Feargus O'Sullivan

London's Worst Building

The Walkie Talkie has been named the ugliest British structure completed in the last 12 months, but there are reasons beyond aesthetics to dislike it.

What Other Cities Can Learn From the Failure of London's Low Emission Zone

A big part of the answer appears to be diesel fuel.

Finland Gradually Embraces a Multi-City Fare Card

But Helsinki isn’t on board yet.

A Controversial Ad Campaign Sparks Protest in Stockholm

A far-right political party covered a busy subway station in posters and banners that demonize the country’s homeless people.

A Comprehensive Map Archive of Everything Amsterdam

The collection covers a range of topics from the city’s historical development to the nearest public barbecue spot.

Cleaning Up Rome, One Tweet at a Time

Romans are sharing photos of their do-it-yourself efforts to improve the city under the hashtag #Romasonoio.

'Bike Autobahns' Could Be Coming to Munich

The new paths would be aimed not at jump-on, jump-off cyclists, but at riders taking longer journeys.

Berlin Saves the Communist-Era Buildings of Alexanderplatz

On Monday, the city announced that it was listing some key structures in East Berlin’s central square as historical monuments.

The Plan to Pedestrianize Central Milan

Milan joins a growing list of European cities embracing car-free futures for their central neighborhoods.

Berlin's New Rent Control Laws Are Already Working

The “rental price brake,” introduced on June 1st, is the city’s most comprehensive tool to date for keeping rent affordable.

Barcelona's Fight Against Bar Crawls

It’s all part of the city’s struggle with its role as a tourism hotspot.

Inside London's New Subterranean Urban Farm

The farm, located 115 feet below a busy South London street, uses hydroponic techniques to grow pesticide-free crops.

Where Europeans Spend the Most on Rent, Mapped

Renters in the U.K. spend the most in absolute terms and as a proportion of their average income.

Paris Is Making 7 Iconic Squares More Pedestrian-Friendly

“A city where you’re surrounded by hubbub, abandoned to cars—that isn’t a [real] city,” said Mayor Anne Hidalgo.

An Incredibly Detailed Map of Europe's Population Shifts

The map provides a level of detail previously unavailable. It is the first ever to collect data published by all of Europe’s municipalities.

How Finland Could Turn Horse Poop Into Power

A Finnish company is experimenting with using horse manure as fuel for biomass energy production.

A Car-Free Future for Central Dublin

Last week, the city council unveiled a plan to banish cars from key sections of the congested city center by 2017.

The Heart of London's Tech Hub Is About to Get a Major Overhaul

This week, Transport for London (TfL) approved a plan to pump £25 million into making Silicon Roundabout a safer, more pleasant place to be. But is it enough?

Amsterdam's Bold Housing Solution: 10 Artificial Islands

To create the islands, the Dutch use a technique called the “pancake method.”