Design

Graphic of the Day: Cities With the Most Expensive Hotel Rooms

Buyer beware before traveling to Oman

Photos

Landscape Absurdism: An Urban Prairie in St. Louis

What happens to a neighborhood when demolition becomes the official urban policy

Postcard From Selma

A 127-year-old YMCA building lives to see another day, and other news

Photos
HubSOMA (Courtesy 5M)

Collaborative Workspaces: Not All They're Cracked Up to Be

It's high time for some backlash against open office designs

CityFixer
Reuters

The 8 to 80 Problem: Designing Cities for Young and Old

How can cities create neighborhoods that work well for all generations?

Flickr/michaelhyman300

Meet the 'World's Worst Martin Luther King, Jr. Statue' (Hint: It's Not in D.C.)

Say what you will about the new MLK memorial in Washington. At least it doesn't look like some random guy named Hazel.

Postcard From Atlanta

Photos from Moreland Avenue and other news

Defining a 'Meaningful' Space

Sometimes just using your eyeballs is the best place to start

Courtesy: John Wall

Postcard From Raleigh

A zombie battle and other news 

Flickr/sputnik_mi_amor

The Where and Why of Coachella 2012

A look at where popular music's next superstars are likely to hail from based on the California festival's lineup

Videos

A Public Space That Plays With You

A funky exhibit in Istanbul is part of a growing trend of "interactive architecture" that's easy to access

Videos
Flickr/Ron Cogswell

The Right Fix for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

King's memorial in Washington should reflect the dignity and humility of the man it honors

Reuters (left)/Gardner Museum (right)

A Boston Museum's Deft Attempt at Balancing Old and New

How the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum walked the tightrope between its founder's wishes and a sleek new design

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Reuters

Great and Not-So-Great Subway Logos

A look at the best and worst designs from around the world

Reuters

Postcard From Belem

A birthday for Brazil's port city and other news

Reuters

How an Ink Cartridge Trashed in Seattle Ended Up in Mexico

A group of MIT scientists chronicles the long, sad journey of our waste

Courtesy: FXFOWLE

Height of the Day: 720 Meters

The size of the India Tower. It would, if built, be the second highest skyscraper in the world

Lawrence Hurley

The Evolution of England's First Planned Community

In 1901, a team of social do-gooders teamed up to build a clean, green city. A look at their legacy, more than a century later

Living Architecture

In London, Brutalism and a Boat

A whimsical architecture firm installs a steamship on top of Queen Elizabeth Hall