An Italian project maps how climate change is now shifting the nation’s boundaries.
The structures both define and devalue a fabled Pittsburgh neighborhood.
When workers emigrate to the U.S., the regions they leave behind often adopt identities that straddle borders.
Anonymous makers hope people and restaurants will set aside unwanted meals for the needy, sparing them a dig through the garbage.
The author of a new book on the Brutalist architect explains why his buildings are both admired and imperiled today.
Gleaming icons appear on the pavement well ahead of cyclists, giving them enhanced safety in blind spots.
From the mule-drawn trolley of the 19th century to the rails ripped out by Mexico in the 1970s, tales of the El Paso–Ciudad Juárez streetcar still echo today.
The city is overhauling its archaic zoning regulations, but does the move help its citizens as much as it helps developers?
As Jane Jacobs preached, large-scale highways, parks, and big buildings can all divide communities, discouraging street life and sucking the life out of cities. Here’s how to spot (and fix) them.
Oscar Boyson’s documentary is a jet-setting look at problems and solutions in cities centers across the world.
Explore the crucial milestones in the life of the now-troubled city on this interactive platform.
Harvard urban planning professor Daniel D’Oca took his design grad students to Ferguson to see the impacts of racial zoning ordinances. They came back with some novel solutions.
A sampling of city-focused events around the world. This month: housing policy, innovations in design and technology, urban watersheds, and more.
MIT’s Treepedia reveals where the streets are greenest, and which ones could use more work.
The founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture talks about what comes next for a museum drawing historic crowds to Washington, D.C.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we’ve come across in the past 365 days.
Why is Carmel, Indiana, planning to build as many as 40 more roundabouts on top of its existing 102?