A new open-access tool from the U.S. Geological Survey lets you browse maps of any place, time, or scale.
The upcoming film Afripedia showcases the strengths and chaos of an urbanizing Africa.
The Czech city of Valašské Meziříčí fills in for "Anywhere, USA" in this version. You can't play, but it's well worth watching.
Short term: Have holograms of people with disabilities pop up. Long term: Let's rethink parking entirely.
New York's Vision Zero program targets reckless driving with a pair of jarring new public service campaigns.
Green roofs are great for the environment. Turns out they're great for tired workers, too.
Garbage mounds and delayed trains, or annoying techies and no nightlife?
A new organization says that restoring the park's historic arches would result in fewer collisions between pedestrians and cyclists.
New photos of the 2nd Avenue line suggest a pretty bold change in station tile style.
What if an intersection could tell when you were coming, and adapted to your needs?
The iconic Riviera will close its doors Monday and prepare for implosion as the Strip gets reinvented for a new generation.
Any dead street in Adelaide is fair game for an experiment in bringing it to life.
Bid on time with artists, curators, and others in the design field at the Van Alen Institute's "experience auction" fundraiser.
An artist's collection of "postcards" offers a grim and hilarious view of the hyper-developing city.
Get ready to cringe.
This architectural concept sounds like something from Under the Dome.
An "augmented reality" app and series of short films—projected on city infrastructure—will tell the story behind Quebec's biggest city.
A new calculator reminds us that every bite of food, every mile we drive, and every light switch we flip relies on the wet stuff.
Hundreds of millions of migratory birds are disoriented by city lights, leading to a "fatal attraction" to brightly lit windows.