes @nikilsaval
  • Cuba’s sustainable agriculture at risk

    Cuba’s sustainable agriculture at risk

    1 month ago via @ConversationUS
  • It’s time for a “big short” in parking

    It’s time for a “big short” in parking

    1 month ago via @CityObs
  • Sound Transit Unveils Visionary Light Rail Plan

    Sound Transit Unveils Visionary Light Rail Plan

    1 month ago via @strangerslog @heidigroover
  • Imaginary Spaces

    Imaginary Spaces

    1 month ago via @NewYorker
  • The Craving for Public Squares

    The Craving for Public Squares

    1 month ago via @NYBooks @kimmelman
  • How Aerial Surveillance Has Changed Policing — and Crime — in Los Angeles

    How Aerial Surveillance Has Changed Policing — and Crime — in Los Angeles

    1 month ago via @NYTimes @bldgblog
  • Could Harvesting Fog Help Solve the World’s Water Crisis?

    Could Harvesting Fog Help Solve the World’s Water Crisis?

    1 month ago via @NewYorker @ptoutonghi
  • In the Capital of Europe

    In the Capital of Europe

    1 month ago via @NYBooks
  • Exporting Jihad

    Exporting Jihad

    1 month ago via @NewYorker
  • Death by gentrification: the killing that shamed San Francisco

    Death by gentrification: the killing that shamed San Francisco

    1 month ago via @Guardian
  • How a National Transit Map could connect ‘transit deserts’ to the grid

    How a National Transit Map could connect ‘transit deserts’ to the grid

    1 month ago via @WashingtonPost @faizsays
  • Guantánamo: From Prison to Marine Conservation Peace Park?

    Guantánamo: From Prison to Marine Conservation Peace Park?

    2 months ago via @NewYorker @ElizKolbert @ScienceMagazine
  • Louisiana’s vanishing island: the climate “refugees” resettling for $52m

    Louisiana’s vanishing island: the climate “refugees” resettling for $52m

    2 months ago via @Guardian @LaurenZanolli
  • Challenging Washington’s Architectural History

    Challenging Washington’s Architectural History

    2 months ago via @NYTimes @dadjaye
  • America, the Unaffordable

    America, the Unaffordable

    2 months ago via @TheNation @DW_Gibson
  • Where Architecture Was Designed to Cure

    Where Architecture Was Designed to Cure

    2 months ago via @Hyperallergic @AllisonCMeier @BenrubiGallery
  • A manifesto for London at 10 million: “Give its citizens the freedom to live well”

    A manifesto for London at 10 million: “Give its citizens the freedom to live well”

    2 months ago via @Guardian @RowanMoore
  • MADA Talks: Editing Architecture

    MADA Talks: Editing Architecture

    2 months ago via @monashada @POST_Archimag @AssemblePapers @Mat_Ward @JustineClark
  • A sinking jail: The environmental disaster that is Rikers Island

    A sinking jail: The environmental disaster that is Rikers Island

    2 months ago via @Grist @aintacrow
  • Politicians, Ugly Buildings, and Whores

    Politicians, Ugly Buildings, and Whores

    2 months ago via @ArchitectMag @NedCramer
  • The Attrition Problem

    The Attrition Problem

    2 months ago via @MetropolisMag
  • Goodbye Norman Millar: A Beautiful Soul at Woodbury

    Goodbye Norman Millar: A Beautiful Soul at Woodbury

    5 days ago via @KCRW @FrancesAnderton @woodbury_soa
  • USC Releases Over 1,300 Photos Of Los Angeles’ Finest Modern Architecture

    USC Releases Over 1,300 Photos Of Los Angeles’ Finest Modern Architecture

    1 week ago via @LAist @dannyseamus @USCArchitecture @USCdiglib
  • The Value of a City’s ‘StreetScore’

    The Value of a City’s ‘StreetScore’

    1 week ago via @CityLab @linpoonsays @MITSAP
  • Book Ends: Working with Norman Millar

    Book Ends: Working with Norman Millar

    1 week ago via @aridlandsinst @woodbury_soa @WoodburyU
  • Pratt Presents: Food, Culture, and Beyond

    Pratt Presents: Food, Culture, and Beyond

    2 weeks ago via @EdibleBrooklyn @PrattInstitute
  • City Parks that Changed America: Gas Works Park

    City Parks that Changed America: Gas Works Park

    3 weeks ago via @TheTakeaway @UWBuiltEnv @Jhockenberry @PBS @wttw @PRI
  • Winners of Competition for a New School of Architecture in Aarhus

    Winners of Competition for a New School of Architecture in Aarhus

    3 weeks ago via @aarchdk
  • Where form and content merge

    Where form and content merge

    4 weeks ago via @aarchdk
  • Aarhus: Professorship in Urban and Landscape Planning

