An artist from the U.K. makes it look as if buildings are being strangled by a malignant Kraken.
A Brooklyn-based woodshop has made a lounger out of a New York City water tower's reclaimed timber.
At London's National Portrait Gallery, the Queen gets her close-up many times over.
An army missile turret and the unveiling of The Orbit have dominated U.K. headlines this week.
Denser cities are more productive, more innovative, and more energy efficient. But only up to a point.
The artists behind the MACAO project have officially been given the boot.
At a new festival in Rotterdam, the world's most fragile and temporary pavilion.
Cuba's capital celebrates its 11th art biennial.
At best, noise is distracting. But the distraction can have significant consequences.
A sociologist and an urban historian document the community activism reshaping some of the cities hardest hit by the great recession.
Seoul is the most recent city to claim the record, broken 30 times in 24 years.
Has the city's public-works department gone rogue?
How train tracks helped deliver new life to Birmingham, Alabama.
How Nationals Park, to the surprise of its neighbors, is leading to a better community.
A photographer documents the way residents of Amman, Jordan, get around.
Fifty years after its debut, Seattle’s Jetsons-era World's Fair is still shaping the city, an example of how an ephemeral exposition can have a permanent impact.
Who doesn't want to enjoy some alone time in a shiny polyhedron from outer space?
As London debuts its newest structural wonder, a tour of its counterparts around the world.