The first sentence of a college essay isn’t the “answer” to the question. The “answer” is the entire essay.
Ambitious, Rapidly Expanding Vision Zero Movement Seeks to End Vehicular Deaths
Planetizen is pleased to release its list of the best books published in 2016 on the subjects of planning, design, and development.
Last month, the Fresno City Council approved a package of plans and regulations for greater downtown Fresno, including the urban core and surrounding neighborhoods.
If Donald Trump threatens to pull the nation back into the past, I suggest that California remains — as ever — its future.
Teachers who are honest about their opinions can encourage productive, respectful debates.
While the Green Party nominates a presidential candidate every four years as a publicity stunt, other politicians—Democrats and Republicans alike—have been steadily pursuing a green agenda in California. California cities are better off for it.
I feel little solicitude for the Common Application prompts, contrivances that they are. I do, however, respect institutions’ right to define their curiosity and probe students accordingly. Here are some, though, that deserve a second thought.
While the presidential race has put the charms of federalism on full display, direct democracy has never been more robust than it is in California this election cycle. In jurisdictions of all sizes, Californians face the biggest crop of land-use ballot measures in years.
LAX is always under construction or renovation –in sometimes valiant, sometimes halfhearted, usually halting attempts to spruce up L.A.’s “nine terminals linked by a traffic jam.” It’s one traffic jam that may finally end.
Many architects would kill to get a building on Architectural Record’s list of 125 Top Buildings. But big cities can learn a few things from the landscapes of small-town America too.
No artist has ever depicted Los Angeles like Ed Ruscha. It’s worth a trip to San Francisco to see the de Young’s retrospective.
2016 has produced an eclectic, imitative mix of titles to the urban library.
Houston has a few new high-rises and plenty of California-style mid-rises, but the townhouse has become the dominant new typology. With coverage from the Houston Chronicle.
In Los Angeles County a new unintended consequence has arisen that, though it might prove great for the county, probably has Jarvis spinning in his grave.
As California cities agonize over how to house everyone, they are missing out on a typology with countless reasons to recommend it.
Donald Trump invokes the darkest days of urban decay and crime to appeal to his base. The facts speak to an urban triumph that has led to greater national prosperity and higher standards of living for tens of millions of Americans.