The literary temple offers free books and an experience akin to being stuffed inside a giant hardback.
An important part of Milwaukee design history is coming to a close to make way for modern transit tech.
The New Urbanist neighborhood of Stapleton, Colorado, suffers from compromised planning standards.
Is "Life Paint" a helpful new technology, or a dubious marketing ploy?
A new short film looks at the vibrant and eclectic culture of the Portuguese capital and its trademark azulejos.
In a megacity in desperate need of better planning, activists are calling for a more sustainable future for the Mumbai Port.
It's the work of a Philadelphia-based data scientist who, a year ago, had never made a map.
Run away from Blinky, Pinky, Inky and Clyde down nearly any Google Maps environment you wish.
Carafem, a new pharmaceutical-only abortion clinic in D.C., aims to foster an environment that is calming, supportive—and unabashedly advertised.
Architects, however, are becoming more attuned to the issue.
Ellsworth Kelly's upcoming non-denominational chapel in Austin points to the need for inclusive spaces in diverse but segregated cities.
The City Lost and Found explores a turbulent time in the U.S. by looking to the country's three largest cities.
The "Lion of the Senate" may have been a special case, but it's not hard to imagine more senatorial libraries down the road.
The Southern capital has set the scene for dystopian thrillers such as Divergent and The Walking Dead, most notably via buildings designed by the architect John Portman.
Photographer Tim Franco captures the massive urbanization of Chongqing, which has been described as "the biggest city you've never heard of" and "China's Detroit."
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
Let's turn the "world's biggest room" into an indoor park, with trees, flowering plants, and an aquaponics research lab.
Its chameleon surface is reportedly similar to currency's anticounterfeiting paint.
But pranksters, not Apple, are behind the hilariously ugly selfies.
Most maps of the U.S. prioritize metropolitan areas. But "Minimal Maps" single out the nation's forests, crops, and waterbodies.