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December 19 2012

Opportunities in Planning for Sustainable Energy and Water Use

December 19th, 2012Posted by 

Globally, energy and water use are in a highly interdependent power play. When we grapple for solutions for one issue, it can often offset benefits for the other. There are several opportunities that, internationally, we are not sufficiently exploiting in order to reduce our consumption, while producing sustainable energy and water sources. 1. Access or […]

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November 28 2012

Twitter Chat Frequency, Topics, and Promotion: A Guide for Architecture and Urban Planning

November 28th, 2012Posted by 

There are a few questions to ask yourself before you run out and start a twitter chat of your own. After establishing your unique why, previously covered, you should consider what kind of commitment you are willing to make and how to implement it. Remember, part of establishing a successful twitter chat is creating a […]

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November 07 2012

Why Begin a Twitter Chat?: A Guide for Architecture and Urban Planning

November 7th, 2012Posted by 

With the rise of Twitter chats being implemented within the fields or architecture and urban planning, and as a participant to many, I recently interviewed a few coordinators from my favorite chats: Joe Peach from This Big City (#citytalk), Alexa Mills from MITCoLab (#citychat), Sybil Barnes from the American Institute of Architects National (#AIAchat), and […]

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October 09 2012

Farewell From Patricia Kent

October 9th, 2012Posted by 

I began writing for The GRID after re-locating from Albuquerque, NM to Mammoth Lakes, CA. While I have always found blogging to be an exceptional outlet for personal use and staying connected with family and friends, I had never considered the benefit I could derive from it professionally until I joined Global Site Plans. For […]

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August 28 2012

Top 20 International Landscape Architecture & Design Websites 2012: Giants of Landscape Architecture Online

August 28th, 2012Posted by 

On June 4, 2012 we released the Top 20 International Urban Planning Websites 2012, and on June 11, 2012 the Top 20 International Architecture Websites 2012. Now it is Landscape Architecture’s time to shine. We searched for your international landscape architectural sources, using Alexa International Rankings, and found these to be your 2012 – Top […]

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July 12 2012

(The GRID Blogger) Ellen Schwaller: Tempe, Arizona & Amsterdam, Netherlands

July 12th, 2012Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Ellen Schwaller from Tempe, Arizona. Ellen Schwaller is a graduate student in Urban and Environmental Planning at Arizona State University. Spending most of her life in the sprawling sunbelt, it was a recognized desire for human-centered rather than auto-centered places that drew her to the planning […]

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July 11 2012

(The GRID Blogger) Matthew Traucht: Minneapolis, Minnesota

July 11th, 2012Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Matthew Traucht from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Matthew Traucht graduated from the University of New Mexico with a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology and is now pursuing his Master of Landscape Architecture at the University of Minnesota’s College of Design. Inspired by the work he was doing as an […]

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July 10 2012

(The GRID Blogger) Jordan Rockerbie: Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada

July 10th, 2012Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Jordan Rockerbie from Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. Jordan Rockerbie is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, Canada holding a Bachelor of Arts degree in Cultural Studies with a minor in Geography. Originally from Victoria, British Columbia, he now lives in Kelowna, British Columbia, […]

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July 09 2012

(The GRID Blogger) Evan Comen: Raleigh, North Carolina

July 9th, 2012Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Evan Comen from Raleigh, North Carolina. Evan Comen is an undergraduate at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill pursuing a B.S. in both Economics and Environmental Studies and a minor in Urban Studies and Planning. A philosophical outlook towards education led his career aspirations […]

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July 05 2012

(The GRID Blogger) Jamaal Davis: Richmond, Virginia

July 5th, 2012Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Jamaal Davis from Richmond, Virginia. Jamaal Davis currently resides in Richmond, Virginia where he was born and raised. He currently holds a Masters of Urban and Regional Planning Degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. His interests in urban planning began in the low-income neighborhoods of Southside […]

