By Candela Cerpa The importance of home and community can shift with stages in life and major events, as the COVID-19 pandemic highlighted for many of us. Aging can be one of those stages, as people’s needs and wants change. In 2021, the AARP’s Home and Community Preferences Survey showed that 77% of adults aged 50 and older want to “remain in their homes for the … Continue reading What prevents older LGBTQ+ adults from aging in place? An interview with Marisa Turesky, Urban Planning Ph.D. Candidate
After a close competition, we are pleased to share the winning submission to this year’s Carolina Angles photo contest. Christy Fierros captured this image overlooking Tucson, Arizona, and shares her thoughts on its meaning below. Christy’s winning photo will also be featured in Volume 48 of the Carolina Planning Journal, Urban Analytics, coming this spring. Thank you to everyone who participated, and congratulations to Christy! … Continue reading Announcing the Winner of the 2023 Winter Photo Contest & CPJ Cover Photo contest!
By Lance Gloss, Editor-in-Chief Many research projects in urban planning address status quo conditions in government. Jamaal Green, Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania Weitzman School of Design, breathes new life into this format by focusing on the critical questions of who wins, and who loses, when governments choose business-as-usual. Dr. Green returned to his alma mater of Carolina Planning to deliver a well-attended … Continue reading Wrestling with Equity: Dr. Jamaal Green Returns to DCRP
By Jo Kwon, Managing Editor Last week PLAN 590: Master’s Project Proposal Development had a panel of past and present students to talk about their experiences of developing their Master’s Project (MP). The seminar-based course prepares first year master’s students to work on their MP. The panel included Lance Gloss (second year student at DCRP), Graham Zicekefoose (second year student at Eastern Washington University), Lauren Prunkl … Continue reading Masters Student Panel on Master’s Project Proposal Development
By Ian Baltutis As cities grow and develop and the national economy fluctuates, the industries that occupy cities change too. When the economy is booming, built structures of immense scale are constructed to accommodate the surge in industry. However, when the economy subsides, there is rarely the economic energy necessary to dismantle or repurpose those same structures. The Tarheel Army Missile Plant (TAMP) in Burlington, … Continue reading Too Big to Dismantle: Planning for Reuse of the Tarheel Army Missile Plant
By Isabel Soberal What would it look like to incorporate principles of urban planning into the K-12 curriculum in U.S schools—could it be the answer to apathy planners are looking for? Dr. Thomas Campanella’s 2011 article, entitled “Jane Jacobs and the Death and Life of American Planning,” reflects on the canonization of Jane Jacobs by grassroots activists, not necessarily for the overall betterment of the … Continue reading The Case for a K-12 Planning Education
Planner’s Travel Series About the series: Welcome to our ongoing travel series. These are all posts written by planning students and professionals about what to do in a given city when looking for Brunch, a Brew, or a good idea on a Budget. To cap it all off, we include a fun planning fact! By Kathryn Cunningham About the visit: Fanwood is a small suburb … Continue reading Series: Planning for 36 Hours in Fanwood, New Jersey
2022 was a special year for the Carolina Planning Journal! We published Volume 47 of our print journal on Planning for Healthy Cities. In the Fall of 2022, we had new writers and editors, including Ian Baltutis, Candela Cerpa, Abby Cover, Kathyrn Cunningham, Ryan Ford, Henry Read, Nik Reasor, Nicholas Stover, Isabel Soberal, Asher Eskind, and Chris Samoray, and our new faculty advisor Dr. Allie … Continue reading Happy New Year from the Carolina Planning Journal!
This post was originally published on March 27, 2018, and is one of the most viewed articles in 2022. By Nora Schwaller XKCD is a beloved, online nerd comic that primarily involves esoteric jokes about physics and math with a healthy dose of snark. But that’s not all these humble stick figures provide. They can also offer valuable insight and lessons into some of the … Continue reading From Archives) What XKCD Can Teach You About Planning
Planner’s Travel Series About the series: Welcome to our ongoing travel series. These are all posts written by planning students and professionals about what to do in a given city when looking for Brunch, a Brew, or a good idea on a Budget. To cap it all off, we include a fun planning fact! By Jo Kwon, Managing Editor About the visit: I recently visited … Continue reading Series: Planning for 36 Hours in Toulouse, France