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.
Improv Everywhere doin' that thing they do.
A knotty lattice of colorful play-tubes is an intriguing use of a public space.
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a building!
The new Disney movie offers fairly sophisticated commentary on cities and a plug for activist civic planning.