The Pit Stop project hired restroom attendants who can empathize with the population they’re trying to reach.
Families are driving from all over the Midwest to the new retailer.
The city wants to spur foot traffic, business, and density through a new “bright lights district.” Urban lighting scholars point out some pitfalls.
In response, the government has made organizing protests that much harder.
Two Connecticut brothers collect the remains of city trees and fashion them into furniture and art.
Marrakech’s Medina Bike is the latest in a series of projects in the North African country that combat climate change.
The city’s latest diversion might spur the economy, but it excludes the majority of the population.
An agricultural park outside the city of Aarhus is a proving ground for the future of food innovation and urban farming.
In Phnom Penh, a new exhibit uses video interviews to expose the country’s youth to events they’d rather not believe.
The body count from the Syrian conflict is so vast, there aren’t enough cemeteries to accommodate the deceased.
The horrifying 2003 South Korean film shocked viewers, but scholars say the violence is actually a critique of global capitalism.
The government crowned the country’s best communal loos to help female employees feel more comfortable in the public sphere.
The Philippines wants its “jeepney” buses to go from diesel to electric. Critics say business practices must change, too.
After more than 1,000 years in Cairo, Egypt wants to move its capital city into the desert 28 miles away. It might actually happen.
Leaders in the capital city of Addis Ababa have rolled out a campaign aiming to reduce crashes caused by alcohol.
A Dutch designer has debuted a pollution-eating tower in Beijing, and hopes to install 800 more in public parks across China.
After an intricate restoration and battle with the government, Morocco’s al-Qarawiyyin Library will soon welcome the public.
Air strikes are damaging the country’s urban heritage.