Places Wire

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

  • From the 100th Floor of One World Trade Center

    From the 100th Floor of One World Trade Center

    1 day ago via @NYMag @JDavidsonNYC
  • I Was Dreambox

    I Was Dreambox

    1 day ago via @ParisReview @leahollman
  • The Street Sounds of Mumbai

    The Street Sounds of Mumbai

    1 day ago via @KeirClark @tapanbabbar
  • Holy Crop

    Holy Crop

    1 day ago via @Medium @AbrahmL @NaveenaSivam
  • Billboard Art on the Interstate

    Billboard Art on the Interstate

    1 day ago via @ajam @RyanSchuessler1
  • Once Upon a Time It Was Possible to Raise the Gas Tax

    Once Upon a Time It Was Possible to Raise the Gas Tax

    1 day ago via @CityLab @e_jaffe
  • Extreme City

    Extreme City

    3 days ago via @NewYorker @specterm
  • A low-key Facebook building? In Gehry’s hands, Zuckerberg has it both ways

    A low-key Facebook building? In Gehry’s hands, Zuckerberg has it both ways

    3 days ago via @LATimes @HawthorneLAT
  • A San Francisco Startup Is Selling Ugly Fruits and Vegetables

    A San Francisco Startup Is Selling Ugly Fruits and Vegetables

    3 days ago via @SmithsonianMag @hhansman
  • Singapore looks underground for room to grow

    Singapore looks underground for room to grow

    3 days ago via @Citiscope
  • Mount Everest’s glaciers will disappear

    Mount Everest’s glaciers will disappear

    3 days ago via @Grist @Guardian @Climate Desk
  • L.A. Underground

    L.A. Underground

    3 days ago via @EarthIslandJrnl
  • Playing Spaces

    Playing Spaces

    3 days ago via @GuernicaMag
  • What People Talk About When They Talk About Sage Grouse

    What People Talk About When They Talk About Sage Grouse

    5 days ago via @BayNature @ericsimons
  • The Rise of the Private Art “Museum”

    The Rise of the Private Art “Museum”

    5 days ago via @NewYorker @benmauk
  • Shoe polish factory with a conscience wins London building of the year

    Shoe polish factory with a conscience wins London building of the year

    5 days ago via @Guardian @ollywainwright
  • Inside the war on coal

    Inside the war on coal

    5 days ago via @Politico @MikeGrunwald
  • “In New York, architecture with a sense of social purpose is becoming rare”

    “In New York, architecture with a sense of social purpose is becoming rare”

    5 days ago via @Dezeen @stevenhollarch
  • A Fake City in the Middle of the Desert

    A Fake City in the Middle of the Desert

    5 days ago via @TheAtlantic @stb5g5
  • Sea Ranch at 50

    Sea Ranch at 50

    7 days ago via @archpaper @KRCaldwell
  • Air Wars

    Air Wars

    7 days ago via @GeographicalImaginations @chrisjwoods
  • Boondoggle HQ

    Boondoggle HQ

    7 days ago via @ProPublica @MegMcCloskey
  • A Photo Map of Old NYC, Block By Block

    A Photo Map of Old NYC, Block By Block

    7 days ago via @Gothamist @danvdk
  • House Hunting

    House Hunting

    7 days ago via @archpaper @jrstephens310
  • Who Decides Where Autistic Adults Live?

    Who Decides Where Autistic Adults Live?

    7 days ago via @TheAtlantic
  • How Well Can a City Predict Its Future 20 Years Out?

    How Well Can a City Predict Its Future 20 Years Out?

    7 days ago via @Governing
  • Preserving a City Where Much of the Past Has Been Erased

    Preserving a City Where Much of the Past Has Been Erased

    7 days ago via @NextCityOrg @dlepeska
  • Revisiting a World War II Internment Camp

    Revisiting a World War II Internment Camp

    1 week ago via @NYTimes @julieturkewitz
  • Tinderbox

    Tinderbox

    1 week ago via @NYMag @frankrichny
  • House of Secrets

    House of Secrets

    1 week ago via @NewYorker @edcaesar
  • Myth of the Garbage Patch

    Myth of the Garbage Patch

    1 week ago via @NewInquiry
  • The impact of China’s pollution

    The impact of China’s pollution

    1 week ago via @GuardianCities
  • In South Korea, An Innovative  Push to Cut Back on Food Waste

    In South Korea, An Innovative Push to Cut Back on Food Waste

    1 week ago via @YaleE360
  • Will a World’s Fair Relic Ever Get a Proper Second Life?

