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"Global Site Plans has helped raise People for Parks Los Angeles' profile on the Internet by revamping our website and establishing People for Parks on social networking sites to reach a young, socially conscious base of support." - Steve Weingarten, People for Parks Los Angeles
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“Globally diverse content” Jordan encapsulates The Grid in three words. Between June and December 2012 Jordan Rockerbie joined The Grid blogging team from Kelowna, British Columbia and Banff, Alberta, Canada. Now, almost two years later, he[...]
A project not adapted to existing buildings could potentially have its building permit request denied. In March 2013, ARAU was alerted by a group of locals that the HUB (Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel) was planning to “renovate” a group of[...]
The increase of cycling in a city like Athens – or for instance Milan, Paris, London, Barcelona, Bucharest and other modern cities – makes sense and has merit, as it is associated with the sustainability of the city. When speaking about[...]
When it comes to education, Milan is one of Italy's international student hubs. Being home to universities with high international ranks for fashion, design, engineering, and architecture, the city attracts more than 10,000 young people from[...]
It’s hard to believe that six months have gone by since I was hired here at The Grid. At the time of my interview in June 2013, I was working as a limited-term employee at the Regional Climate Protection Authority (RCPA) in Santa Rosa, CA and[...]
Green buildings are at times defined as buildings that are “not as bad” or “notably better” than the average with regard to impact on the environment. More technically,  a green building is one whose construction and lifetime of operation[...]

Artists in Toronto have long been undervalued. "Artists were constantly pitching projects to the city, but there was never enough money [in the city budget]," said Devon Ostrom, co-founder of BeautifulCity.ca, an alliance of[...]
From libraries to light rail, my experience writing for The Grid has allowed me to explore and share exciting urban initiatives in Phoenix, Arizona. The desert city faces a number of sustainability challenges and it has been[...]
I was standing precariously on the edge of the sidewalk trying to get some good images of the buses in Lima, Peru, when I noticed that most of them were lopsided, tilting slightly to one side, a detail I had never noticed[...]
It’s incredible to be writing my last post for The Grid, as it seems like my internship has just begun. The author from the Willis Tower Skydeck In my day job, I work for an energy affiliate of the Center for Neighborhood[...]
My first post for Global Site Plans was published in January. I was eager to write for The Grid, and treated it as an opportunity to explore the urban planning issues and interface with those[...]
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