How trees and white streets could reduce L.A.'s urban heat island effect.

Publication: Gizmodo

For almost 100 years, UCLA has been a leader in solving complex transportation problems, applying multidisciplinary excellence in the heart of a congested city.

Publication: UCLA Magazine

A San Diego architect creates a bold, energy-efficient complement to the Western landscape.

Publication: Dwell

What are the unintended consequences of building the city of tomorrow?

Publication: UCLA Magazine

Taking inspiration from local materials and vernacular architecture, Wang Shu and Lu Wenyu remade a rural Chinese village in their image.

Publication: Architect

Can a new model for real estate investment help spread the wealth?

Publication: Curbed

In California’s Central Valley emissions from oil refineries and agriculture make Bakersfield America’s most air-polluted city. Activists fear the Trump administration could undo small but steady improvements.

Publication: The Guardian

The carving up of cities by expressways is still a civil rights problem, but it's being solved as an economic one.

the story of Rebuild By Design, a competition – and now its own organisation – based on taking a more proactive approach to disaster response in cities; but how far can you prepare for the effects of climate change?

Publication: The Guardian

Some of L.A.'s wealthiest philanthropists and foundations are setting their sights on solving the city's most chronic social dilemma -- providing housing for those without it. But even the mega-donors can't tackle the problem on their own.