A story told in dots.
Local officials say the mountainside villa on top of a Beijing apartment tower will be torn down in the next 15 days.
Lessons on preserving the urban core from the nation's capital.
The people and ideas reshaping urban life
Ulan Bator's explosive growth has left new residents without affordable housing, meaning 60 percent of the city lives in tent settlements off the grid.
Actually, there's never been a time like that. Why do people think otherwise?
Few groups, two researchers argue, are more hypocritical than urbanists discussing gentrification.
The poor, the homeless, renters, and anyone who doesn't aspire to buy a house.
The coastal areas of New York City have two choices: retreat, or advance to the shoreline with a bigger shield.
In a crowded country where many homes lack air conditioning, people have to get creative in order to escape the sky-high temps.
The curious results of walking tours in New York, Berlin and Mumbai.
In four charts.
This surprisingly simple solution is win-win, if only the banks would sign on.
The U.S. still isn't creating as many new homes as we used to -- in a large part because young adults are still with their parents.
Cue cries of "social engineering," "forced integration," and "tyranny."
NYU sociologist Patrick Sharkey takes a hard look at why racial inequality in so many American neighborhoods spans generations.
The conclusion to a long-running study of "crack babies" in Philadelphia.
Carol Ott spends her days publicly shaming bad property owners, despite hate mail and death threats.
Housing models that have long been banned in American cities could help make them affordable again.