Henry Grabar

The Urbanist Toolkit Bracket Challenge

March Madness for urban design nerds.

En!gma

Temporary City of the Day: London, at Burning Man

That's the idea, at least.

Kate Seabrook

Berlin's Subway: 'An Underground Art Gallery'

Each of the U-Bahn's 173 stations comes with its own design.

Cart Life

Crazy Urban Video Game of the Day: Play a Street Vendor in 'Cart Life'

A "retail simulation" that tells stories of "social stratification, food, romance, money and death."

Adam Kennedy

A Photographer Sees Tiny Planets in San Francisco's Rusty Fire Hydrants

Finding worlds in aging infrastructure.

Babak Golkar

Turning a Persian Rug Into a City

Babak Golkar makes architectural designs out of carpet patterns.

Patrick Ward/Triposo

Best U.S. Cities for St. Patrick's Day? Anywhere But Texas

The Northeast Corridor is, unsurprisingly, the promised land of Irish bars and restaurants.

Sign Painters

Promising Film Trailer of the Day: 'Sign Painters'

A city is only as good as its signs.

John Snow

Happy 200th Birthday to a Mapmaker Who Changed the World

John Snow mapped out cases of cholera during an infamous 1854 outbreak in London.

Gestalten

'Femme Fatales of Cartography'

Inside a beautiful new collection of "maps you shouldn't trust yet cannot help but fall for."

Archives de la Ville de Montréal/Cat-bus

Map of the Day: Montreal, Then and Now

Sixty-six years later, the city's urban design is not so different.

Andrew Burton/Reuters

The Frightening Effects of the NYPD's 'Mapping Muslims' Program

"Everybody's an informant."

Samuel Orr

Timelapse of the Day: How Nature Changes in a New York Year

A seasonal tribute to New York City.

BMC Racing/Lamborghini

Introducing the $32,000 Lamborghini ... Bicycle

A luxury personal transportation option for the car-free generation.

Nam June Paik/Wikimedia Commons

'Rich Kid Who Wears Pastel Shirts' of the Day: Connecticut

Reddit's hilarious answers to this question: If the U.S. were a high school, who would your state be?

Shutterstock

Judge Invalidates Bloomberg's Soda Ban

The law was set to go into effect tomorrow.

Keri Tan, Max Pilwat, Ferdi Rodriguez

Imagine a Digital Library in Every Bus or Train

Slow commute? No problem.

The Purple Line/Facebook

Want to Show People the Benefits of Transit? Build a Pretend Train Station

A two-day pop-up train station lands in Miami.

Brendan/McDermid

1 Out of Every 100 New York City Children Slept in a Shelter This January

Mayor Bloomberg's other legacy: a homelessness crisis.