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

  • The Plot to Loot America’s Wilderness

    The Plot to Loot America’s Wilderness

    2 days ago via @TheNation @theIFUND @adamfederman
  • When Irma Arrived In Northeast Florida

    When Irma Arrived In Northeast Florida

    2 days ago via @BitterSouth
  • On Being Midwestern

    On Being Midwestern

    2 days ago via @HedgehogReview @phil_christman
  • Saving Miami’s History From the Sea

    Saving Miami’s History From the Sea

    2 days ago via @CityLab @jessicahester
  • McMansion, USA

    McMansion, USA

    3 days ago via @JacobinMag @McMansionHell
  • Left Behind By Smart Cities

    Left Behind By Smart Cities

    3 days ago via @CityLab @MsLauraBliss
  • The Battle to Replace America’s Water Infrastructure

    The Battle to Replace America’s Water Infrastructure

    3 days ago via @NYTimes @HirokoTabuchi
  • The Mythical Whiteness of Trump Country

    The Mythical Whiteness of Trump Country

    3 days ago via @BostonReview @elizabethcatte
  • The Science of Wobbling Bridges

    The Science of Wobbling Bridges

    4 days ago via @NYTimes @nonojojo
  • Photographer Fred Lyon’s San Francisco

    Photographer Fred Lyon’s San Francisco

    4 days ago via @KQEDnews @patyollin
  • The School Prepping for Apocalypse

    The School Prepping for Apocalypse

    4 days ago via @NYTMag @tomvanderbilt
  • The Prospects of Carbon-Dioxide Removal

    The Prospects of Carbon-Dioxide Removal

    4 days ago via @NewYorker
  • Cities and States Acting on Climate Represent More Than Half U.S. Economy

    Cities and States Acting on Climate Represent More Than Half U.S. Economy

    6 days ago via ‎@WRIRossCities
  • When New York City Was a (Literal) Battlefield

    When New York City Was a (Literal) Battlefield

    6 days ago via @NYTimes @RussellShorto
  • Southern Mexico Is Still Reeling From September’s Earthquake

    Southern Mexico Is Still Reeling From September’s Earthquake

    6 days ago via @Slate @RoadsKingdoms @mtpsnyder
  • The High Line’s Art of Dislocation

    The High Line’s Art of Dislocation

    6 days ago via @CityLab @MFriedrichNYC
  • Documentary: Starship Chicago

    Documentary: Starship Chicago

    6 days ago via @MASContext
  • Exhibition: A Border by Objects

    Exhibition: A Border by Objects

    6 days ago via @NewInquiry @MarcosSGonsalez
  • The Wooden Future of Skyscrapers

    The Wooden Future of Skyscrapers

    6 days ago via @TheAtlantic @amandakhurley
  • Houston’s Struggle Is America’s Tale

    Houston’s Struggle Is America’s Tale

    6 days ago via @NYTimes @Kimmelman
  • When A Small Town’s Private Prison Goes Bust

    When A Small Town’s Private Prison Goes Bust

    2 weeks ago via @MarshallProj @lbeisen
  • A New Green Future Is Building on Lake Erie

    A New Green Future Is Building on Lake Erie

    2 weeks ago via @NextCityOrg @DanMcGraw1
  • Urban Innovation Drives Income Segregation

    Urban Innovation Drives Income Segregation

    2 weeks ago via @_KarenHao @QZ
  • Where the Small-Town American Dream Lives On

    Where the Small-Town American Dream Lives On

    2 weeks ago via @NewYorker @LarissaMacFarqu
  • The Museum of Ice Cream

    The Museum of Ice Cream

    2 weeks ago via @Curbed @LangeAlexandra
  • Adapting the Majestic Bayonne Bridge

    Adapting the Majestic Bayonne Bridge

    2 weeks ago via @NewYorker
  • Under the Banner of New York

    Under the Banner of New York

    2 weeks ago via @NYBooks
  • Sustainable Redevelopment in Richmond

    Sustainable Redevelopment in Richmond

    2 weeks ago via @NextCityOrg
  • The World Cities Left Below Sea Level After 3C of Warming

