Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
Modern America, take note.
The Oscar-nominated short 'Paperman' romanticizes missed connections.
A video artist has created an animated lightning storm on the ceiling.
The gritty Ravens take on the laid-back 49ers.
"I wanna see a guy with an MBA in business, give him 125 square feet. He wouldn't be able to do it."
$185 million in renovations buys you a pretty snazzy facility.
Observation decks can be good business, and The Shard in London hopes to cash in.
There's an important distinction here!
Architects propose a massive expansion as a cheeky critique of the preciousness of iconic buildings.
The more alike our cities and neighborhoods become, the harder we try to stand out.
Despite the success of this season, the city has a ways to go before joining the superstar ranks of Boston or Green Bay.
Architecture and planning schools are finally focusing on designing homes and communities we can age into.
Mexico City's surreal adventure with Heydar Aliyev.
Up Helly Aa lights up Scotland.
Zoning out to this fixie's psychedelic flickering provides waves of delicious zen.
One more American divide to examine, ahead of Super Bowl XLVII.
A look at Hartford, Connecticut.