Haphazard urbanization and rampant building code violations in Nepal pushed up the earthquake death toll.
An illuminating new exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York focuses on the legacy of historic preservation.
While diversity in the outer Bay Area is rising, its core county is getting more homogenous.
An audiologist explains why it's so much more than a mere annoyance.
At their annual gathering this week, America's urban planners confronted a growing crisis in the country's most expensive cities.
A controversial building has seen an extraordinary number of applicants for just 55 available affordable units.
The borough's top 20 percent's mean income is 43 times that of the bottom 20 percent of earners.
The AARP's new “livability index” grades communities on seven resource areas that aging Americans will need.
Often, it's more a selling point than a social reality.
The real problem with American housing policy.
One designer's solution to class conflict caused by blocked views.
British photographer Marcus Lyon creates apocalyptic images of what cities might look like if left to grow out of control.
A Kansas City artist wants to swap out a famous sculpture for a run-down home at the city's major museum.
As a complementary form of mass transit, they've actually got a lot to recommend them.
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A photographer captures everyday life in Jodhpur, a city in the western desert state of Rajasthan.