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Recent Articles

  1. Q&A with Sonia Hirt, Co-Editor of ‘The Urban Wisdom of Jane Jacobs’

    Sonia Hirt, co-editor of The Urban Wisdom of Jane Jacobs, discusses her recently published book and the influence of Jacobs in 20th-century urban design and planning thought.

  2. Author Bruce Seifer to Lecture at IEDC 2015 Leadership Summit

    Bruce Seifer, co-author of Sustainable Communities will lecture at the IEDC 2015 Leadership Summit in Florida on Sunday, January 25th.

  3. Franklin Obeng-Odoom on Transnational Oil and Property Rights

    Franklin Obeng-Odoom, author of Oiling the Urban Economy, discusses his recently published book and the implications of transnational oil and property rights.

  4. Interview with the Editors of ‘Now Urbanism’

    Editors Jeffrey Hou, Benjamin Spencer, Thaisa Way and Ken Yocom discuss their recently published book, Now Urbanism.

  5. Q&A with Daniel Safarik, Co-Author of ‘Best Tall Buildings: A Global Overview of 2014 Skyscrapers’

    Daniel Safarik, CTBUH editor and co-author of Best Tall Buildings: A Global Overview of 2014 Skyscrapers, discusses his new title and what's trending in the tall-buildings field.

  6. Simon Unwin on his Approach to Writing About Architecture

    Simon Unwin’s Twenty-Five Buildings Every Architect Should Understand is just published, and now he is analyzing the The Ten Most Influential Buildings in History.  Learn more about Simon and his work at http://simonunwin.com/

  7. Interview with Bruce Stephenson

    Bruce Stephenson has worked as a professor, public planner and a consultant. He is a leading expert on John Nolen, the visionary founding father of American city planning. Stephenson’s definitive biography, John Nolen, Landscape Architect and City Planner, illuminates the art Nolen practiced and the legacy he left. He also wrote the Introduction to a re-issued edition of Nolen’s most far-reaching book, New Ideals in the Planning of Villages, Towns, and Cities. At Rollins College, Stephenson and his students offer plans to solve the problems suburban sprawl has created in Orlando, Florida. Presently he is building on his study of Lewis Mumford’s vision for Portland, Oregon. He plans to document how Portland became a Mecca of urban sustainability, and a model for Orlando.    

  8. Q&A with Victor Deupi, author of ‘Architectural Temperance’

    Victor Deupi, author of Architectural Temperance, discusses his book and what lead him to explore why a powerful nation like Spain would temper its own building traditions with the more cosmopolitan trends associated with Rome; oftentimes at the expense of its own national and regional traditions.

  9. Recommended by CHOICE - Collage and Architecture by Jennifer A.E. Shields

    "Architect Shields (UNC Charlotte) explores the idea of collage as an artistic strategy and an inspiration for architectural exploration. This volume is a thoughtful, well-researched, carefully constructed, and thoroughly illustrated effort to find meaningful relationships between the ideas of collage as employed in quite different forms of artistic endeavor… Summing Up: Recommended. Lower-level undergraduates and above." - D. Sachs, Kansas State University, CHOICE September 2014

    To read more about Collage and Architecture click here
     

  10. ‘Australian Environmental Planning’ honored by the Planning Institute of Australia

    Australian Environmental Planning: Challenges and Future Prospects, edited by Jason Byrne, Neil Sipe and Jago Dodson, has won the award for Planning Excellence by the Planning Institute of Australia.  To read more about the book, click here.  You can also view the award certificate here.

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