It surely wouldn't work, but this plan to address Brazil's housing crisis is a good example of dreaming big.
The German cockroaches plaguing your kitchen are mostly close relatives, a finding that could help scientists stop them from spreading disease.
Three policy lessons for cities trying to achieve more transport equity.
For one thing, low rents.
One way to get back at the neighbors? Block their light and views.
New York, Osaka, and Sao Paulo won't even make the top 10.
My partner and I decided to buy a house with our friends, share our space and our lives, and all make a family together.
A digitally preserved program from the city's Star Spangled Banner centennial festivities boasts about an unparalleled new sewer system, among other amenities.
The Sugar Hill development is an affordable-housing complex full of supportive amenities and innovations. But some are having a hard time with its neo-brutalist style.
The state's push to end car-first street planning could ripple across the country.
A digital reality tour of five classic New York locations still here, and five since gone.
The Patterson House, a historic mansion in the District of Columbia, is being converted into very small units for young one-percenters.
Ten percent of ZIP codes in the San Jose metro have median home values of more than $2 million.
The growing popularity of bike-share represents a shift toward embracing shared-transport networks. But there's a much larger picture to consider.
Rowhouse additions offend the sensibilities of some homeowners. But when cities protect their interests, they do so at the expense of residents.
Some of the poshest apartments in NYC are vacant for much of the year.
After the housing-market crash, droves of people want to rent. But construction of new units hasn't kept up with demand.
As more residents leave isolated rural areas and their associated risks, the country's disturbingly high number of such tragedies seems to be leveling off.
The limits to how tall and thin towers can be has more to do with markets than engineers.