140 years ago, the only thing that hung out on urban roofs was wet laundry. But over time, height conquered all.
Tiny structures sway with a magnetic field to redirect fluid and sunlight.
Bundling parking with living space structurally raises the cost of urban life.
Since we're not the ones navigating, do we really need geographically accurate diagrams?
Well-designed, simple signs can solve real problems for gender-nonconforming people while diffusing political noise.
A design based on James Hoge's creation debuted in Cleveland on August 5, 1914.
As the Golden State's worst drought on record rages on, a niche industry emerges.
Zootopia will move visitors through animal habitats from three continents via three modes of mirrored transportation.
These fearlessly biased maps point out areas of "religious wackadoodles," "white guilt," and "Kardashian watchers."
Rachel Yoka believes parking can be more than what some might call a necessary evil.
Having a live-in hermit was all the rage in 18th-century England. In recent years, some have chosen the quiet life for art's sake.
Flashy "formal" kiosks sponsored by Coca-Cola and Red Bull will replace some traditional vendors. Will they be embraced by modern Egyptians?
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
One photographer's "alternative photo guide" to the city of Sofia.
Leading voices from this year's Aspen Ideas Festival.
Hybrid cars, solar panels, and LED lightbulbs aren't just reducing our energy consumption—they're totally upending it.
A "visual sociologist" photographs dozens of small towns and their struggle to stay relevant in the 21st century.
The fate of the FBI's J. Edgar Hoover Building—maybe the most despised structure in Washington, D.C.—is virtually sealed. As Brutalism edges toward extinction, cities should take stock.
With change in Queens arriving rapidly, the Mets can preserve a piece of team history—and public good will—by helping to restore a part of the World's Fair from 50 years ago.