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  • Mapping America’s Political Fault Lines

    Mapping America’s Political Fault Lines

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

    Fighting for Environmental Justice in West Virginia

    1 week ago via @PacificStand
  • California Burning

    California Burning

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

    China’s Modern Surveillance State

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

    Watch: Braddock, PA

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

    Can Philanthropy Save a City?

    1 week ago via @CityLab @AlanaSemuels
  • Building Notopias

    Building Notopias

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

    How Should Architects Respond to Immigrant Detention?

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

    A New Normal for California

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

    The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change

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

    Photos: The Pyongyang Metro System

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

    Working in a Wasteland

    2 weeks 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 weeks ago via @Guardian
  • An Affordable Housing Paradise

    An Affordable Housing Paradise

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

    On Returning to Mississippi

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

    A Car-Free Vision for Revitalizing Charlotte

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

    All the Things Satellites Can Now See From Space

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

    Fixing America’s Forgotten Places

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

    Living in a Sanctuary State

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

    Phoenix and the Question of Sustainability

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

    The Urbanist Case for Trailer Parks

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

    Suburban Life May Once Again Be in Ascendance

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

    Photos: Artificial Cities

    3 weeks ago via @FastCompany
  • Building Cities for People

    Building Cities for People

    3 weeks ago via @kottke @awalkerinLA @devonzuegel
  • Public Streets: Caracas, Venezuela

    Public Streets: Caracas, Venezuela

    3 weeks ago via @PublicBooks
  • Watch: ASLA 2018 Diversity Summit

    Watch: ASLA 2018 Diversity Summit

    3 weeks ago via @NationalASLA
  • Parking Has Eaten American Cities

    Parking Has Eaten American Cities

    3 weeks ago via @Richard_Florida @CityLab
  • An Urban National Park?

    An Urban National Park?

    3 weeks ago via @prjepson @ConversationUK
  • America’s Poisoned Prisons

    America’s Poisoned Prisons

    3 weeks ago via @outline @ABoredAuthor
  • The Ethics of Climate Gentrification

    The Ethics of Climate Gentrification

    3 weeks ago via @Jesse_M_Keenan @Dezeen
  • How We Lost the Sky

    How We Lost the Sky

    3 weeks ago via @NYTOpinion
  • Urban Speciation

    Urban Speciation

    3 weeks ago via @schilthuizen @guardiancities @QuercusBooks
  • The Enduring Costs of Extraction

    The Enduring Costs of Extraction

    3 weeks ago via @fsgbooks @elizagriswold @theintercept
  • Managing California’s Water

    Managing California’s Water

    3 weeks ago via @LATimes @boxall
  • Water Wars

    Water Wars

    3 weeks ago via @NYTmag @noahgshannon
  • Photos: The Allure of the Gas Station

    Photos: The Allure of the Gas Station

    3 weeks ago via @Mental_Floss
  • The Last Days of Blockbuster Video

    The Last Days of Blockbuster Video

    3 weeks ago via @JustinHeckert @Ringer
  • Tracing Impressions of our Ancient Ancestors

    Tracing Impressions of our Ancient Ancestors

    3 weeks ago via @hakaimagazine @spoke32
  • A Photo Trip to China’s Qiandongnan Prefecture

    A Photo Trip to China’s Qiandongnan Prefecture

    3 weeks ago via @TheAtlantic @kokogiak
  • Geology’s Timekeepers Are Feuding

    Geology’s Timekeepers Are Feuding

    3 weeks ago via @TheAtlantic @yayitsrob
  • Photos: Access Forbidden

    Photos: Access Forbidden

    3 weeks ago via @AtlasObscura
  • Book Review: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos

    Book Review: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos

    3 weeks ago via @readerer @jacobinmag
  • Photo Essay: Documenting Atlantic City’s Faded Luster

    Photo Essay: Documenting Atlantic City’s Faded Luster

    3 weeks ago via @untappedcities @brosenyc
  • A Primer on Inclusionary Zoning

    A Primer on Inclusionary Zoning

    3 weeks ago via @CityLab @urbenschneider
  • Planting for Future Weather

    Planting for Future Weather

    3 weeks ago via @henryfountain @nytclimate
  • Hidden Histories Exposed

    Hidden Histories Exposed

    3 weeks ago via @BBCNews
  • Watch: Architecture for All

    Watch: Architecture for All

    3 weeks ago via @ArchitectsJrnal @ArchFoundation
  • A Tale of Two Historic Philadelphia Buildings

    A Tale of Two Historic Philadelphia Buildings

    4 weeks ago via @IngaSaffron @Phillydotcom
  • A Snapshot of Late 20th-Century North America

    A Snapshot of Late 20th-Century North America

    4 weeks ago via @AtlasObscura
  • A Visual History of the United States Gypsum Co.

