Design

The Best Little Tiny Radio Show About Design

A chat with '99% Invisible' host Roman Mars

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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

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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?

Courtesy UrbanChickenConsultant.wordpress.com

Meet the Urban Chicken Consultant

A Chicago woman has carved a business out of teaching residents there how to raise their own backyard poultry

Videos
A scene from Beijing in Gary Hustwit's "Urbanized"

'Helvetica' Director Gary Hustwit Takes on City Design with 'Urbanized'

The new film documents the problems and prospects of global urbanization

Courtesy The Brewery Project, LLC

A Green Neighborhood Brewing in Milwaukee

The seven-block, 20-acre The Brewery project is an environmentally sensitive restoration of the old Pabst Brewing Company

"(What's to be done?), Angry Sandwich People or In Praise of Dialectics," by Chto Delat

Civic Engagement as Art

A new exhibition explores the influence of public participation in society

REUTERS/Jeff Christensen

10 Ideas for Improving New York's Public Spaces

From a pedestrian expansion of the Verrazano bridge to a new entrance for Central Park, the best concepts from this year's Urban Design Week

Alternative Apparel/Stephen Zeigler

Urban Gleaning Goes Mainstream

Organizations across North America are reclaiming a bounty of fresh fruit

Courtesy Marmol Radziner

Trailer Parks as Models for Affordable Housing

Santa Monica's new breed of mobile homes are stylish and sustainable

Public Art, Sold to the Highest Bidder

Auctioning off under-appreciated public art on eBay opens the door for fresh work

REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

New Country, New Capital, New Problems

South Sudan's initial plans for a capital city are cause for concern

Jennifer Esperanza, Santa Fe Railyard Community Corporation

How Art, Culture, and Community Drove Transit Oriented Development in Santa Fe

Little about The Railyard resembles how TOD takes place in most cities

Courtesy Bordertown Skate Park

The Rise and Fall of Oakland's Bordertown Skate Park

Despite community support and political goodwill, Caltrans is once again making plans to demolish the DIY skate spot

Courtesy Ian Lockwood

Debunking the Cul-de-Sac

The design of America's suburbs has actually made our streets more dangerous