Aficionados love cans because they better protect beer from light and oxygen—two of a brew’s greatest enemies.
A conversation with the head of MTA's Arts & Design program.
Social media projects in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo illuminate the lives of the homeless in Brazil's biggest cities—without value judgments.
A local arts group moved into an abandoned factory. What does it mean for the surrounding neighborhood?
A placemaking project traces the city's long-buried arroyos.
Under hot and humid conditions, "Fontus" claims to "make" 17 ounces of water in an hour.
Long before the Interstate Highway System, the country's mishmash of independent trails officially became part of a numerical system.
It's a giant pair of Ray-Bans. No, really.
As the West Coast chain went national in the '90s, the former CEO—who died recently at 82—went to great lengths to infuse local influence into each new store.
The pioneer of modern architecture inspired hundreds of drab downtowns and suburban corporate office parks. But he had many good ideas that are relevant to citybuilding today
A daytime photo is fine, but night shots are problematic since the light show is relatively new.
From a digital fabrication startup to green buildings, Jared and Laurie Tarbell are trying to make downtown a hotbed of innovation.
François Gissy broke his world record at 207 mph, and he's already hatching plans for a bike he calls the "Spine Crusher."
Looking at buildings designed for contemplation—like museums, churches, and libraries—may have positive, measurable effects on your mental state.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
It's a subtle form of discrimination, a health risk, and maybe a massive economic concern. The upcoming World Toilet Day 2014 is a call to action.
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A quarter century after its removal, sections of the infamous concrete barrier have found new homes all over the world.
The Germans built it with colored wooden sticks around 1913.