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Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
Beats a moving walkway.
The country's building boom has given rise to a look that's fresh but also uniquely Chinese.
This thought-provoking gag is the best new thing.
The 11th century, Islamic Golden Age of science, medicine, math, and partying.
Lessons from one of the world models for vibrant urban living.
The mural celebrating printmaker Dox Thrash is now a big, ugly square of paint.
When your parties require special legislation, you know you're doing something right.
The rare and stunning fusion of steam and waves could pull thrill-seekers to the island.
The walkable, bikable suburb of the "future" looks an awful lot like the smart growth ideas of today.
A food store in Vermont, rezoning in Portsmouth, and five other neat efforts.
Athletes sporting LED-studded suits cast neon streaks through markets and over roofs of the Thai metropolis.
A spiffy refurbishment from Carlos Arroyo Arquitectos.
An artist creates sculptures out of the garbage found on the mountain top.
A sleek new system adds motion to the traditional "Tower Lights."
In Berlin, a shadowy street artist known as Vermibus transforms mundane billboards into creepy macabre frightscapes
A night of competitive cycling on "brakeless" single-speed cycles offers a veritable highlight reel of face planting and smashing into walls.