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About Blog - The Urban Edge blog is a product of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University in Houston, Texas. The Kinder Institute for Urban Research is a “think-and-do” tank working to understand the challenges facing cities nationwide.
San Francisco, CA
About Blog - Urban Planning, Community Planning, City Planning, New Urbanism, Smart Growth, Zoning, Transportation and all that makes the built environments that we work and recreate in.
About Blog - The latest stories from Next City's Forefront series. Next City is a nonprofit organization with a mission to inspire social, economic and environmental change in cities through journalism and events around the world.
New York City
About Blog - Streetsblog connects people to information about how to reduce dependence on private automobiles and improve conditions for walking, biking, and transit. Streetsblog NYC covers the five boroughs of New York City.
TheCityFix | The blog of WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities on urban mobility and development + Follow
BRA, CHN, IND, MEX, TKY, USA
About Blog - WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities catalyzes environmentally and financially sustainable urban solutions to improve quality for millions of people.
Planetizen - The independent resource for people passionate about planning and related fields+ Follow
Los Angeles, CA, USA.
About Blog - Planning: A professional practice and an academic study focused on the future of built environments and connected natural environments from the smallest towns to the largest cities and everything in between.
All Across America
About Blog - Strong Towns is a non-profit organization working to support a model of development that allows America's cities, towns and neighborhoods to become financially strong and resilient.
About Blog - UN-Habitat, is the United Nations agency for human settlements. Improving the quality of urbanization results in better quality of life.
About Blog - Inhabitat.com is a weblog devoted to the future of design, tracking the innovations in technology, practices and materials that are pushing architecture and home design towards a smarter and more sustainable future.
About Blog - Urban Land Magazine is the flagship publication of the Urban Land Institute, a member-based organization with global headquarters in Washington, D.C. Popular features include ULX, Developments, Trends, Awards, and other topics on the built environment, urbanism and commercial real estate.
Portland when not traveling
About Blog - I’m Jarrett Walker, and this is my professional blog. Since 1991 I’ve been a consulting transit planner, helping to design transit networks and policies for a huge range of communities. My goal here is to start conversations about how transit works, and how we can use it to create better cities and towns.
About Blog - Seattle Transit Blog is an independent, award-winning publication covering transit and land use issues in Seattle and the Puget Sound area since 2007.
About Blog - Landezine was started in June of 2009. Since then it has been showcasing landscape architecture projects made by landscape architects and architects from around the globe. Today, Landezine is internationally renowned landscape architecture website and one of the most visible in the profession.
New York City
About Blog - Project for Public Spaces (PPS) is the central hub of the global Placemaking movement, connecting people to ideas, expertise, and partners who share a passion for creating vital places.
About Blog - NewGeography.com is a site devoted to analyzing and discussing the places where we live and work. We want to know not only what is happening, but also how you, your company and your community can best adapt to rapidly changing conditions. We welcome your writing, your thoughts on the site, and your insights on economic development, metropolitan demographics, and community leadership.
About Blog - IDEAS blog by SWA Group is a place to explore, share, and document our thinking, work, and current research. They explore several new and long-standing concepts in landscape architecture, planning, and urban design from the creation of great urban landscapes, urban ecologies, and landscape infrastructure.
About Blog - Aaron M. Renn is a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and an opinion-leading urban analyst, writer, and speaker on a mission to help America’s cities thrive and find sustainable success in the 21st century.
About Blog - UrbDeZine is an award winning blog, forum, and news site for urbanists. UrbDeZine is for If you like architecture, urban planning, walkable neighborhoods, complete streets, public transit, bicycles and other active transit, historic preservation, halting or reversing climate change, tactical urbanism and much more.
About Blog - What started as a platform to collect the most important information to help architects create better architecture, became a fast growing technology company that delivers inspiration, tools and knowledge to the 10 million architects that visit and use ArchDaily each month.
Seattle and Puget Sound Region
About Blog - The Urbanist was founded in early 2014 in order to examine and influence urban policies. We believe that cities provide unique opportunities for addressing many of the most difficult problems we face. Our website serves as a resource for promoting and disseminating ideas, creating community, and improving the places we live in.
About Blog - BLDGBLOG (“building blog”) was launched in 2004 and is written by Geoff Manaugh. In addition to this site, I’m the author of two books—the New York Times-bestselling A Burglar’s Guide to the City and The BLDGBLOG Book—as well as editor of a third, Landscape Futures: Instruments, Devices and Architectural Inventions.
