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U.Va. Architecture School Launches Center for Design and Health

May 31, 2011 — The conditions of 21st-century life – an aging population, environmental pollution, rapid urbanization, increased poverty, the rising cost of medical care, the need for preventive medicine and developments in social and medical science – have created a host of challenges and opportunities for those who design and plan environments that aid and nurture health and

UAlbany, NYS DOT, Hudson River Valley Greenway Team to Develop New York's Scenic Byways

ALBANY, N.Y. (October 15, 2010) -- Researchers from the University at Albany have partnered with the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) and Hudson River Valley Greenway to help New York communities establish scenic byway designation for the state's roads and highways. View press release content.

ACSP at 50, Published in Town Planning Review, University of Liverpool Press

Viewpoint: ACSP at 50 Introduction by Mickey Lauria, TPR, 81 (2) 2010 doi: 10.3828/tpr.2009.35  The founding of the Association of

U.S. News and World Report article about Urban Planning Careers

Urban Planner - As one of the 50 best careers of 2010, this should have strong growth over the next decade...read the article and provide your own comment.

Call for Nominations - 2010 UN-HABITAT Cities Lecture Award; deadline November 30

The deadline for the award will be extended to 30 November 2009.

The selected individual receives an Award of US10,000 and a commemorative plaque signed by the executive director of UN-HABITAT.

Eligibility criteria for the 2010 Award:

Imagining Home, which was recently finished, will premiere in the 36th Northwest Film and Video Festival on November 14th.

Imagining Home, a one-hour documentary, traces the transformation of a historic, maligned, and cherished public housing neighborhood in Portland, Oregon into a multi-cultural, mixed-income urban development.

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