Allison Arieff

Affordable Housing That Doesn't Scream 'Affordable'

Free from stigma and institutional homogeneity, these good looking buildings are in a class by themselves

Tojo

Small Stuff for Small City Apartments

While most household products keep getting bigger, these designers are keeping city dwellers in mind

Yerwada Slum Upgrading Project, Pune, India, courtesy SDI

Design With, Instead of for, the Other 90%

A new exhibit reveals how architects and designers are embracing community participation in developing world projects

Reuters

Wanted: More Practical Discussions of Urban Farming

The new book 'Carrot City' celebrates the aesthetics of urban agriculture

An Illustrated 'Food Rules' for the Rest of Us

Michael Pollan's bestseller returns with whimsical art from Maira Kalman

A Grassroots Guide to Saving the Rust Belt

Jack Storey of the group Saving Cities on their new film, 'Red, White & Blueprints'

Courtesy NY DOT

Times Square Redesign: Less Beach, More 'Blade Runner'

A noirish take on New York's 'heart' from Norwegian firm Snøhetta

Courtesy Elemental Monterrey

Customizing Affordable Housing in Mexico

Chilean architecture firm Elemental offers residents more by doing less

The Best Little Tiny Radio Show About Design

A chat with '99% Invisible' host Roman Mars

Courtesy Marmol Radziner

Trailer Parks as Models for Affordable Housing

Santa Monica's new breed of mobile homes are stylish and sustainable

Courtesy Headline Shirts

Bringing U.S. Manufacturing Back, One T-Shirt at a Time

San Francisco's SF Made is leading the charge to get American cities back in the business of making things

Courtesy Krista Jahnke

Temporary Is the New Permanent

Despite their co-option by marketing teams, the pop-up remains a sharp tool in the urban revitalization kit

Courtesy Kyong Park

Korea's Development Debate, in Physical Form

LOT-EK's Open School in Anyang forces visitors to confront the architectural contrasts right in front of them