A new publication explores the troubling implications of our networked world.
An animation shows how a variety of urban spaces can become miniature farms.
Extending prison sentences can reduce recidivism, but it's also hugely expensive.
Moving beyond the City of Glass.
San Diego County has made it easy for its cities to convert to energy-efficient streetlights.
There are big statues of gods and heroes almost everywhere, but Asia dominates.
And its author makes the case for why our cities need more dummies getting involved.
Groundwater pumping and rising sea levels could leave millions flooded out of their homes.
Warmer temperatures help city trees grow eight times faster.
With few skilled farmers, many urban gardens become victims of neglect.
New estimates find that moving toward sustainability can greatly reduce energy and water treatment costs.
Preparing for crowds of foreigners when it hosts the 2014 Winter Olympics, a city looks to expand its vocabulary.
According to a new study, people in different places use the word very differently.
A new report examines the link between standardized test scores and restrictive zoning regulations.
Planning and construction all over the country will need to shift dramatically as the retired population grows.
Using a car-top video camera, USC researcher Andrew Curtis tracks disaster recovery over time.
Collectively, America's cities contribute more to global GDP than the rest of the world's cities combined.
Paris, San Francisco, and Guangzhou have very different approaches to realizing big plans.
Social interaction can be encouraged by our built environment. But it isn't always.