Places Wire

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

  • Ed Ruscha and the Art of Being in Los Angeles

    Ed Ruscha and the Art of Being in Los Angeles

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

    Uncovering the Potential of Honolulu’s Hidden Streams

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

    The ‘Tortured Transit’ of Bus Routes

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

    A Monument to Outlast Humanity

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

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

    1 day 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”

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

    Secret Cameras Record Baltimore’s Every Move From Above

    2 days ago via @BW @MonteReel1 @philip_nyc
  • Maps Show Segregation in U.S. Schools

    Maps Show Segregation in U.S. Schools

    3 days ago via @GMapsMania @KeirClarke
  • The Need To Expand the Frontiers of Urban Sustainability

    The Need To Expand the Frontiers of Urban Sustainability

    3 days 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.

    3 days ago via @NewYorker @vcunningham
  • The Trouble With Group Living in Boulder

    The Trouble With Group Living in Boulder

    3 days ago via @Slate @HenryGrabar
  • The Effects of Rising Sea Levels in South Florida

    The Effects of Rising Sea Levels in South Florida

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

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

    4 days ago via @NextCityOrg @jkjenkinney
  • Saving Langston Hughes’s House in Harlem

    Saving Langston Hughes’s House in Harlem

    4 days ago via @CityLab @linpoonsays @ITooArts
  • Airbnb is Building its Own Listings – Will Planning Cities Be Next?

    Airbnb is Building its Own Listings – Will Planning Cities Be Next?

    5 days ago via @Guardian @francescaperry
  • Self-Driving Buses Take to Roads Alongside Commuter Traffic in Helsinki

    Self-Driving Buses Take to Roads Alongside Commuter Traffic in Helsinki

    6 days ago via @Guardian @SamuelGibbs
  • The Case For Making Big Cities Bigger

    The Case For Making Big Cities Bigger

    6 days ago via @VoxDotCom @binarybits
  • The Uncertain Future of Wyoming’s Oilfield School Students

    The Uncertain Future of Wyoming’s Oilfield School Students

    6 days ago via @WilsonQuarterly @nathancmartin
  • The Failure of Henry Ford’s Utopian City in the Amazon

    The Failure of Henry Ford’s Utopian City in the Amazon

    1 week ago via @GuardianCities @the_drewreed
  • Bringing Political Institutions Back into Political Theory

    Bringing Political Institutions Back into Political Theory

    1 week ago via @DissentMag @contrarianp @Harvard_Press @JeremyJWaldron
  • SMH Reviews Where Are the Women Architects?

    SMH Reviews Where Are the Women Architects?

    1 week ago via @SMH @PrincetonUPress
  • The Secret Libraries of History

    The Secret Libraries of History

    1 week ago via @BBC_Culture @FionaSMac
  • Cleaning Up Dirty Lakes With Artificial Islands

    Cleaning Up Dirty Lakes With Artificial Islands

    1 week ago via @CityLab @FeargusOSull
  • From Montreal to Minnesota By Inland Sea

    From Montreal to Minnesota By Inland Sea

    1 week ago via @NYTimes @PorterFox
  • Views From The World’s Tallest Cemetery

    Views From The World’s Tallest Cemetery

    1 week ago via @AeonMag @rjnoth @MidLampFilms @FifthTownFilms
  • The Future of Funding Journalism

    The Future of Funding Journalism

    1 week ago via @MotherJones @MonikaBauerlein @ClaraJeffery
  • Why Are New York City’s Streets Always Under Construction?

    Why Are New York City’s Streets Always Under Construction?

    1 week ago via @NYTimes @Rueby @NYCFuture @vr00n @Amcities @lifewinning
  • Are We Losing the Grand Canyon?

    Are We Losing the Grand Canyon?

