Threading the needle

A Closer Look at the Double Helix-Shaped Park Set to Join the TMC3 Campus

The monumental park comes courtesy of James Corner, architect of Manhattan's much-loved High Line.

05/30/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

This Swedish Architect Devoted More Than Two Decades to Studying Houston. This Is What He Found.

Lars Lerup finds beauty and order among what he calls Houston's "continuous city."

01/30/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Urban Planning

Cornering the Futures Market

Four Houston think tanks have competing visions for the future. Which will be proven right?

05/31/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

essay

Apologia Pro Urbe Sua, Part II

Why do so many Houstonians flee the city for the suburbs? Cort McMurray has a few ideas.

09/16/2014 By Cort McMurray

point/counterpoint

What's the Matter with Houston?

A debate about urbanism, highways, mass transit, and whether it makes sense to compare ourselves to New York.

09/12/2014 By Michael Hardy and Allyn West