This experiment in "energy recycling" is like having a giant municipal hot-water heater—and the concept dates back to Roman times.
An unusual agreement between a newspaper and a university brought Mark Lamster to Dallas. Now this transplanted New Yorker has become Big D's fiercest critic of mediocrity.
The living quarters are buoyant and float up and down.
It's just not as simple as "stop prioritizing cars."
The first paintings made by human hands, new research suggests, were outlines of human hands.
A contest to design Norway's new print bank notes goes bonkers.
The River Cycleway Consortium would build an expensive, buoyant bike path on the choppy Thames. But where's the money for Londoners who are actually in need?
Since 1997, the Center for Urban Pedagogy has used graphic design to explain byzantine local policies and processes to New Yorkers.
This aggressive, jet-black motorcycle was inspired by the Japanese legend of the 47 ronin.
ScenePast lets you send a note with a classic 20th century streetscape from your mobile device. But it's also got an addictive second feature.
Paris' greatest tourist draw gets a new, heart-stopping feature.
No, there's not a serial killer targeting poultry.
In New York City's $4 billion PATH Hub, form overtakes function.
A clever combined market and apartment project navigates strict Dutch laws for food and housing.
Let's make "10 not 12!" a new mantra for saving our cities and towns.
Examining swelling urban borders over the past 100 years.
The founder of the latest social-media craze shares how design will distinguish Ello—and make it a success.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.