Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
Ideas for radical reinventions that would make the obsolete technology useful again.
On purpose, apparently.
Yes, there's plenty of sex and drugs in the musician's new memoir, but it also ponders the lasting cultural influence of punk on New York City.
It sprung up 40 years ago as a more livable alternative to high-rise public housing. Are there lessons we can adapt today?
The magazine collected and photographed dozens of shoes from runners, all while the city was on lock-down.
A store in downtown Los Angeles sells only pedal-churned frozen treats.
Architects want to build a soccer venue in Abu Dhabi that's sited inside a hollowed-out mountain.
Are you listening, Mayor Bloomberg?
No, these are not renderings.
Debating the merits of planting forests on the sides of tall buildings.
Now if only they made a corresponding line of beer-colored paints.
The beloved children's book author captured the essence of urban life better than just about anyone else.
If you don't know, now you know.
The portraits were taken in a giant photo booth in Tribeca.
The gigantic French green space is being billed as a "metropolis of retail, culture, and leisure."
The "Ruby Rose" is made with premium vodka, grapefruit juice and a four-carat gemstone.
A new exhibition of contemporary Chinese photography charts the country's phenomenal growth from 2000 to 2012.
The world's largest game of pong, played on Philadelphia Cira Center's massive glass facade.