    1 week ago via @NatGeoMag @KevinFedarko @photogpedro
  • The Donald Trump Blueprint

    The Donald Trump Blueprint

    1 week ago via @TheNation @SorkinStudio
  • Surveillance and Fear on the Texas Border

    Surveillance and Fear on the Texas Border

    2 weeks ago via @TexasMonthly @sashavono
  • Central Park Changed How We Think About Public Space

    Central Park Changed How We Think About Public Space

    2 weeks ago via @TheAtlantic @NathanielRich
  • Data Shows Big Differences in Austin Renters and Homeowners

    Data Shows Big Differences in Austin Renters and Homeowners

    2 weeks ago via @KUT @UTSOA @MoseBuchele
  • Record 60.6m Americans Live in Multigenerational Households

    Record 60.6m Americans Live in Multigenerational Households

    2 weeks ago via @PewResearch @AllThingsCensus
  • Five Years of Drought in Maps

    Five Years of Drought in Maps

    2 weeks ago via @John_M_Nelson @DroughtCenter @NOAA @USDA
  • The Lowline is Not a Park

    The Lowline is Not a Park

    2 weeks ago via @CurbedNY @LangeAlexandra
  • Will the Public Internet Survive?

    Will the Public Internet Survive?

    2 weeks ago via @TheNation @TekendraParmar @ORBooks @smalcomson
  • Revitalization Greetings From Asbury Park

    Revitalization Greetings From Asbury Park

    2 weeks ago via @NextCityOrg
  • Taxing the Wind in Wyoming

    Taxing the Wind in Wyoming

    2 weeks ago via @LATimes
  • How Augmented Reality Will Reshape Cities

    How Augmented Reality Will Reshape Cities

    2 weeks ago via @BldgBlog @Motherboard
  • Is the U.S. Due for Radically Raising Taxes for the Rich?

    Is the U.S. Due for Radically Raising Taxes for the Rich?

    2 weeks ago via @TheAtlantic @AlanaSemuels
  • The Unique Knowledge of the Section Drawing

    The Unique Knowledge of the Section Drawing

    2 weeks ago via @MetropolisMag @LTLArchitects @PAPress
  • On the Bauhaus Trail in Germany

    On the Bauhaus Trail in Germany

    2 weeks ago via @NYTimes @charlywilder
  • Sizing Up the East Coast Tsunami Threat

    Sizing Up the East Coast Tsunami Threat

    2 weeks ago via @hakaimagazine
  • Will Skyscrapers Outlast The Pyramids?

    Will Skyscrapers Outlast The Pyramids?

    2 weeks ago via @BBCFuture @ZariaGorvett
  • Scotland Produced a Day’s Electricity From Wind Power Alone

    Scotland Produced a Day’s Electricity From Wind Power Alone

    2 weeks ago via @CityLab @FeargusOSull
  • Cincinnati’s Subway Train to Nowhere

    Cincinnati’s Subway Train to Nowhere

    3 weeks ago via @Verge @andyjayhawk
  • Rio: The War of the Favelas

    Rio: The War of the Favelas

    3 weeks ago via @NYBooks @MishaGlenny @AAKnopf
  • The Modern Road and “Highway Hypnotism”

    The Modern Road and “Highway Hypnotism”

    3 weeks ago via @TheAtlantic @cb_grimaldi
  • The Last Days of Tent City in Dallas

    The Last Days of Tent City in Dallas

    3 weeks ago via @TexasObserver
  • Designing Living Trees Into Buildings

    Designing Living Trees Into Buildings

    3 weeks ago via @1843Mag
  • Lansing: The City That Unpoisoned Its Pipes

    Lansing: The City That Unpoisoned Its Pipes

    3 weeks ago via @NextCityOrg @annaleighclark
  • How Air-Conditioning Made America

    How Air-Conditioning Made America

    3 weeks ago via @Grist @kittypurrzog
  • Toronto’s Answer to Central Park

    Toronto’s Answer to Central Park

    3 weeks ago via @Slate @HenryGrabar
  • Can Innovative Architecture in Universities Spur Creativity?

    Can Innovative Architecture in Universities Spur Creativity?

