Cornell has chosen six firms to submit designs for its new campus. Here's a look at university projects they've worked on in the past.
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The estimated number of security personnel needed for the London Olympics.
Many urban dwellers would no doubt like to give Austrian artist Michael Heindl a piece of their minds.
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Plans to renovate the New York Public Library best not overlook the loo.
A dramatic glimpse of Rio's vibrant street culture, in miniature.
What Katherine Boo's new book teaches us about the country's sky-rocketing inequality.
The first-ever Pyrotopia will introduce Pennsylvanians to everyone's favorite art – the kind that burns.
A new Gallup study shows which states are the most and least content.
A Gulf Coast community rebuilds four years after Katrina.
Artists across New York will leave their mark on 300 of the city's water tanks.
The story of the Bottletree and how a single great music venue can make a huge difference to a city.
A condom company is developing products for sexual privacy in this ultra-dense city-state, such as a screen that fits over car windows to make the vehicle look empty.
Two anonymous Spanish artists use light to highlight defects in the urban landscape. At issue here: Madrid's busted-down public fountains.