The kinetic sculptures are part sailboat, part stick insect, and seemingly possessed with animal intelligence.
At this year’s Venice Architecture Biennale, 12 designs envision how “the capital of urban ruins” can move forward from crisis.
In Copenhagen, a major new bridge won’t close—while another may never open.
The island nation’s visitor boom is putting its infrastructure under heavy stress, but some answers are on the way.
These tasty dishes tell stories about gender inequality, unnatural deaths, and Fukushima.
There are more American-heavy neighborhoods than you might expect.
Transit officials haven’t given his first metro project the respect it deserved.
At the Vatican Observatory, four little-known sisters contributed to an international astronomy project.
Which one would you choose?
Two cartographers took years making a rude map for “our inner 12-year-olds.”
For just a few minutes a day, the sky cloaks the entire city in a glowing, azure tint.
A new campaign aims to help infrequent museum goers feel more inclined to pay a visit.
Take a moment to lavish in the beauty of America’s chosen petals, and laugh at Maine for choosing “pine cone.”
Relaxing rules on “Accessory Dwelling Units” drastically increased affordable housing stock in the small city of Durango.
A traveling design show toured the U.S. 25 years ago to shed light on Soviet city life under a failing but reforming government.
Philip Ashforth Coppola documents the transit system’s oft-overlooked mosaics in painstaking detail.
Street artist “Moose” power-washed dirty sidewalks to create a portrait of imperiled ocean life.
British sculptor Cornelia Parker draws inspiration from two masterworks for her installation—and apprehension about urban progress.