    3 weeks ago via @NYTimes @LangeAlexandra
  • The Secrets of the Wood Wide Web

    The Secrets of the Wood Wide Web

    3 weeks ago via @NewYorker
  • Is Digital Technology Producing a Global Ubiquity of Tastes?

    Is Digital Technology Producing a Global Ubiquity of Tastes?

    3 weeks ago via @Verge @chaykak
  • Fences: A Brexit Diary by Zadie Smith

    Fences: A Brexit Diary by Zadie Smith

    3 weeks ago via @NYBooks
  • Can War Photography Be Beautiful?

    Can War Photography Be Beautiful?

    3 weeks ago via @Awl @joseph_staten @_DavidShields
  • Reclaiming The Streets For Cars in Bucharest

    Reclaiming The Streets For Cars in Bucharest

    3 weeks ago via @Guardian @KitGillet
  • The Trouble With Owning a Grain Elevator

    The Trouble With Owning a Grain Elevator

    3 weeks ago via @NewYorker @LynnMarieFree
  • The Warming Arctic and Siberia’s Anthrax Outbreak

    The Warming Arctic and Siberia’s Anthrax Outbreak

    3 weeks ago via @PacificStand @EricHolthaus
  • What Do 80,000 People in a Square Mile Look Like?

    What Do 80,000 People in a Square Mile Look Like?

    3 weeks ago via @GGWash
  • What is the Environmental Cost of America’s Reliance on Drywall?

    What is the Environmental Cost of America’s Reliance on Drywall?

    4 weeks ago via @TheAtlantic @haniyarae @stevemouzon
  • A New Installation Turns the L.A. River Into Art

    A New Installation Turns the L.A. River Into Art

    4 weeks ago via @SmithsonianMag @heroinebook @Current_LA @refikanadol @peggyweil
  • Pacific Northwest Weighs Response to Risks Posed by Oil Trains

    Pacific Northwest Weighs Response to Risks Posed by Oil Trains

    4 weeks ago via @NYTimes @kljohnso
  • James Baldwin’s Essays on Cities Are as Incisive as Ever

    James Baldwin’s Essays on Cities Are as Incisive as Ever

    4 weeks ago via @CityLab @natashaegb
  • A Tribute to Female Flâneurs

    A Tribute to Female Flâneurs

    4 weeks ago via @Guardian @LaurenElkin
  • In Boston, Will Urban Renewal Ever End?

    In Boston, Will Urban Renewal Ever End?

    4 weeks ago via @NextCityOrg @ErickTrickey @BRA
  • Who Is Polluting Rio’s Guanabara Bay?

    Who Is Polluting Rio’s Guanabara Bay?

    4 weeks ago via @NYTimes @JohnBranchNYT @leslyedavis @MCheathamW
  • Good-bye Grand Structures: Today’s Small-Scale Civic Architecture

    Good-bye Grand Structures: Today’s Small-Scale Civic Architecture

    4 weeks ago via @MetropolisMag @aaronbetsky
  • The Return of the Breeze Block

    The Return of the Breeze Block

    4 weeks ago via @ConversationEDU @naomistead @Arch_Prineas @UQArchitecture_ @jamesrussell__
  • Mapping America’s Mountains of Garbage

    Mapping America’s Mountains of Garbage

    4 weeks ago via @CityLab @jessicahester
  • Photographing the England-Scotland Border

    Photographing the England-Scotland Border

    4 weeks ago via @RoadsKingdoms @RobStothard @paulineeiferman
  • Could Chernobyl Be Reinvented As A Solar Farm?

    Could Chernobyl Be Reinvented As A Solar Farm?

    4 weeks ago via @Guardian @john_vidal
  • Israel Proves The Desalination Era Is Here

    Israel Proves The Desalination Era Is Here

    1 month ago via @SciAm @rowanjacobsen @ensiamedia
  • The Colorful Architecture of Europe’s Metro Stations

    The Colorful Architecture of Europe’s Metro Stations

    1 month ago via @ArchDaily @padlynch @chrismforsyth
  • Who Should Pay For Climate Change?

