June 29, 2020
APA’s Arts and Planning Interest Group is working to establish a more formal partnership between planners and artists with the help of Sue Mobley, a new visiting fellow.
May 16, 2019
Uncovering JAPA: Caroline Chen explores the potential for tension between the ways that planners and government envision a public space and how people actually use it.
March 29, 2019
Forecast Public Art is collaborating with APA to identify and address gaps at the intersection of public art and planning practice.
October 25, 2018
Can you spare a few minutes to help planning researchers? Four current opportunities need planners to share their experiences in and knowledge of creative placemaking, working for global or publicly traded planning firms, and planning practice in small cities, towns, and counties.
October 9, 2018
Five pilot projects in southeast Minnesota explored the connections between planning, public art, and public health.
April 6, 2018
What if every schoolyard was a green schoolyard? Multifunctional schoolyards can ensure kids' healthy mental, physical, cognitive, and social development.
February 12, 2018
How can planners incorporate creative placemaking ideas into their projects and encourage communities to implement them?
June 30, 2017
This summer, it's time to enjoy the weather at your local park. APA's Great Places in America program has celebrated dozens of the nation's most captivating and well-planned public spaces.
May 9, 2017
Peter Kageyama shares the blueprint for cities that grab us by the heart and don't let go.
May 8, 2017
Planners at NPC17 learned about the benefits of cultural planning from a panel of experts who presented examples from across the country.
May 3, 2017
From the LGBTQ and Planning Division newsletter, a guide to music landmarks in New York City.
April 5, 2016
An early-morning run down Phoenix's Roosevelt Row shows off the area's murals, bungalows, infill development, transit stations, and galleries.
March 20, 2016
With museums and public art, Phoenix is definitely cultivating an urban vibe.