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The Harris County Commissioner Precincts Unity Map. Courtesy Houston in Action.
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Events, Environment

A Community Effort to Redistrict Harris County

March 28, 2022
Houston in Action
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Place, Other Cities, News, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Industry, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Does Not Compute

February 23, 2022
Allyn West
Midtown Terrace Suites. Photo by Sean Fleming.
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Public Transit, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

What Happens at the Margins?

February 10, 2022
Kaede Polkinghorne
Jimmy Castillo, "Mendoza's Bakery," 2018, digital inkjet print, 20 × 30 in.
Public Space, Urbanism, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Art & Culture, Place, Landscape, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Housing, Environment

Northside Corrido

February 2, 2022
Jimmy Castillo
John Biggers, "Four Seasons," 1990, from “The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Culture, and the Sonic Impulse” at the Virginia Museum of Fine Art. (John T. Biggers Estate/VAGA at Artists Rights Society).
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Racial Equity, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, Other Cities, News, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Environment

The South Speaks

January 27, 2022
Amarie Gipson
Canyon View High School. ©Tom Reich. Courtesy DLR Group.
Architecture, Public Space, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Place, Other Cities, Landscape, Environment, Design

High School, Reimagined

December 15, 2021
Nora Burba Trulsson
Galveston Island State Park.
Public Space, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Racial Equity, Place, News, Landscape, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Industry, Houston, Environment, Design

Surging Ahead

November 20, 2021
Kristen Schlemmer
New Public Hydrant. Courtesy Tei Carpenter and Chris Woebken.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Socioeconomics, Art & Culture, Place, Other Cities, News, Landscape, Interview, Infrastructure, Houston, Environment, Design

Everyday Infrastructures: An Interview with Tei Carpenter

November 18, 2021
Tei Carpenter
At Cherry Creek Innovation Center, the culinary learning labs seamlessly connect to student dining which is immediately adjacent to the Hospitality & Tourism spaces which increases exposure between programs. Photo by Bill Timmerman. Courtesy DLR Group.
Architecture, Public Space, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, Other Cities, Environment, Design

New Educational Environments for New Pedagogies

November 4, 2021
Rebeca Carranza-Hicks, Marilyn Denison, Taryn Kinney
"Trains, Buses, People: An Opinionated Atlas of US and Canadian Transit," by Christof Spieler. Second edition, 2021. Published by Island Press.
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Racial Equity, Public Transit, Place, Other Cities, News, Landscape, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Houston, Environment, Design

Falling in Love with Trains, Buses, People—Again

October 27, 2021
John Surico
City Council Member David W. Robinson (left) with Mayor Sylvester Turner (right) reviewing "Houston 2020 Visions." Courtesy Architecture Center Houston.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, News, Interview, Infrastructure, Houston, Environment, Design

Houston’s Existential Challenges: An Interview with David W. Robinson

September 7, 2021
David W. Robinson
WE ARE JENSEN/NOSOTROS SOMOS JENSEN. Courtesy CDRC.
Public Space, Urbanism, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Public Transit, Art & Culture, Place, News, Landscape, Houston, Environment, Design

Driving Jensen

August 6, 2021
Kaede Polkinghorne and Susan Rogers