In challenging the Times Square pedestrian plaza, New York City leaders are showing a profound misunderstanding about the impact of public space.
Planner Jeff Speck leads a video tour of four different street redesigns.
Ten years after Katrina, a complicated culture of “experiments” continues to shape the city.
There’s only one worth keeping, and it’s not even in the contest.
Can training local barbers to talk to clients about civic participation increase voting?
MIT Media Lab’s “Placelet” project will measure the quality of a space by tracking how people move through it.
A journalist and an architect tell us how and why.
What does it mean for public health officials?
Its car-reliant reputation might become a thing of the past.
African-American graduate students at Harvard are putting the urban planning and design fields on notice.
Behold Sky Ladder, a pyrotechnic artwork by artist Cai Guo-Qiang, as it rises 1,650 feet into the air.
Frank Gehry’s involvement in the river’s revitalization could compromise public funding.
A new video makes a case for preserving the elegant, low-key piece of modernism.
It supposedly could crank out a two-bedroom home in 24 hours.
Powerwashing has transformed Poland’s Solina Dam into a work of art.
It includes centuries-old buildings made with mud and entire cities built on stilts.
Kiwis face an important decision in two upcoming referendums.
“Phlegm” builds a different creature each day and posts them on his Instagram.
The city is taking the opportunity to make changes large and small.