One New York City neighborhood had basically given up on open space. But thanks to some new data, they were able to advocate for it, and get it.
A look at some of the country's forward-thinking projects.
They often feel particularly isolated and alone. But a small group of developers is trying to change that.
The people and ideas reshaping urban life
Quasi-legal buildings are popping up for rent all over the city, and officials are doing little to regulate these Dickensian dwellings.
A short documentary examines how to prevent South Lake Union from becoming another blah maze of featureless buildings.
This developer has done more than almost anyone else to promote green affordable housing.
On the heels of a study that showed no link between home closures and crime, new research finds a clear (though modest) connection.
A new paper suggests we're staying put because there's less regional variation between jobs.
The Turkish capital is awaiting a disaster that will make Sandy seem small.
The city's oft-overlooked fifth borough may have been the community that was hardest hit.
This is why we don't bury people in the center of town.
We have a rapidly aging population but cemetery space is already hard to come by. Are there lessons for us abroad?
Community designers have this same discussion every year, for good reason.
Beijing's newest piece of starchitecture.
Bamboo trains are apparently a relatively common sight in rural Cambodia.
It would be a lot smaller, for one thing.
How did we track major storms before the internet? Telegram warnings and hurricane flags.