In the Media

The work being done in the Urban Attitudes lab has appeared in the following media outlets.

“Thousands of U.S. Cities Could Become Virtual Ghost Towns by 2100.” 2024. Scientific American. January 11. (Article includes an interview with Professor Hollander).

“Peter Tomtlund: Beauty is not subjective and may well be measured”. 2023. Dagens Nytheter. May 30. (Article in Sweden’s newspaper of record discusses Professor Hollander’s research on cognitive architecture).

“Once-abandoned mills are now home to thousands of Massachusetts residents”. 2023. WGBG/NPR. May 11. (Local NPR station includes interview with Professor Hollander about mill redevelopment).

“Why knowing your neighbors could save you in the next climate disaster”. 2022. The Guardian (UK). December 8. (Articles references Professor Hollander’s research on social connectedness).

A közlekedés mindenhol fejtörést okoz a várostervezőknek – Justin B. Hollander a Mandinernek.” 2021. mandiner. August 13. (Hungarian magazine interview with Prof. Hollander about his cognitive architecture research and books).

This city vision starts with a fallacy and ends with the towering phallus”. 2021. Sydney Morning Herald.  July 10. (Architecture criticism essay mentions Prof. Hollander and the UAL research).

The New Science of Spaces.” 2021. Cerebrum. Winter issue. (Dana Foundation’s quarterly magazine profiled Prof. Hollander and wrote about the UAL research on neuroscience and urban planning).

Social Media Bots and the Community Planning Process.” 2020. Planetizen. November 20. (Article describes Professor Hollander’s recent journal article with UAL collaborators studying social media bots and planning).

Data Companies Track Our Pandemic Patterns” (City Tech Column). 2020. Land Lines. June 30. (Article in Lincoln Institute of Land Policy magazine refers to the UAL’s Urban Social Listening book and reports on an interview with him).

Can a City Shrink and Thrive? It’s Complicated.” 2019. Bloomberg. May 22. (Article quotes directly from Prof. Hollander’s research on shrinking cities).

Hollander, Justin B. and Henry Renski. 2017. Can Ben Carson use the power of HUD to make America happier? The Conversation. March 1. <> . Published in (March 1), AP Big Story (March 1), Boston Business Journal (March 2), The Roanoke Times (March 1), and Rock River Times (Rockford, IL) (March 2).

The Promise of Twitter Data for Urban Planning“. 2016. Lincoln Institute of Land Policy Blog Post. January 8 (Essay about a new working paper written by  the Urban Attitudes Lab).

“Big Data for Good Cities” 2015. The Cities Papers: An essay collection from The Decent City initiative, Social Science Research Council, by Emily Talen.  October (Online essay from leading urbanist mentions the work of the Urban Attitudes Lab).

Social media data as a tool for urban planning? Maybe.” 2015. WHYY’s (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania). February 15 (Online news story mentions the Urban Attitudes Lab).

Can Government Mine Tweets to Assess Public Opinion?” 2014. Government Technology. November 17 (Online news story profiles the Urban Attitudes Lab).

Could we plan our cities using Twitter?” 2014. The Guardian (UK). October 24 (Leading global newspaper reported on the Urban Attitudes Lab’s innovative use of Twitter).

Will Twitter Revolutionize How Cities Plan for the Future?” 2014. October 21 (MacArthur Foundation-funded column, “Science of Cities” is devoted to covering the work of the Urban Attitudes Lab).