    A Visual History of the United States Gypsum Co.

    4 weeks ago via @ArchitectMag
  • Flint’s Water and the American Urban Tragedy

    Flint’s Water and the American Urban Tragedy

    4 weeks ago via @NextCityOrg @annaleighclark
  • Jeanne Gang on Pay Equity in Architecture

    Jeanne Gang on Pay Equity in Architecture

    4 weeks ago via @studiogang @FastCoDesign
  • Environmental Disaster Is Canada’s New Normal

    Environmental Disaster Is Canada’s New Normal

    4 weeks ago via @AnneCasselman @walrusmagazine
  • The Bhopal Disaster Is Still Unfolding

    The Bhopal Disaster Is Still Unfolding

    4 weeks ago via @TheAtlantic @apoorva_nyc
  • The Art of Walking in L.A.

    The Art of Walking in L.A.

    4 weeks ago via @NewYorker @SheilaYM
  • New York City’s Pedestrian Plazas

    New York City’s Pedestrian Plazas

    4 weeks ago via @NYTimes
  • More Recycling Won’t Solve Plastic Pollution

    More Recycling Won’t Solve Plastic Pollution

    1 month ago via @mattwilkinsbio @SciAm
  • How the EPA and the Pentagon Downplayed a Growing Toxic Threat

    How the EPA and the Pentagon Downplayed a Growing Toxic Threat

    1 month ago via @ProPublica @AbrahmL
  • Listen: The Story of American Poverty, from Alabama

    Listen: The Story of American Poverty, from Alabama

    1 month ago via @PulitzerCenter @NewsHour
  • Mr. Key West

    Mr. Key West

    1 month ago via @BitterSouth @michaeladno
  • The Story of L.A.’s Palm Trees

    The Story of L.A.’s Palm Trees

    1 month ago via @AtlasObscura
  • Uncovering the Economics of China’s Urban Explosion

    Uncovering the Economics of China’s Urban Explosion

    1 month ago via @MITsap
  • Who Owns the Space Under Cities?

    Who Owns the Space Under Cities?

    1 month ago via @Guardian @goblinmerchant
  • A Library for Nonlinear Thinking

    A Library for Nonlinear Thinking

    1 month ago via @LitHub @phillippantuso
  • The Lost City of Trump

    The Lost City of Trump

    1 month ago via @POLITICOMag @MichaelKruse
  • Should Trees Be Tourist Attractions?

    Should Trees Be Tourist Attractions?

    1 month ago via @SFChronicle
  • Reimagining St. Louis’s Gateway Arch

    Reimagining St. Louis’s Gateway Arch

    1 month ago via @LangeAlexandra @Curbed
  • Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Glasgow

    Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Glasgow

    1 month ago via @NYTimes @sjlubell
  • Gentrifying without Displacement

    Gentrifying without Displacement

    1 month ago via @MarketStEl @NextCityOrg
  • Greening the East Coast’s Barrier Beaches

    Greening the East Coast’s Barrier Beaches

    1 month ago via @PacificStand @simonfrios
  • Big Tech and the Death of the Public Square

    Big Tech and the Death of the Public Square

    1 month ago via @FranklinFoer @TheAtlantic
  • People From Social Housing Should Build Cities