    Who Should Pay For Climate Change?

    1 month ago via @BBCNewsMagazine @BBCRadio4
  • The Problem With Believing Half The World’s Population Lives In Cities

    The Problem With Believing Half The World’s Population Lives In Cities

    1 month ago via @Curbed @LangeAlexandra
  • Rio, the Olympics, and Broken Promises

    Rio, the Olympics, and Broken Promises

    1 month ago via @HakaiMagazine @snolen
  • Can ‘Sponge Cities’ Solve China’s Urban Flooding Problem?

    Can ‘Sponge Cities’ Solve China’s Urban Flooding Problem?

    1 month ago via @Citiscope @WadeShepard
  • NEH Award for Urban-Nature Summer Institute at UW

    NEH Award for Urban-Nature Summer Institute at UW

    1 day 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

    2 days 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

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

    David Ruy Named Postgraduate Chair at Sci-Arc EDGE

    4 days 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

    6 days ago via @FayJonesSchool @paulrhaas
  • New Book on Conservation and Ecology in Texas

    New Book on Conservation and Ecology in Texas

    6 days ago via @UTSOA @TAMUPress
  • Guide to Online Courses on Urbanism

    Guide to Online Courses on Urbanism

    1 week 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

    2 weeks ago via @UTSOA @CenterForArch @ColumbiaGSAPP @SCIarc @oteropailos @the_eco_thought
  • UTSOA Fall Lectures and Exhibitions Announced

    UTSOA Fall Lectures and Exhibitions Announced

    2 weeks ago via @UTSOA
  • Climate Change Adaptation Symposium at Columbia

    Climate Change Adaptation Symposium at Columbia

    2 weeks ago via @ColumbiaGSAPP
  • Symposium on Wood Architecture at Fay Jones School

    Symposium on Wood Architecture at Fay Jones School

    2 weeks ago via @FayJonesSchool @KIERANTMBERLK @SamFoxSchool @UTSOA
  • SCI-Arc Hosts Women in Architecture #wikiD Writing Workshop

    SCI-Arc Hosts Women in Architecture #wikiD Writing Workshop

    3 weeks ago via @SCIarc
  • University of Washington Students Win Design Competition

    University of Washington Students Win Design Competition

    3 weeks ago via @ArchUW @ACSAUpdate @ParsonsSCEarch
  • The Olympic Juggernaut: Displacing the Poor from Atlanta to Rio

    The Olympic Juggernaut: Displacing the Poor from Atlanta to Rio

    3 weeks ago via @WBUR @OnlyAGameNPR @MITsap @MITdusp
  • New Exhibition by Tulane Faculty Tiffany Lin

    New Exhibition by Tulane Faculty Tiffany Lin

    3 weeks ago via @TulaneArch @AIANewOrleans
  • SCI-Arc Students Build an Affordable, Eco-Friendly Home

    SCI-Arc Students Build an Affordable, Eco-Friendly Home

    3 weeks ago via @ArchitectMag @SCIarc @Habitat_Org
  • New Book on Sprawl in Toronto

    New Book on Sprawl in Toronto

    4 weeks ago via @UofTDaniels @partisanarch
  • Stains on Rio’s Architecture and Infrastructure

    Stains on Rio’s Architecture and Infrastructure

    4 weeks ago via @ConversationUS @UTSOA
  • AIA NYC Event on Data in Infrastructure and Design

    AIA NYC Event on Data in Infrastructure and Design

    4 weeks ago via @CenterForArch @shannonmattern @PrattInstitute @TNSmediastudies @IQuantNY @kpf_ui
  • KieranTimberlake Exhibition Opens in Philadelphia

    KieranTimberlake Exhibition Opens in Philadelphia

    4 weeks ago via @PennDesign @kieranTmberlk @24_architect
  • USC Brings Designers Together To Tackle China’s Urban-Rural Divide