About Blog - Spacing covers Canadian urbansim in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, Edmonton, Ottawa, & east coast cities. The topics ranges from Architecture, Urban Deisgn, Public Transit, City Hall, Parks, Walking, Bikes, Streetscape, History, Waterfront, Maps, Public Spaces
New York City
About Blog - Second Ave. Sagas is the premier news blog for all things New York City subways. It is the home for news, views and commentary on the subway system, MTA and transportation in New York City.
About Blog - Golfstromen is an Amsterdam-based urban design and communications agency that launched Pop-Up City in 2008, out of a fascination for the ways in which citizens, organizations, enterprises, and governments were coming up with creative and flexible solutions to deal with this new urban dynamic.
About Blog - The mission of the Urban Splash is to use quality architectural design to breathe new life into old buildings and regeneration areas, making them great places to live and work.
About Blog - Find news, appeals decisions & best practice for development management & strategic planners on PlanningResource.
Cape Town, South Africa
About Blog - Future Cape Town is a platform that promotes democracy around the future of cities.
New York, NY
About Blog - Urban Omnibus is an online publication of the Architectural League of New York dedicated to defining and enriching the culture of citymaking. We explore projects and perspectives in architecture, art, policy, and activism – tried and tested in New York City – that offer new ways of understanding, representing, and improving urban life and landscape worldwide.
San Francisco, CA
About Blog - Meeting of the Minds brings together urban sustainability and technology leaders to share knowledge and build lasting alliances. We foster person-to-person and city-to-city learning by spotlighting projects and practitioners working on urban solutions.
About Blog - The Blog on the urban issues by the Gordon Price Gordon. He is a regular lecturer on transportation and land use for the City of Portland, Oregon and Portland State University. He also sits on the board of the Sightline Institute, based in Seattle.
About Blog - The term “Market Urbanism” refers to the synthesis of free-market economics and ethics, with an appreciation of the urban way of life and its benefits to society. Believe it or not, free-markets and urbanism go well together - take a read...
About Blog - UrbanCincy has been the source for news on Cincinnati’s urban core since 2007, and continues to work to keep people connected with what's happening in the city.
About Blog - The GreenCityBlueLake Institute is the sustainability center of The Cleveland Museum of Natural History. We believe that on rapidly urbanizing planet Earth, the key to sustainability is the development of ecological cities where people can live healthy lives with reduced environmental footprints.
About Blog - Urbderzine is about Urban Design Development Economics Community authored by Bill Adams. He has been involved with land use and urban renewal for nearly 25 years, both as a professional and as a personal passion.
About Blog - Topos is the definitive international publication about landscape architecture and urban design. Topos covers a broad range of topics and scales, from urban landscapes to rural areas, from infrastructure to gardens.
U.S. and Canada
About Blog - PlaceShakers and Newsmakers is PlaceMakers’ online mouthpiece. Our opportunity to share perspective and engage in the discussion of ideas. Because of the work we do, we spend our days in the company of urban designers, architects, civic boosters, enviros, developers, politicos, city staffers, preservationists, community activists.
Portland San Mateo
About Blog - SERA is a Portland-based Architecture, Interior Design and Urban Design & Planning firm that specializes in sustainable placemaking at all scales.
About Blog - I am a Senior Policy Analyst at the Chicago-based Center for Tax and Budget Accountability, and write about urban issues here and in several other publications, including City Observatory.
About Blog - This is an urban design, architecture and cities blog exploring design, art, culture, planning, transportation and cultural landscapes.
About Blog - Musings on Urban Design, Urban Planning and the Built Environment authored by an urban designer, planner, and trained architect Erin Chantry.
Washington, DC, United States
About Blog - I am an urban/commercial district revitalization and transportation/mobility advocate and consultant. Urban economic competitiveness is dependent on efficient transit and mixed use, compact places. Therefore, I end up writing mostly about mobility and urban design authored by Richard Laymen.
About Blog - Urban Planning is concerned with improving built and natural environments.
About Blog - Welcome to our blog! We are a group of postgraduate students studying Urban Design at Newcastle University with backgrounds consisting of Architecture, Urban Planning and Landscape. We are a diverse cohort coming from India, China, Malaysia, Turkey and England, and we are going to share a variety of elements of urban design.