    The World Cities Left Below Sea Level After 3C of Warming

    2 weeks ago via @Guardian @JonathanWatts
  • Re-Zoning Could Change Seattle’s Patterns of Segregation

    Re-Zoning Could Change Seattle’s Patterns of Segregation

    2 weeks ago via @SeattleTimes @PotReporter @JustinAMayo
  • Photos: Living Beside a Nuclear Plant in Armenia

    Photos: Living Beside a Nuclear Plant in Armenia

    2 weeks ago via @PostPhoto @dickerman_k
  • Cleaning up the Willamette River

    Cleaning up the Willamette River

    2 weeks ago via @ScienceJulia @OrHumanities
  • The Rise of San Francisco’s YIMBYs

    The Rise of San Francisco’s YIMBYs

    2 weeks ago via @Grist @SavorTooth @CEDNews @SPUR_Urbanist
  • Southern California’s Oil-Polluted Neighborhoods

    Southern California’s Oil-Polluted Neighborhoods

    3 weeks ago via @PacificStand @Publici
  • The Cartography of Climate Change

    The Cartography of Climate Change

    3 weeks ago via @AtlasObscura @NatGeoMaps @LauraOliver @hotosm
  • Five Lessons on Designing for Good

    Five Lessons on Designing for Good

    3 weeks ago via @NextCityOrg @johncary @melindagates @IslandPress
  • Making Public Lands a Little Less Public

    Making Public Lands a Little Less Public

    3 weeks ago via @NewRepublic @emorwee
  • ‘Tiny House Hunters’ and the Shrinking American Dream

    ‘Tiny House Hunters’ and the Shrinking American Dream

    3 weeks ago via @Curbed
  • India’s Uninhabitable Villages

    India’s Uninhabitable Villages

    3 weeks ago via @NYTimes @GOAnand
  • Does architecture have a Harvey Weinstein hiding within its ranks?

    Does architecture have a Harvey Weinstein hiding within its ranks?

    3 weeks ago via @Dezeen @AnnaWinston
  • This Land Is No Longer Your Land

    This Land Is No Longer Your Land

    3 weeks ago via @Bloomberg
  • Chicago’s Poorest are Paying the Most for Water

    Chicago’s Poorest are Paying the Most for Water

    4 weeks ago via @ChicagoTribune @tgregoryreports @kcecireyes @pmocwriter @AngelaTCR
  • Harry Weese and the Brutalist Metro System

    Harry Weese and the Brutalist Metro System

    4 weeks ago via @Curbed @LangeAlexandra
  • Designing a More Inclusive City

    Designing a More Inclusive City

    4 weeks ago via @NYTimes @aarieff @InterboroPartne
  • Behind the Populist Promise of Google Urbanism

    Behind the Populist Promise of Google Urbanism

    4 weeks ago via @Guardian @evgenymorozov
  • New Book: Dangerous Waters

    New Book: Dangerous Waters

    4 weeks ago via @MicahCash @UTennPress
  • The Annual Price Tag of Pollution

    The Annual Price Tag of Pollution

    4 weeks ago via @Climate @TheLancet
  • The Boomtown That Shouldn’t Exist

    The Boomtown That Shouldn’t Exist

    4 weeks ago via @Politico
  • America’s Crumbling River Infrastructure

    America’s Crumbling River Infrastructure

    4 weeks ago via @TheEconomist
  • The U.S. Needs Its Small Towns

    The U.S. Needs Its Small Towns

    4 weeks ago via @TheAtlantic @BrianRAlexander
  • America’s Eco City of the Future

    America’s Eco City of the Future

    1 month ago via @Guardian @Tom_Dart
  • Channeling America’s Urban Revival into Neglected Neighborhoods

    Channeling America’s Urban Revival into Neglected Neighborhoods

    1 month ago via @TheAtlantic @RonBrownstein
  • Using Landscape Design to Make Spaces Safer

    Using Landscape Design to Make Spaces Safer

    1 month ago via @Verge
  • The Side Pittsburgh Doesn’t Want You to See

    The Side Pittsburgh Doesn’t Want You to See

    1 month ago via @CityLab @brentinmock
  • Living in the Margins in the Shadow of Disney

