Limiting excess is a hallmark of the country’s approach to sustainability, and it may explain Winfrey's unfortunate experience in Zurich.
Should waterfront developers have to contribute to flood mitigation? With Koontz, it just got a lot harder to ask them.
This summer's sweeping MoMA retrospective is a deep dive on the controversial architect.
For now at least, the country's most sustainable form of urbanism is relegated to pilot projects.
Former Barcelona mayor Joan Clos warns that a lack of urban planning could turn our expanding cities into powder kegs.
Ideas for helping cities better manage their enormous waste streams.
The bombings have turned all the cues and surroundings of this time of year upside down.
A new report suggests it would be better for the environment to tear them all down.
Vancouver-based architect Michael Green is trying to convince the world to construct tall wood buildings.
Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm wants to see states and metro areas compete for green energy funding.
It’s easy to take potshots when architects push the envelope. But the flat roof is problematic as a more basic matter of function.
Let's stop fighting developers who are trying to make your neighborhoods more desirable.
India's unbalanced sex ratio has created a slew of social problems and exacerbated violence against women.
The super-storm was a wake-up call to cities. But will they keep their climate change preparation going?
B2 Bklyn breaks ground this morning at Atlantic Yards. A lot is riding on whether it works.
Plastic bag and Styrofoam bans may seem like small potatoes. But local legislation often inspires bigger fixes.
More people are working from temporary work spaces, changing how we use offices.
The story of how this urban asset was re-purposed holds truths for cities engaged in similar transformations.
We may not think of architects as cultural heroes. But those who have made breakthroughs in how we live deserve recognition.