China's northern-most city is dark and freezing most of the time. But it draws crowds with gigantic sculptures, light and ice shows, even tigers.
"I like good vandalism but you gotta know where to put it -- that's key."
Even British writing on London isn't exactly a cliché-free zone.
Dishing out the latest in public-toilet news.
Technology like 3D modeling have made it possible for architecture to mimic the elegant art of paper folding.
A Handsome Atlas celebrates Uncle Sam’s data chops by reproducing three Statistical Atlases from the late 1800s.
Wood-framed storefronts, natural-seeming water features, commercial porches and more.
Here's what the originals look like.
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
Eduardo Kobra honors Oscar Niemeyer with a gigantic mural in Sao Paulo.
It's like a lamp store exploded in there!
"Sketching with a band saw" is how artist James McNabb describes his process for making his micro-lumber-cityscapes.
New Yorkers: they're just like us.
Paper sculptures of architectural landmarks.
"Most of England looked a lot prettier than it does now, and people were a lot better dressed."
The world like you've never seen it before.