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Rob Poole

Rob Poole graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Anthropology and a minor in City and Regional Planning. He grew up in San Diego, but now resides in San Francisco. He currently works at a non-profit organization in San Francisco that advocates for new housing development for all income levels in the City. He also interns with Streetsblog San Francisco. Rob plans to pursue a career that promotes civic engagement in cities and improves the public process for local governments.

The Top 20 Landscape Architecture Websites of 2015 - Highlighting the Top 10

by Rob Poole

At Global Site Plans’ The Grid, we are proud to bring our readers our fourth annual installment of the top 20 landscape architecture websites of the year. Whether you work for a city agency and are looking to create a be... Read article

The Grid’s Top 20 Architecture Websites of 2015 - Highlighting the Top 10

by Rob Poole

Global Site Plans’ The Grid is proud to bring the list of the Top 20 Architecture Website of 2015. For the fourth consecutive year, we’ve compiled the most visited websites that cover architecture, interior design and ho... Read article

The Grid’s Top 20 Urban Planning Websites of 2015 - Highlighting the Top 10

by Rob Poole

For the fourth year in a row, Global Site Plans’ The Grid is pleased to give you the list of the year’s Top 20 Urban Planning Websites. These URL’s are for those passionate about making cities thriving, successful places... Read article

The Grid’s Top 20 Websites for Engineers of 2014 - Highlighting the Top 10

by Rob Poole

Last year, for the first time, The Grid introduced the Top 20 Websites for Engineers of 2013. We’ve now returned with an updated list, including different rankings and two new names, The South African Institution of Civi... Read article

The Grid’s Top 20 Landscape Architecture Websites of 2014 - Highlighting the Top 10

by Rob Poole

In 2012 and 2013, The Grid searched far and wide across the web to find the most popular websites for landscape architects. Now another year has passed, and it’s time to click refresh. We’ve created a new list, with upda... Read article

The Grid’s Top 20 Architecture Websites of 2014 – Highlighting the Top 10

by Rob Poole

Now in its third year, The Grid is proud to introduce the Top 20 Architecture Websites of 2014. We dug deep into the web and took suggestions from our readers to find the most visited architecture websites, according to ... Read article

The Grid’s Top 20 Urban Planning Websites of 2014 - Highlighting the Top 10

by Rob Poole

It’s that time of year again! The Grid searched far and wide through the web to compile a list of the Top 20 Websites for Urban Planners. This is our third year running this series and thanks to input from our readers, w... Read article

Top 10 Job Boards for Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers

by Rob Poole

We scoured the web for the best job boards for architects and urban planners, but our work was not complete. One more list was in order. Global Site Plans took on another search to find the best job listing for landscape... Read article

Top 10 Job Boards for Urban Planners

by Rob Poole

If you love cities and want to make them better, stay right where you are. Global Site Plans searched through the web to find the best sources for urban planning job listings. We then used Alexa International Rankings to... Read article

The Top 10 Job Boards for Architects

by Rob Poole

Are you a professional or aspiring architect looking for a job in your field of interest? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Global Site Plans has compiled a list of the Top 10 Job Boards for Architects. We dug throu... Read article

Building Sharing Communities & Cities: Recapping #thegrid Twitter Chat on Sharing

by Rob Poole

Last week, Global Site Plans’ The Grid co-hosted a Twitter Chat about the sharing transformation. In cities and towns across the world, people are trading in the traditional producer-consumer relationship in exchange for... Read article

A Farewell to The Grid, from Robert Poole

by Rob Poole

As I complete my internship with The Grid, I can say with confidence that the past year has been the most dynamic and exciting time of my life. One year ago today, I had just begun two unpaid internships with two differe... Read article

Let’s Start Sharing: #TheGrid Discusses How an Emerging Movement is Shaping Cities

by Rob Poole

The sharing movement is beginning to transform cities. Businesses in various sectors are looking at new ways of sharing space and resources. It is a simple concept that has stemmed from informal practice, but it may chan... Read article

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