Can anybody explain why this wig-topped, heavy-plaster helmet didn’t last?
This might be the most realistic video-game version of the city in existence.
To slash the country’s carbon footprint, the Dutch are going on a tree-planting binge.
They’re weird, amazing, and available. Behold the nation’s most impressive vacant structures.
Looking for neighborhood-level maps of our second Gilded Age? This is the place.
Lessons from the founders of the Good Chance Theatre, a temporary performing arts venue at the Calais “Jungle.”
“It’s amazing what they did in the past.”
A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
After nearly 60 years unused, the Harahan Bridge’s wagonways have been converted into pathways for bikes and pedestrians.
The controversial 49ers quarterback gets some love from local artists.
Rebecca Solnit’s third and final urban atlas reminds the reader that maps are not facts, but starting points.
The city asked people to sketch out their dream lines; here are the results.
A design collaborative is putting down roots on a blighted lot.
Scientists say a self-inflating, Swedish helmet could prevent brain injuries.
It sucks onto the windshield and can’t be removed until drivers call to pay a fine.
From the concrete vaults of Harry Weese’s Metro to Gordon Bunshaft’s doughnut-shaped Hirshhorn Museum, there’s no lack of heroic architecture to see in the nation’s capital.
A beginner’s guide to what will take place at the United Nations conference, and why it matters for the future of cities.
While London’s Houses of Parliament are being restored, the MPs will need a place to work. How about this thing?
How did a 60s rock star score the world’s top literature prize? Because Scandinavia is in love with American counterculture.