The Tadamun project seeks to broaden the discussion about Cairo's future.
The city is under a thick film of sand.
A photographer captures these monumental dwellings in all their surreal detail.
A civic engagement project wants working-class Cairenes to know that the superhero understands life in their city can be tough.
Flashy "formal" kiosks sponsored by Coca-Cola and Red Bull will replace some traditional vendors. Will they be embraced by modern Egyptians?
Pigeon breeding has a long and rich history in the region, dating back 4,000 years.
"Women who have the possibility to choose take taxis."
And what it can teach us about architecture.
Martin Adolfsson photographs upper-class subdivisions around the world without permission.
A group called Tahrir Bodyguard is trying to keep women safe, but their task is proving more difficult than ever.
The massive new project threatens to leave much of Egypt without water.
How the firing of the director of the Cairo Opera prompted hundreds to take to the streets in protest.
The light of urban development seen from space can tell us much about the shape of the world's economy.
An American Indian woman living in Cairo wants to take what she's learned and bring it back to North American reservations.
Researchers say lethal strains of influenza are most likely to arise next in coastal China, the Nile Delta and elsewhere.
Bratislav Stojanovic has lived in a Nis graveyard for the last 15 years.
Also, a Sydney mall muzzles screaming children and Winston Churchill gets the axe from downtown Nottingham.
Hot temperatures and droughts are pushing people into cities, often with disastrous consequences.
Putting a swing set at the top, at least according this dubious 1930s plan.