    Will a World’s Fair Relic Ever Get a Proper Second Life?

    1 week ago via @NYMag @joedelessio
  • Decade After Katrina, Pointing Finger More Firmly at Army Corps

    Decade After Katrina, Pointing Finger More Firmly at Army Corps

    1 week ago via @NYTimes @campbellnyt @jswatz
  • Living in a Trailer

    Living in a Trailer

    1 week ago via @Longform
  • Gentrification Spreads an Upheaval in San Francisco’s Mission District

    Gentrification Spreads an Upheaval in San Francisco’s Mission District

    2 weeks ago via @NYTimes @CPogash
  • A Girl’s Youngstown

    A Girl’s Youngstown

    2 weeks ago via @BeltMag @JacquieMarino
  • Friedan’s Village

    Friedan’s Village

    2 weeks ago via @Awl
  • From Above: The New and Monumental Panama Canal

    From Above: The New and Monumental Panama Canal

    2 weeks ago via @TIMELightBox
  • Nazi Art: Sculptures from Hitler’s Chancellery Discovered

    Nazi Art: Sculptures from Hitler’s Chancellery Discovered

    2 weeks ago via @Spiegel_English
  • The Destruction of Art and Antiquities in Our Time

    The Destruction of Art and Antiquities in Our Time

    2 weeks ago via @LAReviewofBooks
  • How Solar Is Lighting the Way for Recovery in Nepal

    How Solar Is Lighting the Way for Recovery in Nepal

    2 weeks ago via @TheProspect @TaraLohan
  • Why does Barclays want to build a city in the middle of the New Mexico desert?

    Why does Barclays want to build a city in the middle of the New Mexico desert?

    2 weeks ago via @GuardianCities @ClaireProvost
  • Where the River Runs Dry

    Where the River Runs Dry

    2 weeks ago via @NewYorker
  • Competitions: What’s the Real Prize?

    Competitions: What’s the Real Prize?

    2 weeks ago via @LandArchMag
  • Mapping America’s most popular tastes

    Mapping America’s most popular tastes

    2 weeks ago via @Kottke @Mapbox
  • The High Cost of Dirty Fuels

    The High Cost of Dirty Fuels

    2 weeks ago via @NYTimes
  • The Wonder of the Whitney

    The Wonder of the Whitney

    2 weeks ago via @TNR @jsf
  • Homage to Ethiopia

    Homage to Ethiopia

    2 weeks ago via @NYTimes @cneehg
  • California’s water paradox: why enough will never be enough

    California’s water paradox: why enough will never be enough

    2 weeks ago via @US_Conversation @frkearns
  • The developing world is beating the U.S. at clean energy

    The developing world is beating the U.S. at clean energy

    2 weeks ago via @Grist @TimMcDonnell
  • Equity by Design

    Equity by Design

    2 weeks ago via @ArchitectMag @WandaLau
  • Corporate Welfare Is Draining Baltimore

    Corporate Welfare Is Draining Baltimore

    2 weeks ago via @BostonReview @LesterSpence
  • The $295 Million Mall Taxpayers Bought Kansas City

    The $295 Million Mall Taxpayers Bought Kansas City

    2 weeks ago via @NextCityOrg @MarketStEl
  • Empowered

    Empowered

    2 weeks ago via @Orion_Magazine @GingerStrand
  • Voices of the Walmart

    Voices of the Walmart

    2 weeks ago via @TheMorningNews @matt_robison
  • My Baltimore Bargain

    My Baltimore Bargain

    2 weeks ago via @Slate @AlecMacGillis
  • “Welcome to Fear City”

    “Welcome to Fear City”

    2 weeks ago via @GuardianCities @kbbakerauthor
  • Stereos and the suburbs

    Stereos and the suburbs

    2 weeks ago via @SparkCBC @nora3000
  • Why Can’t America Have Great Trains?