    Living in the Margins in the Shadow of Disney

    1 month ago via @Guardian @richlusc
  • AIA Lifetime Achievement Award for Beverly Willis

    AIA Lifetime Achievement Award for Beverly Willis

    1 month ago via @KCRW @AIACC
  • Bachelard’s Philosophy of At-Homeness

    Bachelard’s Philosophy of At-Homeness

    1 month ago via @AeonMag
  • The Fragile State of the Midwest’s Public Universities

    The Fragile State of the Midwest’s Public Universities

    1 month ago via @TheAtlantic @JonMarcusBoston
  • Dallas as a “Paradox City”

    Dallas as a “Paradox City”

    1 month ago via @MarkLamster @CommEdgeCollab
  • Death of the Nile

    Death of the Nile

    1 month ago via @BBC @PulitzerCenter @PSchwartzstein @JonathanRashad @LeylandCecco
  • Black Design Still Matters

    Black Design Still Matters

    1 month ago via @CityLab @brentinmock @GSDAASU
  • Losing a Brutalist Masterpiece in New York City

    Losing a Brutalist Masterpiece in New York City

    1 month ago via @NewYorker
  • Rethinking the Neighborhood School in Philly

    Rethinking the Neighborhood School in Philly

    1 month ago via @NextCityOrg @malcolmburnley
  • El Diablo in Wine Country

    El Diablo in Wine Country

    1 month ago via @LRB
  • Protecting the Skies from Light Pollution

    Protecting the Skies from Light Pollution

    1 month ago via @Wonkblog @_cingraham
  • Crowdsourcing Disaster Relief Maps

    Crowdsourcing Disaster Relief Maps

    1 month ago via @CityLab @ColumbiaGSAPP
  • The Prohibitive Costs of Escaping Poverty

    The Prohibitive Costs of Escaping Poverty

    1 month ago via @TheAtlantic @AlanaSemuels
  • Confronting the Myths of Segregation

    Confronting the Myths of Segregation

    1 month ago via @CItyLab @nhannahjones
  • Why Is Trade Unionism Such an Anathema to Architects?

    Why Is Trade Unionism Such an Anathema to Architects?

    1 month ago via @Dezeen @Arch_Lobby @ArchFoundation
  • Gallery: Living with Harvey

    Gallery: Living with Harvey

    1 month ago via @OxfordAmerican
  • The New Faces of American Homeownership

    The New Faces of American Homeownership

    1 month ago via @BrookingsInst @jenny_schuetz
  • Mining v. Wilderness in Minnesota

    Mining v. Wilderness in Minnesota

    1 month ago via @NYTMag @ReidForgrave
  • Mapping the Trade in Plastic Waste

    Mapping the Trade in Plastic Waste

    1 month ago via @KeirClark @GRIDArendal
  • Houston’s Risky Reservoir Basin Developments

    Houston’s Risky Reservoir Basin Developments

    1 month ago via @ProPublica @TexasTribune @neenareports @KiahCollier @A_L
  • The Place of Chinatowns in Global Cities

    The Place of Chinatowns in Global Cities

    1 month ago via @Guardian @madeleinethien
  • Conference: Living with Earthquakes in Amandola

    Conference: Living with Earthquakes in Amandola

    1 month ago via @JesusCollegeCam
  • The Challenges of Managing Water in Hong Kong

    The Challenges of Managing Water in Hong Kong

    1 month ago via @CItiscope @Alok227
  • A History of Decline at Penn Station

    A History of Decline at Penn Station

    1 month ago via @NYTimes
  • Small Islands Need International Climate Change Policy

    Small Islands Need International Climate Change Policy

    1 month ago via @OceansDeeply
  • Mapping the Flow of Public Transit

    Mapping the Flow of Public Transit

    1 month ago via @Guardian @wgeary @galka_max @mapzen
  • New Book: Code and Clay

    New Book: Code and Clay

    1 month ago via @UMinnPress @ShannonMattern
  • Breuer’s New Haven Icon Turns Art Gallery

    Breuer’s New Haven Icon Turns Art Gallery

    1 month ago via @CityLab @markbyrnes525 @Bortolami_nyc
  • 48 Environmental Rules on the Way Out Under Trump

