Design

Courtesy BNIM and Farshid Assassi

Green Recovery in Greensburg, Kansas

Award-winning streetscape project helps rebuild a tornado-damaged town

A Grassroots Guide to Saving the Rust Belt

Jack Storey of the group Saving Cities on their new film, 'Red, White & Blueprints'

Courtesy Mera Rubell

Why I Love My City: Mera Rubell on Miami

The art collector discusses why she's so passionate about Miami, and which city is the best place to live for artists

Videos

Classic Documentary on Public Space Now Available Online

The pioneering 'Social Life of Small Urban Spaces' explores public plazas and their uses

Flickr user Elly Blue, licensed under Creative Commons

Do You Live in an 'Eco Neighborhood'?

The Earth Advantage Institute seeks to recognize communities that go beyond green

Maps
Flickr user: brunosan, under a Creative Commons license

The World's Best Subway Maps

20 mass transit maps worthy of hanging on your wall

Courtesy Quicksand Potty Project

Tackling the Developing World's Poop Problem

A look at the politics behind India's massive toilet shortage

Courtesy NY DOT

Times Square Redesign: Less Beach, More 'Blade Runner'

A noirish take on New York's 'heart' from Norwegian firm Snøhetta

2011 Major League Baseball Regular Season: Attendance by Team

Philadelphia tops the regular season attendance list for the first time in franchise history

Photo by Flickr user keertmoed, used under a Creative Commons license

Chicago Tops List of 'Mustache-Friendly' Cities

What makes a city friendly to mustaches? A new 'white paper' explores this pressing issue

REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

The Big Cities of a Child's Imagination

Recollections of what the wider urban world seemed like as a kid growing up in a small Southern city

Courtesy Elemental Monterrey

Customizing Affordable Housing in Mexico

Chilean architecture firm Elemental offers residents more by doing less

The Best Little Tiny Radio Show About Design

A chat with '99% Invisible' host Roman Mars

Photos
Flickr user gsgeorge, licensed under Creative Commons

Descendants of the High Line

Four urban elevated railroad parks in progress

Courtesy Oregon Sustainability Center

Portland Commits to the World's Greenest Office Building

The Oregon Sustainability Center seeks to become America’s first project to meet the Living Building Challenge

Photos
Courtesy Waterfront Toronto

9 Cool Projects Under Freeway Overpasses

Innovative ways to reuse the empty space beneath overpasses

Mark Byrnes

Why I Love My City: Tom Toles on Buffalo

Washington Post political cartoonist reflects on life in his hometown

Stefano Paltera/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon

Solar Decathalon 2011: This Year's Biggest Ideas

University teams bring their net-zero housing concepts to Washington

Courtesy Sony Pictures

'Moneyball,' Oakland, and the Engineering of Victory

Is there a reason Billy Beane's story took place in the Bay Area?