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July 04 2012

(The GRID Blogger) Alex Banuelos: Tempe, Arizona

July 4th, 2012Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Alex Banuelos from Tempe, Arizona. Alex Banuelos is a recent graduate of Arizona State University.  He holds a Bachelor of Science in Planning from the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning. He is currently pursuing his Real Estate License and plans on attending Arizona State […]

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July 03 2012

(The GRID Blogger) Denisa Petrus: Copenhagen, Denmark

July 3rd, 2012Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Denisa Petrus from Copenhagen, Denmark. Denisa Petrus, following a Constructing Architect Bachelors Degree at VIA University, in Denmark, recently graduated after completing her final project at the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain. Her international educational background and practice as project architect in Dublin helped her gain […]

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July 02 2012

(The GRID Blogger) Wanyi Song: Tucson, Arizona

July 2nd, 2012Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Wanyi Song from Tucson, Arizona. Wanyi Song is a graduate research assistant of the University of Arizona in Science of Planning. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Landscape Architecture when she was living in Southern China. After her undergraduate studies, Wanyi worked full-time as a Landscape […]

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June 11 2012

Top 20 International Architecture Websites 2012: Giants of Architecture Online

June 11th, 2012Posted by 

On June 4, 2012 we released the Top 20 International Urban Planning Websites 2012, now it’s architecture’s turn. We searched for your international architectural sources, using Alexa International Rankings, and found these to be your 2012 – Top 20 most popular architecture-related websites.* Whether serving you with visual inspiration through featured projects, providing opportunities for […]

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June 04 2012

Top 20 International Urban Planning Websites 2012: Giants of Urban Planning Online

June 4th, 2012Posted by 

Wondering where urban planners around the world get their news, where they are spending their valuable time, and where you should be looking too? The Grid scoured the Internet, and using Alexa International Rankings, found the 2012 – Top 20 most popular urban planning-related websites. Whether they are non-profit, for-profit, or hobbyist sites, we found […]

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May 25 2012

(The GRID Blogger) Selin Mutdoğan: Ankara, Turkey

May 25th, 2012Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Selin Mutdoğan from Ankara, Turkey. Selin Mutdoğan holds a PhD degree in interior architecture and environmental design from Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey. Her dissertation was focused on sustainable residential interiors and research containing not only cases from Turkey, but also well-known green bulding certification systems […]

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May 23 2012

(The GRID Blogger) Kennith George: Tacoma, Washington

May 23rd, 2012Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Kennith George from Tacoma, Washington. Kennith George grew up in the Greater Seattle, Washington area and holds a B.A. in Urban Studies from the University of Washington. His interest began in architecture, but he quickly found his passion in uban planning and policy. He views much […]

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May 22 2012

(The GRID Blogger) Aascot Holt: Spokane, Washington

May 22nd, 2012Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Aascot Holt from Spokane, Washington. Aascot Holt is an undergraduate student in Urban and Regional Planning with a minor in Visual Communication Design at Eastern Washington University. She is from Stevenson, Washington and currently lives in Spokane, Washington. Though a plucky little nineteen year old, she […]

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May 21 2012

(The GRID Blogger) Ryan Kucinski: Buffalo, New York

May 21st, 2012Posted by 

A big Global Site Plans welcome to our newest blogger, Ryan Kucinski from Buffalo, New York. Ryan Kucinski is a Master’s of Urban Planning student at the University of Southern California concentrating in Urban Design and Historic Preservation of the built environment.  Originally from Buffalo, New York, he graduated, in 2011, top of his class in […]

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April 14 2012

Seeking Spring 2013 Internship Applications: Assistant Editor

April 14th, 2012Posted by 

Have you ever wanted to manage a blog? Learn how to manage writers? Do you have excellent English writing, editing, and time management skills? Can you manage an intern staff of 10 bloggers and make a 1-year commitment? If you have what it takes, Global Site Plans wants your application. The Grid Blog Assistant Editor […]

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