Now largely obsolete, these Escher-like cisterns were once monuments of public life. And in the midst of water shortage, stepwells may refill their civic role.
The study of "latrinalia" reveals deep connections between environment, social mores, and why dudes draw penises while women tend to scribble romantic poetry in public potties.
The brand new Quartyard pop-up is a sign of changing attitudes in what has been a more traditional planning culture.
A growing class of cargo vans enables smarter intersection design.
Sweden's top traffic safety strategist visits New York to share lessons from the original "Vision Zero."
Young urbanites are Major League Soccer's most loyal demographic. They want their stadiums in city centers.
The Ampelfrau and her commanding yet adorable braid will be phased in, but opponents look askance for varied reasons.
As Ontario businesses move toward mandated accessibility compliance, ramp project StopGap doesn't want perfection to be the enemy of good.
Sorry to say you'll discover that much of it is attributed to humans.
A white South African artist's re-creation of a colonialist tradition exhibiting "exotic" people is drawing ire across Europe.
To mark the 50th anniversary of the "Red List" of endangered species, a white-tailed eagle with a GoPro captured swooping views of London.
A Le Corbusier-inspired idea for a city that organized transit and architecture around "functional delineation" was never realized.
But can it aerate jaywalkers with retractable butt guns?
Building over-water park infrastructure is one approach for dense cities. But are these parks a flashy design fad or a real urban solution?
Cities spend big money to retrofit and modernize landscapes built with the world’s most popular construction material—even as others go right on pouring it.
The brains behind Scotland's Biomatrix Water use flotillas of plants to filter polluted water and soften concrete riverbanks.
The travel documents come on the heels of those super-cool new banknotes, too.
Four households around the world reveal unique yet familiar domestic experiences in an immersive new app.
Meet the real 'Trail Blazers' in Portland's b-ball scene.