    USC Brings Designers Together To Tackle China’s Urban-Rural Divide

    1 month ago via @USCArchitecture @PennDesign @CEDNews @FacArchHKU
  • Daniels Faculty Guest-Edits CSLA’s Landscapes|Paysages

    Daniels Faculty Guest-Edits CSLA’s Landscapes|Paysages

    1 month ago via @UofTDaniels @CSLA_AAPC
  • NYC Exhibition Features Work by SCI-Arc Faculty

    NYC Exhibition Features Work by SCI-Arc Faculty

    1 month ago via @SCIarc @StoreFrontNYC
  • Latest Issue of MIT Architecture’s Thresholds Journal

    Latest Issue of MIT Architecture’s Thresholds Journal

    1 month ago via @MITsap
  • New Book on Cities of Tomorrow

    New Book on Cities of Tomorrow

    1 month ago via @MITsap @MITdusp @YalePress @SenseableCity @matthewclaudel
  • Tulane’s SCC Collaborates with Ozanam Inn

    Tulane’s SCC Collaborates with Ozanam Inn

    1 month ago via @TulaneArch
  • Three Decades of the Beijing Studio

    Three Decades of the Beijing Studio

    1 month ago via @MITsap @MITdusp @ChinaTsinghua
  • Two Woodbury Students Awarded 2016 Donghia Foundation Scholarship

    Two Woodbury Students Awarded 2016 Donghia Foundation Scholarship

    1 month ago via @Woodbury_SOA @Donghia
  • Five Questions for PennDesign’s Stefan Al

    Five Questions for PennDesign’s Stefan Al

    1 month ago via @PennDesign @alstefan
  • Tackling Inequality in Urban Design

    Tackling Inequality in Urban Design

    1 month ago via @FastCoDesign @DianaBudds @ColumbiaUD @jgmoore @PlaceLabChicago @forpubliclife @SPUR_Urbanist @VishaanNYC @Richard_Florida
  • SCI-Arc Launch Offramp 11 “Ground”

    SCI-Arc Launch Offramp 11 “Ground”

    2 months ago via @SCIArc @BeslerandSons @oteropailos @PitaFlorencia @oorscapes @nora_wendl
  • Woodbury Student Team Honored at LABC Architectural Awards

    Woodbury Student Team Honored at LABC Architectural Awards

    2 months ago via @Woodbury_SOA @LABCtweets
  • House Housing Exhibition Opening in New York

    House Housing Exhibition Opening in New York

    2 months ago via @ColumbiaGSAPP @CenterForArch @BuellCenter
  • MIT and San Francisco Test New Approaches to Disaster Resilience

    MIT and San Francisco Test New Approaches to Disaster Resilience

    2 months ago via @MITsap @MITArchitecture @FastCoDesign @MarketStPF @UrbanRiskLab
  • USC Co-Organizes PLEA 2016

    USC Co-Organizes PLEA 2016

    2 months ago via @PLEA2016 @USCArchitecture @BrooksScarpa @LehrerArchLA
  • New Book on Urban Ecology

    New Book on Urban Ecology

    2 months ago via @UrbanUW @UrbanEcoLab @ma003
  • Origins of Italianate in New Orleans

    Origins of Italianate in New Orleans

    2 months ago via @NOLANews @nolacampanella @TulaneArch
  • Preserving Senegal’s “House of the Slaves”

    Preserving Senegal’s “House of the Slaves”

    2 months ago via @UVaSARC @SitesConscience
  • Re-imagining Route 66: New Stories for an Old Landscape

    Re-imagining Route 66: New Stories for an Old Landscape

    2 months ago via @KCETArtbound @SCIarc @LisaGetsLost
  • Architects Chosen to Design Obama Library

    Architects Chosen to Design Obama Library

    2 months ago via @TheAtlantic @russellberman @ObamaFoundation @FayJonesSchool