    Why Can’t America Have Great Trains?

    2 weeks ago via @NationalJournal @svzwood
  • Coding and Decoding Dinner

    Coding and Decoding Dinner

    2 weeks ago via @OxfordAmerican @ToddKliman
  • My Ukraine

    My Ukraine

    2 weeks ago via @BrookingsInst @cafreeland
  • What It’s Like When Your City Goes Broke

    What It’s Like When Your City Goes Broke

    2 weeks ago via @TheAtlantic @JamesFallows
  • From Sand and Cactus

    From Sand and Cactus

    2 weeks ago via @ParisReview @nobeetles
  • Save New York’s Four Seasons

    Save New York’s Four Seasons

    2 weeks ago via @NYTimes
  • Can the Guggenheim Charm Finland?

    Can the Guggenheim Charm Finland?

    2 weeks ago via @NewYorker @IanVolner
  • Google’s New Self-Driving Car Is About to Hit the Streets

    Google’s New Self-Driving Car Is About to Hit the Streets

    2 weeks ago via @CityLab @e_jaffe
  • How Geography Shaped American History, Law, and Politics

    How Geography Shaped American History, Law, and Politics

    3 weeks ago via @NatGeo
  • The Rise of China’s Inland Cities

    The Rise of China’s Inland Cities

    3 weeks ago via @Diplomat_APAC
  • Michael Heizer’s Big Work and Long View

    Michael Heizer’s Big Work and Long View

    3 weeks ago via @NYTimes @kimmelman
  • Forbidden Data

    Forbidden Data

    3 weeks ago via @Slate @JustinPidot
  • Revitalization by Gentrification

    Revitalization by Gentrification

    3 weeks ago via @JacobinMag
  • Why is so much architecture junk?

    Why is so much architecture junk?

    3 weeks ago via @DallasNews @MarkLamster
  • New Balance Bought Its Own Commuter Rail Station

    New Balance Bought Its Own Commuter Rail Station

    3 weeks ago via @TheAtlantic @Alana_Samuels
  • Why One Silicon Valley City Said “No” to Google

    Why One Silicon Valley City Said “No” to Google

    3 weeks ago via @NextCityOrg @Susie_C
  • Lone Star Community

    Lone Star Community

    3 weeks ago via @archpaper
  • I was an undercover Uber driver

    I was an undercover Uber driver

    4 weeks ago via @CityPaper @EmilyGee
  • Can This Scientist Unite Genetic Engineers and Organic Farmers?

    Can This Scientist Unite Genetic Engineers and Organic Farmers?

    4 weeks ago via @NatGeo
  • Return Trip, OBX

    Return Trip, OBX

    4 weeks ago via @VelaMag @ErynLoeb
  • Ingenious: John Ochsendorf

    Ingenious: John Ochsendorf

    1 day ago via @NautilusMag @cehumphries
  • River Cities Offer Lessons on How to Adapt

    River Cities Offer Lessons on How to Adapt

    2 weeks ago via @landarchitects @Jared_L_Green
  • Post-Katrina lessons in building a stronger community

    Post-Katrina lessons in building a stronger community

    2 weeks ago via @Times_Picayune @TulaneKenneth
  • Austin, Our Austin

    Austin, Our Austin

    4 weeks ago via @TexasObserver @BradTyer
  • Höweler+Yoon to Design Memorial at MIT

    Höweler+Yoon to Design Memorial at MIT

    4 weeks ago via @ArchPaper @MITSAP
  • Therapeutic Gardens

    Therapeutic Gardens

    1 month ago via @UWBuiltEnv @TimberPress
  • Pratt Introduces Program in Urban Placemaking and Management

    Pratt Introduces Program in Urban Placemaking and Management

    2 months ago via @ArchRecord @PrattInstitute
  • Symposium: Therapeutic Landscapes

    Symposium: Therapeutic Landscapes

    2 months ago via @PennDesign
  • Tulane Professor Maurice Cox Appointed Planning Director of Detroit

