A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
New population figures paint a difficult picture for African cities. But there's more to the story than sheer numbers.
Through Project Row Houses, artist Rick Lowe nurtures artists and residents alike with a project that pushes contemporary practice and engages the community.
But the podcar concept will live on in the form of compact driverless vehicles.
In the most innovative incubators of urban research, the lessons of Jane Jacobs are more vital than ever.
But there remains a divide in perceptions of access among less-educated, lower-income residents.
Thorncliffe Park is now home to North America's first public tandoor oven, thanks to the efforts of local activists.
Our new series about the people and ideas reshaping urban life all over the world, from the ground up.
The makers of this gyrating Do Not Cross signal say it reduces jaywalking by 81 percent.
Seen by many as an urban-planning boondoggle, there's a cultured side to the city's humble light rail system.
The wildly successful Lawn on D Street is a temporary park that took no tedious city planning. Should we let more urban design emerge organically?
But there are doubts about whether it will inspire other U.S. cities to follow suit.
Make your commute a "curated art experience" through augmented reality.
Bring your own boxes and jars to Berlin's Original Unverpackt, an eco-conscious business model that saves resources—and money.
The strange-looking structure would be the second-tallest building on earth.
BART cars are about to get their first real overhaul since the system launched in 1972.
A preview of the forthcoming KitTea cafe in San Francisco.
The removal of a guerrilla-art depiction of the devil has led thousands of Vancouver residents to pledge allegiance to evil.
The 11th Street Bridge Park proposal aims to truly connect parts of the city divided by more than just a river.