    Aarhus: Professorship in Urban and Landscape Planning

    1 month ago via @aarchdk
  • Aarhus: Professorships in Architectural Heritage

    Aarhus: Professorships in Architectural Heritage

    1 month ago via @aarchdk
  • Building Infrastructure for More Inclusive Communities

    Building Infrastructure for More Inclusive Communities

    1 month ago via @CityLab @ryangravel @GT_Architecture
  • A Year in the Life of New Orleans’ Chief Resilience Officer

    A Year in the Life of New Orleans’ Chief Resilience Officer

    1 month ago via @HuffPostGreen @TulaneArch @mitsap
  • Aarhus Architecture: New Fellowship Opportunities

    Aarhus Architecture: New Fellowship Opportunities

    2 months ago via @aarchdk
  • Cecil Balmond : Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal

    Cecil Balmond : Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal

    2 months ago via @UVaSARC @UVA @BalmondStudio
  • “How is Architecture Political?”

    “How is Architecture Political?”

    2 months ago via @AveryReview @ColumbiaGSAPP
  • Frederick Steiner Named Dean of Penn Design

    Frederick Steiner Named Dean of Penn Design

    2 months ago via @Penn @PennDesign @UTSOA
  • SCI-Arc Mexico

    SCI-Arc Mexico

    3 months ago via @SCIArc
  • Australia’s Newest Waterfront

    Australia’s Newest Waterfront

    3 months ago via @PennDesign
  • Pratt Lecture Series: The Road From Paris

    Pratt Lecture Series: The Road From Paris

    3 months ago via @PrattInstitute
  • USC Architecture: Spring 2016 Events

    USC Architecture: Spring 2016 Events

    3 months ago via @USCArchitecture @Archinect
  • SCI-Arc Launches Curatorial Summer Program

    SCI-Arc Launches Curatorial Summer Program

    3 months ago via @SCI-Arc
  • Infra Eco Logi Urbanism

    Infra Eco Logi Urbanism

    3 months ago via @TaubmanCollege @park_books
  • UW Architecture: Spring 2016 Lectures

    UW Architecture: Spring 2016 Lectures

    3 months ago via @UWBuiltEnv
  • ETH Architecture: Spring 2016 Lectures

    ETH Architecture: Spring 2016 Lectures

    3 months ago via @ETH
  • SEED Award: Parisite Skate Park

    SEED Award: Parisite Skate Park

    3 months ago via @TulaneArch @TCC_NOLA @SEEDNtwk
  • Why Today’s Slums Are Different, and How to Do Density Right

    Why Today’s Slums Are Different, and How to Do Density Right

    3 months ago via @WRIcities @PennDesign @PennIUR
  • Taubman College: Spring 2016 Lectures

    Taubman College: Spring 2016 Lectures

    3 months ago via @TaubmanCollege
  • Experiments in Environment: The Halprin Workshops

    Experiments in Environment: The Halprin Workshops

    3 months ago via @CAHistory @GrahamFound @PennDesign
  • Penn Design: Spring 2016 Events

    Penn Design: Spring 2016 Events

    4 months ago via @PennDesign
  • Woodbury: Spring 2016 Lectures

    Woodbury: Spring 2016 Lectures

    4 months ago via @Woodbury_SOA
  • SCI-Arc: Spring 2016 Lectures

    SCI-Arc: Spring 2016 Lectures

    4 months ago via @sciarc @Archinect
  • UBC SALA: Spring 2016 Lecture Series

    UBC SALA: Spring 2016 Lecture Series

    4 months ago via @UBCSALA
  • Design Competition: Aarhus Architecture

    Design Competition: Aarhus Architecture

    5 months ago via @aarchdk
  • Review: Best of Baird

    Review: Best of Baird

    5 months ago via @ArchPaper @UofTDaniels
  • Douglas Kelbaugh Wins 2016 Topaz Medallion

    Douglas Kelbaugh Wins 2016 Topaz Medallion

    5 months ago via @ArchitectMag @HallieBusta @TaubmanCollege @AIANational
  • International Recognition for Aarhus School of Architecture

    International Recognition for Aarhus School of Architecture

    5 months ago via @aarchdk
  • Does architecture need to be original?

    Does architecture need to be original?

    5 months ago via @Guardian @MITArchitecture
  • New MFA Faculty at Penn Design

    New MFA Faculty at Penn Design

    5 months ago via @PennDesign
  • How Urban Designer Germane Barnes is Reviving a Miami Suburb

    How Urban Designer Germane Barnes is Reviving a Miami Suburb

    5 months ago via @Curbed @freqresponse @Woodbury_SOA
  • #wikiD Writing Workshop: Women in Architecture

    #wikiD Writing Workshop: Women in Architecture

    5 months ago via @SCIArc @AWAplusD @Archinect