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Hear the "cries" from Victorian-era cities—rendered in booklets that captured the world of street vendors through illustrations and rhyme.
Before it becomes part of a new eco-district, artists and residents of suburban Aubervilliers stopped to commemorate the history in their midst.
A just-launched app uses Instagram and Twitter to show younger users that their friends are already out at state parks, having a blast.
Part preservation effort, part dreamscape, Elgin Park is a scale model of a semifictional 20th-century town.
A new exhibit throws viewers into the boiling plasma and eerie soundscape of the sun.
A five minute long tour, from the skyscrapers to the streets.
Demolition has started on a stadium best known for providing consistently unbearable cold and wind.
Finally, a beer glass with a 3D Mount Hood at the bottom!
But you probably shouldn't do that, says the artist making them.
Photographer Cheuk-ning Chung captures the neighborhood feel of government-owned housing in one of the densest cities in the world.
Its inventors say it can reach more powerful winds than boring, land-based turbines.
In Alabama, the Rural Studio design workshop has spent years refining prototypes for a cheap, well-made small house. Soon, they'll start selling the plans.
New York has the nation's tallest skyscraper. Chicago has some fancy buildings. But one city wins when it comes to sheer density of urban design.
Old-fashioned navigation is enjoying a renaissance on the island, where Internet access is still scant.
The city has an ambitious plan to redress historic inequities through mass transit and redevelopment.
Oakland's Rockridge and East 14th neighborhoods are five miles and a world apart. Can a giant video-chat bring them together?
Top engineer Ted Zoli says the era of shared-use structures has arrived.