Ambitious architects tend to cluster in the same metropolises: New York, Chicago, L.A. (not to mention Beijing and London). But when they strike out for second-tier cities, it can be a win-win.
Ideas that help distinguish the service from a regular old bus.
A tower reminiscent of potted meat will complement the city's other food-shaped buildings.
What sets the expansion of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, apart is one of its secondary goals: to make the Museum District a real, walkable neighborhood.
Budget cuts have college teams across the U.S. on the chopping block. Could losing sports tourism preserve other city infrastructure in the long run?
Popular in northern Europe, cohousing is still a fringe option in the U.S. But the number of cohousing communities here is set to climb, thanks to Baby Boomers.
Stephen Powers and ICY Signs resuscitate the art of sign-painting—along with the morale of those in Baltimore's poorest neighborhoods.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
Here's where you really don't want to swim in the Big Apple.
Scientists and architects are pioneering a new cartography for blind users.
These human-powered jalopies invoke the fantastical vision of Buckminster Fuller.
The curtain finally rises at the long-awaited, Jean Nouvel-designed venue—unfinished and with its architect protesting on opening night. Can it still fulfill high hopes?
A new analysis of 27 mixed-use areas finds that parking in U.S. metro areas is, on average, oversupplied by 65 percent.
Charlotte's NASCAR Hall of Fame crashed hard. As the city preps for an $18 million debt-forgiveness vote, homeowners wonder where their bailouts are.
A French multimedia artist invites your web-map queries with the promise to (eventually) provide a real-world answer.
Craig Robins has helped make Miami's Design District a magnet for cutting-edge architecture and luxury retail.
Is it turquoise? Is it teal? Whichever it is, Portlanders have strong feelings about PDX's beloved—and soon-to-go—carpet.
As Gainesville returns bike lanes to cars, the decision reflects a broader debate over removing traffic lanes.
Photographer Cynthia Connolly captures the faded glamor of the city's rooftop signage—even in Virginia, New York, and D.C.