    People From Social Housing Should Build Cities

    1 month ago via @RCA @ArchFoundation
  • The Tunnel That Could Break New York

    The Tunnel That Could Break New York

    1 month ago via @PoliticoMag @MikeGrunwald
  • The Promise of the Grand Canyon

    The Promise of the Grand Canyon

    1 month ago via @Longreads
  • 76 Environmental Rules on the Way Out Under Trump

    76 Environmental Rules on the Way Out Under Trump

    1 month ago via @NYTimes
  • How Nationalism Lays Claim to American Nature

    How Nationalism Lays Claim to American Nature

    1 month ago via @TheAtlantic @JedediahSPurdy
  • Watch: Monument to the Dream

    Watch: Monument to the Dream

    1 month ago via @markbyrnes525 @CityLab
  • Miami Faces an Underwater Future

    Miami Faces an Underwater Future

    1 month ago via @NewYorker @carolynkor
  • “Zero Tolerance” for Democracy

    “Zero Tolerance” for Democracy

    1 month ago via @BrookingsInst
  • Reckoning with the World We’ve Built

    Reckoning with the World We’ve Built

    1 month ago via @DissentMag @JedediahSPurdy
  • Re-Imagining the City in St. Paul

    Re-Imagining the City in St. Paul

    1 month ago via @Wired
  • How Flint Poisoned Its People

    How Flint Poisoned Its People

    1 month ago via @Guardian @annaleighclark
  • Let’s Reconnect With Our Streets

    Let’s Reconnect With Our Streets

    1 month ago via @aarieff @nytopinion
  • Photographs: Documenting Decay

    Photographs: Documenting Decay

    1 month ago via @Terrainorg
  • Dialing Back on Urban Planning

    Dialing Back on Urban Planning

    1 month ago via @builtbrooklyn @FrankNewsUS
  • The Battle for America’s Most Exclusive Shoreline

    The Battle for America’s Most Exclusive Shoreline

    1 month ago via @andrewkahrl @YalePress @BostonReview
  • The Quest to Memorialize America’s Black History

    The Quest to Memorialize America’s Black History

    1 month ago via @guardian @lyndseygilpin
  • Saving the Subways

    Saving the Subways

    1 month ago via @NewYorker
  • The New Startup South

    The New Startup South

    1 month ago via @ctorresreporter @catarinasaraiva @BW
  • The Possibilities of Urban Greening

    The Possibilities of Urban Greening

    1 month ago via @NextCityOrg @landpolicy
  • The Future of Privacy in Google’s Toronto

    The Future of Privacy in Google’s Toronto

    1 month ago via @politico @nancyscola
  • Wisconsin’s Gamble on Foxxconn

    Wisconsin’s Gamble on Foxxconn

    1 month ago via @dominicru @Guardian
  • Driving for Amazon and the Limits of the Gig Economy

    Driving for Amazon and the Limits of the Gig Economy

    1 month ago via @AlanaSemuels @TheAtlantic
  • The Case for Preservation at Glasgow School of Art

    The Case for Preservation at Glasgow School of Art

    1 month ago via @aaronbetsky @architectmag
  • The New Urban Mobility

    The New Urban Mobility

    1 month ago via @CityLab @urbenschneider
  • The Remaking of Class

    The Remaking of Class

    1 month ago via @JedediahSPurdy @newrepublic
  • Learning to Appreciate John Portman

    Learning to Appreciate John Portman

    1 month ago via @ArchitectMag @KarrieUrbanist
  • Using Library Science to Map America’s Separation Crisis

    Using Library Science to Map America’s Separation Crisis

    1 month ago via @Wired
  • The Rise and Fall of New York Public Housing

    The Rise and Fall of New York Public Housing

    1 month ago via @NYTimes @luisferre
  • How Tech Companies Conquered America’s Cities

    How Tech Companies Conquered America’s Cities

    1 month ago via @NYTimes @fmanjoo
  • The Divided City

    The Divided City

    1 month ago via @PacificStand @DwyerGunn
  • Photographs: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Atlanta’s Largest Building

    Photographs: The Rise, Fall, and Rebirth of Atlanta’s Largest Building

    1 month ago via @OxfordAmerican
  • Rising Rents are Pushing Out Families in Silicon Valley

    Rising Rents are Pushing Out Families in Silicon Valley

    1 month ago via @Guardian @SamTLevin
  • Minnesota’s Affordable Housing Battle

    Minnesota’s Affordable Housing Battle

    1 month ago via @CityLab @rmc031
  • The Disposable Straw and Contemporary America

    The Disposable Straw and Contemporary America

    1 month ago via @CityLab @AlexisMadrigal
  • How To Rebuild Glasgow School of Art, Again

