A book of unbuilt Ottoman-era architectural and engineering plans sheds surprising light on the current building boom in Turkey’s largest city.
A "retail simulation" that tells stories of "social stratification, food, romance, money and death."
The start of spring comes with its own set of traditions.
Finding worlds in aging infrastructure.
Some scholars are calling for a stronger understanding of the "DNA" of cities — and, by extension, an improved ability to address urban problems in a systemic manner.
More than half of Poland doesn't seem to be reading anything. Would a more festive library design help them pick up a book?
A new online pop-culture travel magazine out of San Francisco's Japantown interviews artists about their favorite spots back home.
Babak Golkar makes architectural designs out of carpet patterns.
Extreme-sports enthusiasts Jokke Sommer and Ludovic Woerth take a hair-raising ride through Brazil's urban jungle.
Vancouver-based architect Michael Green is trying to convince the world to construct tall wood buildings.
A city is only as good as its signs.
"If ya don't see it, we don't have it."
Inside a beautiful new collection of "maps you shouldn't trust yet cannot help but fall for."
Even in cities laid out to micro-manage and shape its residents, the people who use public space can't be controlled.
People who are very enthusiastic about irrational numbers, it turns out.
Out of the Netherlands comes this unusual design for a streamlined commuting recumbent.
Ruben Oviedo has been performing in downtown Mexico City for about a year.
Urban explorer Moses Gates wormed his way up to the very top, far higher than where elevator service cuts off.