This architectural concept sounds like something from Under the Dome.
An "augmented reality" app and series of short films—projected on city infrastructure—will tell the story behind Quebec's biggest city.
A new calculator reminds us that every bite of food, every mile we drive, and every light switch we flip relies on the wet stuff.
Hundreds of millions of migratory birds are disoriented by city lights, leading to a "fatal attraction" to brightly lit windows.
Artist Gail Victoria Braddock Quagliata walked the whole borough to document each instance of this cultural institution.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
It became an outdated and leaky facility rather quickly, but it also brought Atlantans and a wave of redevelopment back to the urban core.
An upcoming residential tower on 44th Street in Manhattan is only 47 feet wide. Can super-slender in-fill projects help NYC's housing squeeze?
An illuminating new exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York focuses on the legacy of historic preservation.
This time-lapse video details how a French artist installed a massive street portrait of an immigrant pedestrian for the New York Times Magazine.
There's something decidedly sci-fi and apocalyptic about what Kengo Kuma has served up.
Remembering neon pioneers Betty Willis and Brian "Buzz" Leming.
The Unio is agile and takes up less space than a bike. Unfortunately, it's still a unicycle.
The gaping-mouthed receptacles are meant to awaken one's inner parent.
"Bellpipes" is a bike whistle that draws from bagpipes and wind tunnels.
A group of architects, engineers, and venture capitalists are pushing for it. There are obvious problems—and a not-so-obvious benefit.
The city has embraced some of its creepiest infrastructure as an opportunity for art.
One designer's solution to class conflict caused by blocked views.
A new tool lets you easily browse NASA-quality photos of Earth from 2013 up to this very minute.