Articles


The Daily Beast
August 17, 2015
Under a new plan, more than a million people are within a half-mile walk of a high-frequency bus stop in Houston. Is this a blueprint for other car-reliant cities like L.A.?
The Daily Beast
August 10, 2015
With cities growing so fast, and the demand for affordable properties at a premium, the single-family home is radically changing its shape.
MIT Technology Review
July 27, 2015
After a disastrous technology rollout in Los Angeles, schools reassess their priorities.
Ensia
July 22, 2015
How we meet the world’s demand to keep things cool has major implications for the entire planet.
The Palisadian-Post
July 16, 2015
Loud groups of motorcyclists have been disturbing neighbors in the Pacific Palisades for years.
The Guardian
July 8, 2015
Slumlords are vanishing, crime is down and affordable housing on the rise: what can East Liberty teach us about the transformative power of regeneration?
The Guardian
June 29, 2015
Google’s urban innovation startup Sidewalk Labs has made its first big investment – turning NYC’s disused phone booths into 10,000 Wi-Fi hotspots
The Guardian
June 19, 2015
Cycling is safe and easy inside the search giant’s Mountain View HQ, but getting to the site from elsewhere in Silicon Valley means crossing fast-moving expressways and busy train tracks. Is Google’s new bike plan the answer?
MIT Technology Review
May 26, 2015
A shift toward software and data analysis has made agriculture a more appealing sector for investors, says leading venture capitalist Brook Porter.
The Guardian
May 8, 2015
Paige Smith’s Urban Geode street-art project brings a hint of the magical to derelict corners of Los Angeles, and – with a network of fans worldwide – her crystalline forms are spreading