As Jane Jacobs preached, large-scale highways, parks, and big buildings can all divide communities, discouraging street life and sucking the life out of cities. Here’s how to spot (and fix) them.
Oscar Boyson’s documentary is a jet-setting look at problems and solutions in cities centers across the world.
Explore the crucial milestones in the life of the now-troubled city on this interactive platform.
Harvard urban planning professor Daniel D’Oca took his design grad students to Ferguson to see the impacts of racial zoning ordinances. They came back with some novel solutions.
A sampling of city-focused events around the world. This month: housing policy, innovations in design and technology, urban watersheds, and more.
MIT’s Treepedia reveals where the streets are greenest, and which ones could use more work.
The founding director of the National Museum of African American History and Culture talks about what comes next for a museum drawing historic crowds to Washington, D.C.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we’ve come across in the past 365 days.
Why is Carmel, Indiana, planning to build as many as 40 more roundabouts on top of its existing 102?
Since the Brexit vote, an ad campaign has been reaffirming the British capital’s character as a multi-ethnic hub.
As rapid growth changes the Danish capital, one group is making sure the city understands why it needs its plant life.
Most of the buildings and houses in the island of Chiloé are made out of lumber, which can resist strong shakes.
The U.K. capital debates the impact of Brexit—and much more.
Cultural amenities like parks and museums attract young talent to big cities. But how do they work for smaller cities or older people?
A bridge between cyclists and city hall, Amsterdam’s chief bike advocate plans to take her talents abroad in 2017.
Meet the shadowy group that’s arguably outpacing San Francisco when it comes to protected bike lanes.
This group advocates designing cities with emotional well-being in mind.