With its shiny recycled-metal rain screen and jauntily angled rooftop solar array, the 712-square-foot cottage is charming and sustainable.
Philly Painting mobilizes the community to bring a new look to a blighted neighborhood.
A new study finds that moving a lot leads to loneliness — but also leads us to expand our social networks.
An interview with Christa Glennie Seychew, who's helped reinvigorate the city's local food movement.
Artist Jeff Frost paints massive geometric shapes on walls so that they function as optical illusions, blurring the line between 2D and 3D.
Doug Rickard scours Google's maps to find instances of the ordinary buried inside.
A design firm favors tossing out lectures and bringing collaboration to class.
Check out the unusual typography all around you.
The book looks at everything from farmers' markets to where CSA produce comes from.
Danielle van Lunteren's "Infected" bags spread pestilence into the ultra-clean cities of the Netherlands.
What if blocks could be extracted, stripped of all but their essential form, and lined up for inspection? Would we know a place by the sum of its parts?
And what that tells us about international development.
A rare total eclipse momentarily darkens skies over Australia.
Is this Jackie Chan's long-lost grandfather?
A city's residents understand how to make exciting streets, squares and parks. Here's how to engage them in the process.
You can dance if you want to; you can leave your friends behind.
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
Ever wanted to eat dinner on the toilet? In China, you can!
A new exhibit from the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association showcases the simple visualizations of complex ideas that have changed how we live.