Nate Berg

Urban vs. Suburban Growth in U.S. Metros

It's cities versus suburbs in these maps of population growth.

The 440 Cities Driving Global Growth

Cities in emerging economies will play a huge role in increasing global GDP between now and 2025.

Big Cities on the Rise

Cities in the South and the West are leading the urban influx.

In Northeast Ohio, Cars Are the Past, Hospitals Are the Future

Changes in employment in the Cleveland area show shifts in which industries are driving the economy.

The 7 Biggest Cities Ever to File for Bankruptcy

The bankrupt Stockton has some company.

A Bankrupt City, By The Numbers

Some of the factors that made Stockton the largest bankrupt city in American history.

The Most Easily Misinterpreted Chart on the Future of the Housing Market

After six years of decline, more architects now report designing larger homes. But that doesn't necessarily mean what you think it means.

A 3D Play for Citizen Planning

Gothenburg, Sweden, makes its public planning process interactive with an online map.

Matchmaking Abandoned Properties With Ideas for Reuse

An Italian website compiles crowd wisdom and ideas to utilize vacant properties.

Climate Change at the Neighborhood Level

Researchers in Los Angeles try out a more granular approach to temperature change estimates.

A Guidebook for the Urban Age

P.D. Smith's engaging and illuminating new book on the history, evolution and intricacies of cities.

Traffic Noise Might Give You a Heart Attack

Louder streets have been linked to greater risk of cardiac arrest.

A 'Vertical' Future for the Urban Factory

A traveling exhibition imagines a minor renaissance of urban manufacturing that's greener, cleaner, and more efficient.

There Are More Refugees Living in Urban Areas Than in Rural Refugee Camps

A new UN report shows the urban face of global displacement.

Life Inside the Broken City

The artist collective Broken City Lab is working to re-engage citizens in the struggling city of Windsor, Ontario.

When It Comes to Cutting Carbon, Cities May Be More Powerful Than National Governments

Mayors have direct control of 75 percent of emission sources in their cities, according to a new report.

A Month of Emergencies in America, in GIF Form

Mapping where emergencies are happening in the U.S.

Building Supertall, Superfast

Chinese megabuilding would rise nearly 10 meters a day, way faster than other skyscrapers.

Blast From the Transit Solution Past: New York's Moving Sidewalks

A six-mile loop of moving platforms could have been the congestion solution 1903 New York needed.