It’s the Culture, Stupid

It's the Culture, Stupid curatorial statement for the International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam, from executive director George Brugmans by Orhan Ayyüce via archinect.com Culture is [...]

Apartheid’s Urban Legacy, in Striking Aerial Photographs

Apartheid's Urban Legacy, in Striking Aerial Photographs by TANVI MISRA from: citylab.com An American used drones to capture the color lines still stark in South [...]

Does Makoko Floating School’s collapse threaten the whole slum’s future?

Does Makoko Floating School's collapse threaten the whole slum's future? via The Guardian Multiple award-winning Makoko Floating School was a beacon of hope [...]

The woman behind stunning sustainable homes from bamboo

The woman behind stunning sustainable homes from bamboo. by Derek Markham via treehugger.com Elora Hardy and her team of designers, artisans, and builders at Ibuku [...]

What Jane Means: 4 Women Urbanists Reflect on Their Relationship to Jane Jacobs

What Jane Means: 4 Women Urbanists Reflect on Their Relationship to Jane Jacobs by Rebecca Greenwald via metropolismag.com Jane Jacobs’ writing and advocacy marked one [...]

From Floating Food Forests to Vacant Lot Crops, Urban Farming Is Taking Root Across America

From Floating Food Forests to Vacant Lot Crops, Urban Farming Is Taking Root Across America by Sher Watts Spooner from: dailykos.com More than 1,500 community gardens [...]

Hard-Pressed Rust Belt Cities Go Green to Aid Urban Revival

Hard-Pressed Rust Belt Cities Go Green to Aid Urban Revival by winifred bird from: e360.yale.edu Gary, Indiana is joining Detroit and other fading U.S. [...]

Air and water problems are worsening on a global scale, U.N. says

Air and water problems are worsening on a global scale, U.N. says By Chris Mooney from: washingtonpost.com In a sweeping synthesis of global data, [...]

Pakistan’s first female architect to receive Japan’s prestigious prize

Yasmeen LARI, receiving the FUKUOKA PRIZE from: fukuoka-prize.org     Ms. Yasmeen Lari founded the Heritage Foundation of Pakistan and has been involved in [...]

Good urban planning can help the environment

Good urban planning can help the environment from: washingtonpost.com Urbanization itself is not responsible for the environmental threats facing the world. Unplanned and poorly [...]

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