    Tulane Professor Maurice Cox Appointed Planning Director of Detroit

    2 months ago via @TulaneArch
  • AIA NY Announces 2015 Design Award Winners

    AIA NY Announces 2015 Design Award Winners

    2 months ago via @architectmag
  • The Secret Lives of the Tiny People In Architectural Renderings

    The Secret Lives of the Tiny People In Architectural Renderings

    2 months ago via @Gizmodo
  • Middle City Passages: International Competition

    Middle City Passages: International Competition

    2 months ago via @UofTDaniels
  • Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture: Herman Hertzberger

    Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Architecture: Herman Hertzberger

    3 months ago via @UVA
  • Aggregate named Game Changer by Metropolis

    Aggregate named Game Changer by Metropolis

    3 months ago via @mitsap
  • Mapping Detroit: Panel Discussion and Book Launch

    Mapping Detroit: Panel Discussion and Book Launch

    3 months ago via @TaubmanCollege
  • Highway Beautiful: Selma to Montgomery

    Highway Beautiful: Selma to Montgomery

    3 months ago via @UofTDaniels, @CriticalProductive
  • New Life for Dead Malls

    New Life for Dead Malls

    3 months ago via @TheAtlantic
  • University of Michigan pushes architectural education in Detroit Public Schools

    University of Michigan pushes architectural education in Detroit Public Schools

    3 months ago via @archpaper
  • Design for All Life

    Design for All Life

    3 months ago via @core77
  • Listening to New York: UVa Professor Captures Sounds of the City

    Listening to New York: UVa Professor Captures Sounds of the City

    3 months ago via @UVaSARC
  • Google Grows

    Google Grows

    3 months ago via @KQEDForum
  • Architecture Lectures at Georgia Tech

    Architecture Lectures at Georgia Tech

    3 months ago via @GT_Architecture
  • ETH Architecture: Spring Lectures Series

    ETH Architecture: Spring Lectures Series

    3 months ago via @ETH_en
  • After Empirical Urbanism

    After Empirical Urbanism

    3 months ago via @UofTDaniels
  • UVA studio presents plans for Atlantic City

    UVA studio presents plans for Atlantic City

    3 months ago via @acpress
  • Symposium: The Speculative City

    Symposium: The Speculative City

    3 months ago via @FacArchHKU
  • Center for Art + Environment Names Research Fellows

    Center for Art + Environment Names Research Fellows

    3 months ago via @NevadaArtCaE @aarchdk
  • Public Events at Society of Architectural Historians Conference

    Public Events at Society of Architectural Historians Conference

    3 months ago via @SAH1365
  • Stamp honors MIT’s first black graduate

    Stamp honors MIT’s first black graduate

    3 months ago via @MITnews @mitsap
  • Progressive Architecture Awards: Ordos 20+10 Office Complex

    Progressive Architecture Awards: Ordos 20+10 Office Complex

    3 months ago via @Architect @mitsap
  • Progressive Architecture Awards: Sylvan Theater

    Progressive Architecture Awards: Sylvan Theater

    3 months ago via @Architect @PennDesign
  • University of Hong Kong: Spring Lectures

    University of Hong Kong: Spring Lectures

    4 months ago via @FacArchHKU @Archinect
  • USC Arts Professors Win PROSE Awards

    USC Arts Professors Win PROSE Awards

    4 months ago via @USCArchitecture
  • USC: Spring Events

    USC: Spring Events

    4 months ago via @USCArchitecture @archinect
  • Deans List: Monica Ponce de Leon

    Deans List: Monica Ponce de Leon

    4 months ago via @archinect
  • LA+ Wild

    LA+ Wild

    4 months ago via @PennDesign
  • Jon Jerde, 1940–2015

    Jon Jerde, 1940–2015

    4 months ago via @latimes @ArchNewsNow
  • Measuring Brainwaves to Make a New Kind of Bike Map for NYC

    Measuring Brainwaves to Make a New Kind of Bike Map for NYC

    4 months ago via @Wired @adavies47
  • Architectural Education Awards

    Architectural Education Awards

    4 months ago via @ACSAUpdate
  • UT Austin: Spring Lectures and Exhibitions

    UT Austin: Spring Lectures and Exhibitions

    4 months ago via @UTSOA