This intriguing new visual maps the symmetry of urban layouts.
Nearly 70 percent of the city's sewage spills, untreated, into the Atlantic Ocean and Guanabara Bay.
Cashless payments are great, but not if they nudge us toward paying more than we meant to.
The much-maligned Olympic Stadium will host two exhibition games, but don't expect the city to get a new team.
Blending the digital world with the analog.
One photographer's behind-the-scenes look inside this gigantic, high-volume film industry.
War of Streets and Houses explores how a city can simultaneously foster and crush social change.
A 1961 documentary about the non-profit group that got kids off the street.
The city still hasn't figured out what to do with an exposed 1.5 mile tunnel in the heart of downtown.
Artist Flo Fox describes her life creating gritty, clever, and often raunchy images.
An elegantly convenient solution to soggy commutes.
The Italian city held an open contest to rebrand itself—with mediocre results.
Hudson Yards, a 26-acre space with 17 million square feet of buildings, will be suspended over 30 active train tracks.
The street art surrounding Frankfurt's nearly-finished European Central Bank headquarters is an international draw.
And where people are miserable.
Senators Coburn and Flake waste our time calling it wasteful.
Happy St. Patrick's Day.
A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
Navigate the city in a new way.