But bureaucratic snares and funding mishaps have jeopardized the process.
Architects NLE are putting the finishing touches on a three-story, 2,300-square-foot floating school for 100 students in Lagos.
The Arcade Providence will offer 48 units starting at $550 a month.
Cardio bikes, swing seats and foosball.
Architects set out to create warm spaces for New York's 10,000 feral cats.
The van, in particular, is drawing officials' ire.
And will it look like a giant glass skirt out of the Jetsons?
Conceived as an enclosed ski lift large enough for bikes, the "Wire" would create shortcuts for pedestrians and cyclists.
A home the grows upward, not out.
With its shiny recycled-metal rain screen and jauntily angled rooftop solar array, the 712-square-foot cottage is charming and sustainable.
These vertical spaces could change how we grow.
An iPhone app that maps downtown’s indoor parks, rooftop terraces, urban gardens, and bamboo forests.
Target's new Los Angeles space aims for urban chic. Do they miss the mark?
Architects created a San Francisco performance space that feels more like a community room.
These hulking superblocks were once derided by Jane Jacobs. But the buildings might be perfect for aging populations.