    How To Rebuild Glasgow School of Art, Again

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

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

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

    A New Urban Science Major at MIT

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

    Visualizing the Hidden ‘Logic’ of Cities

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

    SCI-Arc Exchange Program at The Bartlett

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

    An Interdisciplinary Approach for Solving the Global Food Crisis

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

    e-flux: Structural Instability

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

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

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

    Building a Mediated Atmosphere

    3 weeks ago via @MITsap
  • 2018 Architect Magazine R+D Award Winners

    2018 Architect Magazine R+D Award Winners

    3 weeks ago via @ArchitectMag @TaubmanCollege
  • Miami’s Jaime Correa Participates in Faculty Exchange

    Miami’s Jaime Correa Participates in Faculty Exchange

    4 weeks ago via @UM_SoA
  • 2018 APA-VA Outstanding Faculty Award for Andrew Mondschein

    2018 APA-VA Outstanding Faculty Award for Andrew Mondschein

    4 weeks ago via @UVaSARC @APA_Planning
  • Equity, History, and Diversity in Architecture

    Equity, History, and Diversity in Architecture

    4 weeks ago via @UM_SoA @ArchitectMag
  • New Book on Computational Design in Landscape Architecture

    New Book on Computational Design in Landscape Architecture

    4 weeks ago via @UVaSARC @bcantrell
  • New Faculty for Fall at UVA

    New Faculty for Fall at UVA

    4 weeks ago via @UVaSARC
  • New Faculty for Fall at USC

    New Faculty for Fall at USC

    4 weeks ago via @USCArchitecture
  • The Southern Porch as a ‘Sacred Stoop’

    The Southern Porch as a ‘Sacred Stoop’

    4 weeks ago via @UM_SoA @GrahamFound
  • Carlo Ratti’s Urban Vision

    Carlo Ratti’s Urban Vision

    4 weeks ago via @CityLab @MITsap @SenseableCity
  • Architecture After #MeToo

    Architecture After #MeToo

    1 month ago via @Curbed @AIANational @ArchLobby @dianabudds
  • Tod Williams and Billie Tsien awarded inaugural Kanter Tritsch Medal

    Tod Williams and Billie Tsien awarded inaugural Kanter Tritsch Medal

    1 month ago via @PennDesign
  • Australia Needs More Urban Greening

    Australia Needs More Urban Greening

    1 month ago via @UTSengage @ConversationUS
  • UCD Architecture at Venice

    UCD Architecture at Venice

    1 month ago via @UCDArch
  • Hostile Architecture in Austin

    Hostile Architecture in Austin

    1 month ago via @UTSOA @TexasObserver
  • Watch: Balkrishna Doshi Lecture at Daniels

    Watch: Balkrishna Doshi Lecture at Daniels

    1 month ago via @UofTDaniels @PritzkerPrize
  • 2018 American Architecture Award for One Spadina

    2018 American Architecture Award for One Spadina

    1 month ago via @UofTDaniels @Chi_Athenaeum
  • Pew Center Grant for PennDesign

    Pew Center Grant for PennDesign

    1 month ago via @PewCenterArts @Penndesign @McHargCenter
  • New Book: Emerging Architectures

    New Book: Emerging Architectures

    1 month ago via @aarchdk
  • Green Fund Grant for UTSOA’s Center for Sustainable Development

    Green Fund Grant for UTSOA’s Center for Sustainable Development

    1 month ago via @UTSOA
  • Podcast: Jennifer Wolch on Speculative Futures

    Podcast: Jennifer Wolch on Speculative Futures

    1 month ago via @designvoicepod @WursterLife
  • Review: Borderwall as Architecture

    Review: Borderwall as Architecture

    1 month ago via @ColumbiaGSAPP @wursterlife
  • A New Scholarship Fund for Indigenous Students at UTS

    A New Scholarship Fund for Indigenous Students at UTS

    1 month ago via @UTSEngage
  • Watch: On the Record with Virginia Tech

    Watch: On the Record with Virginia Tech

    1 month ago via @VTcaus
  • Behind the Scenes at LA+

    Behind the Scenes at LA+

    1 month ago via @Archinect @PennDesign
  • Why Bogotá Should Worry About Its Water

    Why Bogotá Should Worry About Its Water

    2 months ago via @CityLab @SherriffLucy
  • New Book on California’s Architecture Through the Lens of Marvin Rand