About Blog - Hashtag Urbanism is a city blog that aims to create and curate all content that can be tagged with the #urbanism. Through our posts, we aim to highlight how one encounters design and architecture in simple ways in a city and its potential in transforming our perceptions of the place. Based in Chennai, Hashtag Urbanism is also a chronicler of all stories that make this beautiful city what it is.
About Blog - Environmental planner, earth lover, and just a girl who likes to write. So here's my take on the studies and practice of urban and regional planning authored by Ragene Andrea Palma
About Blog - I've been a planner for more than 20 years now, based in Chicago. I've had the opportunity to work in the private, public and nonprofit sectors. Currently I'm a planning consultant. My bonafides: I have a bachelors in urban planning from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN, and a masters in urban planning and policy from the Universsity of Illinois at Chicago.
About Blog - The Mission of the Greater Ohio Policy Center is to champion revitalization and sustainable growth in Ohio.
About Blog - Exploring how we create an enhanced user experience in leisure, retail, urban and landscape environments and collaborate together to build our common future authored by Landscape Architect DonovanGillman specializing in the experience design of Retail, Leisure, Urban , Landscape Environments.
DC proper, NC native via KC
About Blog - Black Urbanist is a forum about ideas, for solutions , ideas and for dreams about what our cities, our diverse cities, and all the places that support them, can be.
About Blog - Urban Design Associates is an award-winning AIA residential architect in Scottsdale Arizona, offers luxury custom architectural design and development services.
About Blog - CEOs for Cities is a national nonprofit that connects change makers across sectors generations to create the most dynamic city learning network in the country.
About Blog - The Overhead Wire is a consulting firm owned and operated by Jeff Wood in San Francisco California. Their projects include podcasts such as the weekly Talking Headways on Streetsblog, news sites, cartography and data analysis, and research on transit modes and land use strategies.
About Blog - CUR is located at RMIT University’s City campus and has strong links with urban researchers and centres across Australia and internationally. CUR is strongly committed to interdisciplinary research, with staff expertise in urban planning, public policy geography, economics, environmental sciences, spatial analysis, history, and sociology.
About Blog - My name is Pratik Mhatre. I have a Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Science program from Texas A&M University, College Station. Through this blog, I hope to engage in discussion on trends in urban planning and design. I will also pen down my personal thoughts and opinions.
About Blog - Urban Design Collective(UDC) is a collaborative platform for the creation of livable & sustainable cities through community engagement.
About Blog - WHA is a land planning and architectural design firm that specializes in shaping new communities, and reshaping urban and existing in-town neighborhoods.
About Blog - The 10th Making Cities Liveable Conference is a platform for government, academic and industry professionals to discuss public health, sustainability, natural resource management, transport, climate change, urban design, biosecurity and more.
About Blog - Joel is a Strategic Planner specializing in urban, infrastructure, and economic development planning policy. He has provided advice to project teams wanting a critical review of work in progress, or requiring a 'challenge team' input. In Auckland, Joel has taken a leading role in public policy decisions influencing transport, urban form and development, waterfront development and much more.
About Blog - Civic Blogger is about sharing information on Planning, citizen engagement, design, and organizational development. This is not about simply informing Planners, Politicians & the Public, but empowerment with tools that can steer outcomes authored by Robert Voigt. He is often invited speak at local, national and international events on urban design, community engagement and active transportation.
About Blog - Urban Rights Blog was created by Jordan Cosby, an urban planning graduate student at the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service, New York University. The blog chronicles her interest in the struggle over the people’s right to public space.
About Blog - Michael Geller is a Vancouver based architect, planner, real estate consultant and property developer with four decades’ experience in the public, private and institutional sectors.
Dallas via Baltimore
About Blog - Articles on City Planning, Transportation Policy and Sustainability by Mark R. Brown, AICP, PTP, a city planner and complete streets designer who has been car free since 2010.
About Blog - Professor Donald Shoup is a retired Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning from UCLA. For almost 40 years he has been promoting parking policy that leads to less automobile cruising, more affordable housing, a better allocation of the right of way, and safer streets and sidewalks. His seminal publication The High Cost of Free Parking has influenced thousands of urban planners and politicians.
Ann Arbor, MI
About Blog - The Agora Journal of Urban Planning and Design is a student-operated annual publication of the University of Michigan. Based in Taubman College, the journal publishes student work from a wide range of disciplines, and provides an opportunity for members of the campus community to share perspectives on a variety of urban issues, including those that affect the region, the state, and the planet.
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