The Flussbad Berlin project represents a bold, new imagining of what a metropolitan river can be.
On this day 200 years ago, a crowd of unlucky Londoners learned the hard way that there's no such thing as a free drink.
As the city seeks to protect its historic districts, advertisers take to the very billboards that could be regulated to pitch dire predictions.
The River Cycleway Consortium would build an expensive, buoyant bike path on the choppy Thames. But where's the money for Londoners who are actually in need?
Hosting the games has become a sprawling, expensive, drama-filled honor.
A new sponsorship deal with retail giant Carrefour is just the latest move in renting out the city's Metro brand—and public space.
Focus E15 Mothers is fighting displacement of the poor in East London.
Paris has an officially branded suite of products—locally made, and directed at tourists.
Spain's capital city aims to unclog its highly trafficked center by putting the hurt on drivers' wallets.
An opt-in program in Odense aims to use the data to bring services to the homeless where they already congregate.
Barcelona, Athens, Stockholm, Kirklees, and Warsaw won with high- and low-tech innovations that address pressing urban problems.
Bring your own boxes and jars to Berlin's Original Unverpackt, an eco-conscious business model that saves resources—and money.
The upcoming vote on Scottish independence is about self-determination—and acknowledging that London only loves London.
Several new efforts to clean up London's long-polluted waterway appear to be working. One day soon, you might even be able to take a slime-free swim.
Neighborhood organizers in the city's Barceloneta neighborhood band together to demand a crackdown on an unruly tourism industry. Is this the beginning of a new civic revolution?
People are willing to forego some comfort and convenience if the price is right.
By 2017, the wetlands of East London’s Upper Lea Valley will be preserved on a scale unmatched by any other European city. But 2,000 new homes will get built there, too.
New legislation recognizes that demand for units has spun out of control, as have the fees and price hikes rental agencies charge.
Conservatives want to power-wash the city of its intrinsic character—which includes pot shops and sex shows, but also a uniquely Dutch balance.