    48 Environmental Rules on the Way Out Under Trump

    1 month ago via @NYTClimate @PopovichN @livia_ar
  • There Are No Natural Disasters

    There Are No Natural Disasters

    1 month ago via @PacificStand
  • London’s Air Pollution Crisis

    London’s Air Pollution Crisis

    1 month ago via @Guardian
  • Designing Cities Around Water

    Designing Cities Around Water

    1 month ago via @SmithsonianMag
  • The Human Costs of Attracting Amazon

    The Human Costs of Attracting Amazon

    2 months ago via @TheBoldItalic
  • Video: A Primer on Public Lands

    Video: A Primer on Public Lands

    2 months ago via @OutsideMagazine
  • The Politics of Nestlé’s Bottled Water

    The Politics of Nestlé’s Bottled Water

    2 months ago via @BW
  • How John McPhee Writes

    How John McPhee Writes

    2 months ago via @NYTMag @shamblanderson
  • A Toxic Island in the Aral Sea

    A Toxic Island in the Aral Sea

    2 months ago via @BBC_Future
  • The Affordable Housing Crisis Is Global

    The Affordable Housing Crisis Is Global

    2 months ago via @WRICities
  • Video: Detroit’s Unaffordable Water

    Video: Detroit’s Unaffordable Water

    2 months ago via @Grist @MotherJones @vishakha_darbha
  • Black Farmers Grapple with a Changing Economy

    Black Farmers Grapple with a Changing Economy

    2 months ago via @Longreads @bimadew
  • New Book on Inequality and Housing Policy

    New Book on Inequality and Housing Policy

    2 months ago via @DissentMag @WWNorton
  • California’s Next Big Development Fight

    California’s Next Big Development Fight

    2 months ago via @NextCityOrg @Will_Doig
  • RIBA Gold Medal for Neave Brown

    RIBA Gold Medal for Neave Brown

    2 months ago via @CityLab @FeargusOSull @RIBA
  • Reclaimed by Nature

    Reclaimed by Nature

    2 months ago via @AtlasObscura @anikajburgess
  • A Walk in Willa Cather’s Prairie

    A Walk in Willa Cather’s Prairie

    2 months ago via @NewYorker @alexrossmusic
  • The Meaning of Green

    The Meaning of Green

    2 months ago via @Hazlitt @helfitzgerald
  • Writer-in-Residence at a Homeless Shelter

    Writer-in-Residence at a Homeless Shelter

    2 months ago via @GuernicaMag @smalllights
  • L.A. After Palm Trees

    L.A. After Palm Trees

    2 months ago via @Guardian @rorycarroll72
  • Rural Water Systems Struggle After Harvey

    Rural Water Systems Struggle After Harvey

    2 months ago via @TexasObserver @collins_reports
  • This Island Is Not For Sale

    This Island Is Not For Sale

    2 months ago via @Guardian @patrick_barkham
  • Farming by Drone

    Farming by Drone

    2 months ago via @NewYorker @nicolatwilley @FreeHectare
  • Zucktown, USA

    Zucktown, USA

    2 months ago via @TheBafflerMag @juliannetveten
  • Seeking Legal Rights for Rivers

    Seeking Legal Rights for Rivers

    2 months ago via @NYTimes @julieturkewitz
  • California Stands Firm on Emissions

    California Stands Firm on Emissions

    2 months ago via @NYTimes @HirokoTabuchi
  • Decimated by Maria

    Decimated by Maria

    2 months ago via @NYTimes @luisferre @FrancesRobles
  • Chicago’s Plan for Transformation

    Chicago’s Plan for Transformation

    2 months ago via @Chicago_Reader @metroblossom
  • The McHarg Center for Urban and Ecology Opens

    The McHarg Center for Urban and Ecology Opens

    3 days ago via @PennDesign @McHargCenter
  • Design Award for UTSOA’s FLOAT Project

    Design Award for UTSOA’s FLOAT Project

    6 days ago via @UTSOA @TXArchitects
  • Video: CED’s Kristina Hill on Sea Level Rise

    Video: CED’s Kristina Hill on Sea Level Rise

    6 days ago via @CEDNews @kzhill
  • Xtreme LA Challenge at Wash U

    Xtreme LA Challenge at Wash U

    6 days ago via @SamFoxSchool @LandscapeForms @LAFoundation
  • Reducing the Risks of Building in Sydney’s Flood Zones

