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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
Lynn Wyatt Square for the Performing Arts. Via RIOS.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Public Transit, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Landscape, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

Coming Up in Downtown

November 19, 2021
Rodrigo Gallardo
"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
Still from Solange, "Cranes in the Sky."
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Reviews, Racial Equity, Preservation, Art & Culture, Place, News, Landscape, Houston, Environment, Design

Do Nothing Without Intention

October 19, 2021
Sheila Mednick
Race/Ethnicity by census tract in Houston as measured by the 2020 census. Via the COH Planning Department Census Map Viewer.
Urban Planning, Reviews, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Industry, Houston, Environment, Design

Successful Cities Require Open Data

October 5, 2021
Katya Abazajian
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
The Turkey Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Houston underwater during Hurricane Harvey. Via the Texas A&M Transportation Institute.
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Racial Equity, Place, News, Landscape, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Industry, Houston, Environment, Design

Justice in the Sewers

August 30, 2021
Kristen Schlemmer
Two Sides of the Border.
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Reviews, Art & Culture, Place, Other Cities, Landscape, Land Use Regulation, Infrastructure, Industry, Environment, Design

Both Sides Now

July 20, 2021
Celeste Ponce
Photo by Becky Lai/flickr. Via the 2021 State of Housing in Harris County and Houston.
Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Place, News, Land Use Regulation, Houston, Housing, Environment, Design

Lessons From the 2021 State of Housing in Harris County and Houston

July 7, 2021
Jack Murphy
Architecture, Public Space, Urbanism, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Reviews, Racial Equity, Art & Culture, Place, Other Cities, News, Landscape, Interview, Houston, Events, Environment, Design

Cite 102 is Here!

July 5, 2021
Jack Murphy
Giovanna Borasi in Buenos Aires during the launch of the third iteration of the CCA c/o program, in March 2020. Photo: Patricio Pidal.
Architecture, Public Space, Urban Planning, Socioeconomics, Racial Equity, Art & Culture, Place, Other Cities, News, Landscape, Interview, Infrastructure, Environment, Design

Which Public? Giovanna Borasi in Conversation with Maria Nicanor

June 16, 2021
Giovanna Borasi