Urban Commons Lab

News & Interviews

Crosscut, November 17, 2020.

The pandemic is transforming how Americans use public libraries, parks, and streets — and it’s depriving vulnerable people of space when they need it most.
Insider, September 14, 2020

Inclusion or Exclusion: Whose Public Space?
The Paper, August 21, 2020 (In Chinese)

Emerging Landscape Architecture Leaders Focus on Social Justice
The Dirt, ASLA, July 23, 2020

LAF Innovation + Leadership Symposium Goes Virtual: Part 1
Land8 Blog, July 17, 2020

How urban design can make or break protests
Smithsonian Magazine, June 29, 2020

Reclaim the City
Blueprint for Living with Jonathan Green, ABC Radio National. June 27, 2020

The Accidental Occupation of Seattle
CityLab. June 18, 2020

From sidewalks to shopfronts, Hong Kong’s protests have rearranged its urban landscape
Quartz, December 17, 2019

Bike life: How a subculture turns bikes into tools of escape, and cities into playgrounds
North Jersey Record. September 27, 2019

Dialogue with Environmental Designers, Episode 2: City Commoning
與環境設計師對談 ep2 反造再起 城市共生
Eyes on the City Podcast Series. August 21, 2019 (Chinese)

Jeff Hou: deux livres pour illustrer des démarches urbaines Taiwanaises
La Ville en Pratiques (The City in Practice). Rational Taiwan International.
Interviewed and produced by Clément Tricot. August 14, 2019 (French)

Jeff Hou: activisme urbain et design communautaire à Taiwan
La Ville en Pratiques (The City in Practice). Rational Taiwan International.
Interviewed and produced by Clément Tricot. August 7, 2019 (French)

Found in Translation
Landscape Architecture Magazine, 108 (11): 106-121. November 2018

Perspective: Jeffrey Hou
Landscape Architecture Foundation. October 15, 2018

Removal of Early Days statue in San Francisco
The Guardian (UK). September 24, 2018

What does it mean to engage in activism through design? To engage in design through activism?
McHarg Center’s Digital Roundtable. 2018

New book ‘City Unsilenced’ explores protest and public space
UW News. January 3, 2018

10: Messy Urbanism with Jeff Hou and Manish Chalana
ArchitectureTalk. December 20, 2017

Image of the Future Podcast Episode 2: Collaborative Democracy by Design
Pomegranate Center. November 16, 2017

Messy Urbanism: Interview with Jeffrey Hou
Parallel Lines, 3RRR, 102.7FM, Melbourne, Australia. Radio interview. October 11, 2017

To whom does a city’s nature belong? Is it a common pool resource, or a public good?
The Nature of Cities Global Roundtable. May 8, 2017

Landscape architecture professors write book on community gardens
UW News, Oct. 8, 2009