How the internet ushered in a new era for entrepreneurs in the urban ecosystem.
Before Habitat III kicked off this week, the UN released a report on the advantages and drawbacks of rapid urbanization.
An estimate of where businesses with no employees—like Uber drivers or AirBnB hosts—have grown.
A new study maps the borough’s rapid development and changing land-use patterns.
The seven types of global cities driving the world economy.
When demographic factors are taken into account, city-dwellers appear to spend about as much time socializing as their suburban counterparts.
A tale of winners and losers.
Jonathan F. P. Rose’s new book proposes a way to adapt to the challenges human-built cities face: through harmony with nature.
Some U.S. counties are clearly doing a better job of attracting and keeping skilled workers than others.
A conversation with Robert Kanigel, author of the new Jacobs biography, Eyes on the Street.
Despite its merits, in the U.S., density peaked in the 1950s and has declined since then.
Most Americans do not believe that the next generation will be “better off” than their parents. But what does that mean?
Most of them aren’t bucolic, ivy-covered places.
As the writer Samuel Arbesman argues in his new book, complex systems are capable of quickly growing beyond our comprehension.
In the U.S., job growth continues to be concentrated in a small number of high-performing metros.
In This Is Where You Belong, Melody Warnick experiments with how to make any place feel like home.
If L.A. were a country, it would rank ninth in the world.
It depends on how you count.