    New Book on California’s Architecture Through the Lens of Marvin Rand

    2 months ago via @Woodbury_SoA
  • California’s Must Resolve Its Housing Battle

    California’s Must Resolve Its Housing Battle

    2 months ago via @CEDNews @sacbee_news
  • 2018 APRU Sustainable Cities and Landscapes Conference at HKU

    2018 APRU Sustainable Cities and Landscapes Conference at HKU

    2 months ago via @FacArchHKU
  • New School of Art Building at Pratt

    New School of Art Building at Pratt

    2 months ago via @PrattInstitute @AlliedWorks
  • 2018 Steedman Fellowship: Infrastructure

    2018 Steedman Fellowship: Infrastructure

    2 months ago via @SamFoxSchool @CEDNews @PennDesign
  • Erin Moore Named Head of School of Architecture & Environment at Oregon

    Erin Moore Named Head of School of Architecture & Environment at Oregon

    2 months ago via @uoregondesign
  • Interview: Lawrence J. Vale on Design-Politics

    Interview: Lawrence J. Vale on Design-Politics

    2 months ago via @MITsap @FrankNewsUS
  • Young Adult Architecture

    Young Adult Architecture

    2 months ago via @Curbed @langealexandra @WorkAC @ColumbiaGSAPP @NYPL
  • Exhibition: Now What?!

    Exhibition: Now What?!

    2 months ago via @PrattInstitute @ColumbiaGSAPP @helloarchitexx
  • Podcast: ArchitectureTalk

    Podcast: ArchitectureTalk

    2 months ago via @VikramThings @UWBuiltEnv ‏
  • Watch: Alberto Kalach in Conversation

    Watch: Alberto Kalach in Conversation

    2 months ago via @SCIarc
  • 6/14-16: Civic Infrastructure Summit

    6/14-16: Civic Infrastructure Summit

    2 months ago via @PennPraxis @shannonmattern @RFMPennDesign @lizgreenspan @ASUHIDA @NewarkPlanning @SheilaRFoster @PlanPhilly @djlibrarian @NetteCompton @HawthorneCDOLA @ryangravel @bbwilson3 @UVaSARC
  • A Proposal to Save Mexico City’s New Airport

    A Proposal to Save Mexico City’s New Airport

    2 months ago via @UTSOA @ConversationUS
  • Pratt Institute Awarded IDC Foundation Grant

    Pratt Institute Awarded IDC Foundation Grant

    2 months ago via @PrattInstitute
  • Bio-Politics in the Age of Urbanism

    Bio-Politics in the Age of Urbanism

    2 months ago via @SCIarc
  • Podcast: David Heymann on The Architecture Show

    Podcast: David Heymann on The Architecture Show

    2 months ago via @UTSOA
  • Watch: Lectures on Architecture and Gender at UCD

    Watch: Lectures on Architecture and Gender at UCD

    2 months ago via @UCDArch @ArchIreland
  • Podcast: The Architecture Lobby at the Venice Biennale

    Podcast: The Architecture Lobby at the Venice Biennale

    2 months ago via @bldgsonair @LumpenRadio @Arch_Lobby @USPavilion18 @ColumbiaGSAPP
  • Iñaki Alday Named Dean at Tulane

    Iñaki Alday Named Dean at Tulane

    2 months ago via @TulaneArch
  • A Defense of the Suburbs

    A Defense of the Suburbs

    2 months ago via @TheAtlantic @UTSOA @AnthonyAlofsin
  • Design Field School at HKU

    Design Field School at HKU

    3 months ago via @FacArchHKU
  • NAAB Designation for UCD’s Master of Architecture

    NAAB Designation for UCD’s Master of Architecture

    3 months ago via @UCDArch @NAABNews
  • Watch: Joe Day and Barbara Bestor in Conversation

    Watch: Joe Day and Barbara Bestor in Conversation

    3 months ago via @SCIarc
  • Andrés Jaque Named Advanced Architectural Design Director at Columbia

    Andrés Jaque Named Advanced Architectural Design Director at Columbia

    3 months ago via @ColumbiaGSAPP
  • Redesigning New Orleans’ Lee Circle

    Redesigning New Orleans’ Lee Circle

    3 months ago via @NOLANews @SMM_Aus @UTSengage