Places are trying to make smaller better, but it isn't easy. James Krohe Jr. reports; Kari Lydersen provides a sidebar. A Sustaining Places story.
Sidebar: Gary Gets a GRIP
Mark Hinshaw and Brianna Holan visit super-small units built for young singles.
Joshua Abrams explains how to add mediation to the planner's toolkit.
Public schools could use some professional help, argues Kelley Carey in this month's Planning Practice. With a sidebar by Valerie Edwards.
An excerpt from Sidney Brower's new Planners Press book describes the elements of successful community design.
A growing river city ponders its future. Susan K. Moffat reports from the scene.
Sidebar: Is Seoul a Model for Hanoi?
A regular column by CEO Paul Farmer.
Arizona land scheme, Philly high line.
Statistics in the news, compiled by APA's Research Department. This month: city stresses.
A regular column by Timothy Beatley. This month: on the Massachusetts waterfront.
New towns, LEED.
Oregon saga, disaster recovery.
New reports, blogs, videos, etc.
A pitch for long-distance trains.
Cover: Volunteers at Lansing, Michigan's Urban Farm Project. Photo courtesy Lansing Urban Farm Project.