The city’s notorious slopes are great for doing “gravity illusions.”
An ongoing project visualizes segregation data in urban areas.
The city hopes to engage young people in its downtown parks and museum plazas by installing skateable sculptures.
It envisions a connected, low-stress cycling network.
The ghostly kids look like they’re suffocating in smoke.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
This week, Transport for London (TfL) approved a plan to pump £25 million into making Silicon Roundabout a safer, more pleasant place to be. But is it enough?
The free-range office trend reaches new heights of ridiculousness.
One man’s attempt at mapping the “bendyness” of the planet’s pavement.
The city looks to the dank gaps between buildings for “vibrant new spaces.”
Architect Paul Rudolph had an ambitious plan for Buffalo's waterfront, but it was only ever partly realized. Today, proof of it is beginning to disappear.
A new anthology proves L.A.’s historic menus are also delicious cultural artifacts.
Removing an elevated city highway doesn’t always make traffic worse—some cars just disappear.
It’s not just being weird this time—there’s a safety value to the new crossings.
A new Bjarke Ingels design for 2 World Trade Center rounds out the complex with hard edges that still blend in.
But will all residents reap the same benefits?
Use a simple Black & Decker to scoot along for miles—or install drywall, your choice.
Mass transit agencies around the world face the same conundrum: How to make what amounts to four straight lines distinctive.
The Tower Renewal project combines green retrofits with an ambitious rezoning plan. Will it be enough?