    Reducing the Risks of Building in Sydney’s Flood Zones

    2 weeks ago via @UTSdab @ConversationUS
  • Book: Cityscapes of New Orleans

    Book: Cityscapes of New Orleans

    2 weeks ago via @TulaneArch @nolacampanella @LSUPress
  • An Aarhus Pop-Up Lab in Seoul

    An Aarhus Pop-Up Lab in Seoul

    2 weeks ago via @aarchdk
  • MIT Projects at the Seoul Biennale

    MIT Projects at the Seoul Biennale

    2 weeks ago via @MITsap
  • Designing Housing for Resilient Aging

    Designing Housing for Resilient Aging

    2 weeks ago via @AIANational @FayJonesSchool
  • Leading by Design in Auckland

    Leading by Design in Auckland

    2 weeks ago via @ArchUW @UWBuiltEnv @ArcadeNW
  • Redefining the Urban Park

    Redefining the Urban Park

    2 weeks ago via @ArchUW @UWBuiltEnv
  • Study: Home Energy Conservation Is Key to Lowering Urban Emissions

    Study: Home Energy Conservation Is Key to Lowering Urban Emissions

    3 weeks ago via @MITsap @PennDesign @JPER7
  • Walter Hood on the International African American Museum

    Walter Hood on the International African American Museum

    3 weeks ago via @CityLab @CEDNews @HDHoodDesign
  • Climate Changed

    Climate Changed

    4 weeks ago via @USCArchitecture @Landezine
  • The Future of Public Transit in Texas

    The Future of Public Transit in Texas

    4 weeks ago via @UTSOA @TribTalkTX
  • Lecture Series: What is a School of Architecture?

    Lecture Series: What is a School of Architecture?

    4 weeks ago via @UofTDaniels
  • Lecture: Elizabeth Mossop on Urban Vacancy

    Lecture: Elizabeth Mossop on Urban Vacancy

    1 month ago via @UTSdab @TaubmanCollege
  • Panel: After-Effects of the High Line

    Panel: After-Effects of the High Line

    1 month ago via @cplindner @uoregondesign @urbandemos
  • Symposium: Measuring Value in Urban Space

    Symposium: Measuring Value in Urban Space

    1 month ago via @FacArchHKU @BartlettUCL
  • Exhibition: By-City / By-Product

    Exhibition: By-City / By-Product

    1 month ago via #CUHK
  • Symposium: Heritage Conservation at USC

    Symposium: Heritage Conservation at USC

    1 month ago via @USCArchitecture
  • Studio: Future Low-Income Housing

    Studio: Future Low-Income Housing

    1 month ago via @StanfordEng
  • Studio: Poetics of Material Assembly

    Studio: Poetics of Material Assembly

    1 month ago via @TulaneArch
  • Tulane’s Tiffany Lin on Teaching

    Tulane’s Tiffany Lin on Teaching

    1 month ago via @TulaneArch
  • Exhibition: Frida Escobedo

    Exhibition: Frida Escobedo

    1 month ago via @ColumbiaGSAPP
  • Lecture: Craig Dykers

    Lecture: Craig Dykers

    1 month ago via @GT_Architecture @Snohetta @modatl
  • Symposium: New Architectural Mediums

    Symposium: New Architectural Mediums

    1 month ago via @PrattInstitute
  • Lecture: Marilyn Jordan Taylor

    Lecture: Marilyn Jordan Taylor

    1 month ago via @TulaneArch @PennDesign @wbarchitects
  • MIT’s Living Lab for Urban Innovation in Andorra

    MIT’s Living Lab for Urban Innovation in Andorra

    1 month ago via @MITsap
  • New Book: Citymakers

    New Book: Citymakers

    1 month ago via @MonacelliPress @ColumbiaGSAPP @cshep
  • MIT and Tsinghua University to Collaborate on Urban Innovation

