Americans send 10.5 million tons of clothing to landfills every year. Can for-profit recycling companies turn those rags into riches?
At $250,000, these 200-square-foot studios are among Hong Kong's most affordable.
Pigeon breeding has a long and rich history in the region, dating back 4,000 years.
Knitted footwear technology is poised to enhance sustainability and walkability alike.
The effort to curb street life-killing building designs could have a lasting impact on the city's culture.
One designer thinks his version of the notorious 1972 subway map wouldn't bother as many New Yorkers.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
Artists transform a highway ramp that over the years has welcomed skateboarders, divers, hermits, and marriage-seekers.
A proposal by Canadian artist Mia Feuer to build a replica of a submerged gas station in the Anacostia has finally found what any good public art project needs: a vocal opposition.
In a city filled with illuminated signs, Westinghouse's light show was the one to watch for 30 years. Nostalgia for it remains.
A newly formed panel of 13 respected Czech architects aims to prevent bad planning decisions.
Some of the world's best photographers spent time in Wisconsin's biggest city to produce "Postcards from America: Milwaukee."
It surely wouldn't work, but this plan to address Brazil's housing crisis is a good example of dreaming big.
A sad tale of extremely poor transportation planning.
UK artists sail across the Atlantic Ocean crafting works from materials that are destroying the marine ecosystem.
Copenhagen and Malmö are considering the feasibility of an elevated cycle highway over the Øresund.
An artist obsessed with capturing lonesome structures takes on tall, urban buildings.
Using "lean" concepts, urban mobility can evolve as rapidly as iPhone apps.
It's an experiment that might not immediately catch on in the fashion-conscious city.