A luxury real estate developer in Hangzhou thought it could cash in on China's love for all things French. It hasn't worked out that way.
If you've ever spotted street art involving pin-up models with kitty heads or screaming flowers, it's probably the work of Chile's Macarena "Macay" Yañez.
The breaking of a world record, in time-lapse.
Electrical lighting has allowed our bodies to move away from our natural clock.
Berlin's 1936 Olympic Village once housed Nazis and Soviets. Today, there's an effort to convert the neglected site into a museum.
A new book documents the tradition, commerce and politics of colorful bardas de baile.
What do you do, for instance, when you can't get a visa to pedal through Pakistan?
New Haven's once sketchy Chatham Square is now safe, with annual festivals that draw visitors from around the city.
A video captures the dizzying pace of building in the country.
Illuminated nightscapes are a new worldwide arena, where global cities will compete for recognition.
The makers of the grass-covered "Babilawn" claim it makes ugly A/C units "aesthetically pleasing" from both "inside and out."
Public transit nerds, prepare to geek out.
A peek at how the city's changed on its 284th birthday.
Leni Schwendinger is leading a community effort to rethink the way neighborhoods look after dark.
Just not always for the better: "I've deliberately designed maps that are deliberately horrible to look at, and succeeded."
A round-up of the best stories on urbanism we've come across in the last 7 days.
On this Japanese island, you no longer have to ask strangers to take your group photos.
Martin Adolfsson photographs upper-class subdivisions around the world without permission.