    MIT and Tsinghua University to Collaborate on Urban Innovation

    1 month ago via @MITsap
  • Symposium: AIAS Crit Live

    Symposium: AIAS Crit Live

    1 month ago via @GT_Architecture @AIASorg
  • Lecture Series: Dwelling

    Lecture Series: Dwelling

    1 month ago via @aarchdk
  • Milton Curry on the Future at USC

    Milton Curry on the Future at USC

    1 month ago via @USCArchitecture @Archinect
  • Designing Cities With Data

    Designing Cities With Data

    1 month ago via @MITsap @AzureMagazine @SenseableCity
  • Frances Bronet Named Pratt President

    Frances Bronet Named Pratt President

    1 month ago via @PrattInstitute
  • MacArthur Fellowships for Columbia GSAPP Faculty

    MacArthur Fellowships for Columbia GSAPP Faculty

    1 month ago via @ColumbiaGSAPP @MacFound
  • Lecture: Interior Urbanism

    Lecture: Interior Urbanism

    1 month ago via @UTSdab @MAScontext @ChicagoBiennial @SAH1365
  • Exhibition: Miami High-Rise

    Exhibition: Miami High-Rise

    1 month ago via @UM_SoA @MiamiCAD
  • Exhibition: Type-Topia

    Exhibition: Type-Topia

    1 month ago via @UM_SoA
  • Designing for Future Transport in Sydney

    Designing for Future Transport in Sydney

    1 month ago via @UTSdab @FifthEstateAU
  • Fall Lecture Series at UW Architecture

    Fall Lecture Series at UW Architecture

    1 month ago via @ArchUW @UWBuiltEnv
  • Symposium: Practicing Impact Design

    Symposium: Practicing Impact Design

    1 month ago via @VTcaus @AutodeskFdn @VT_CDR @BuildingMuseum @ImpactDesignHub
  • Virginia Tech Hosts ACCelerate Festival

    Virginia Tech Hosts ACCelerate Festival

    1 month ago via @VTcaus @ArchDesignVT
  • New Prize and Medal in Architecture at PennDesign

    New Prize and Medal in Architecture at PennDesign

    2 months ago via @PennDesign
  • Symposium: Architecture, Landscape, and the Postnatural

    Symposium: Architecture, Landscape, and the Postnatural

    2 months ago via @TaubmanCollege @MITsap @UVaSARC
  • Symposium: Creating the High Tech Building Economy

    Symposium: Creating the High Tech Building Economy

    2 months ago via @GT_Architecture
  • Exhibition: The Mortal Machine

    Exhibition: The Mortal Machine

    2 months ago via @Woodbury_SoA
  • New Chair and Scholarship in Honor of Dick Clark at UTSOA

    New Chair and Scholarship in Honor of Dick Clark at UTSOA

    2 months ago via @UTSOA
  • Losing Risk-Taking in Design Education

    Losing Risk-Taking in Design Education

    2 months ago via @LAPlusJournal @FayJonesSchool @PennDesign @FORGElandscape @thomasoles
  • California’s Legacy of Swamplands

    California’s Legacy of Swamplands

    2 months ago via @BoomCalifornia @RichardLHindle @CEDNews
  • Visualizing the Driverless City

    Visualizing the Driverless City

    2 months ago via @UTSdab @designboom
  • New Book: Infinite Suburbia

    New Book: Infinite Suburbia

    2 months ago via @MITsap @PAPress
  • Lecture: Becoming Urban

    Lecture: Becoming Urban

    2 months ago via @FacArchHKU
  • Lecture: Phu Hoang

    Lecture: Phu Hoang

    2 months ago via @GT_Architecture @ColumbiaGSAPP @HoangRotem
  • Lecture: Living in Wright’s America

    Lecture: Living in Wright’s America

    2 months ago via @ColumbiaGSAPP @BuellCenter
  • The Neighborhood Grocery Store

    The Neighborhood Grocery Store

    2 months ago via @UTSOA @Statesman
  • Michael Maltzan in Conversation

    Michael Maltzan in Conversation

    2 months ago via @PrattInstitute
  • New Appointments at Woodbury

    New Appointments at Woodbury

    2 months ago via @Woodbury_SoA
  • ASLA Student Award for UVA Team

    ASLA Student Award for UVA Team

    2 months ago via @UVaSARC @LandArchitects