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.
The challenge of architecture that epitomizes American values while offering total security.
Violent clashes spread to almost a dozen countries.
"Anything but our prophet," "America supports all faiths," and other signs from the protests in the Middle East.
A new book offers a sweeping look at how fire – and the way we’ve responded to and manipulated it – has shaped cities in every part of the world.
Who's been to more cities, you or 007?
The West African metropolis has hit 21 million, surpassing Cairo.
A trick for keeping residents of sweaty cities cool.
Protesters decried the most recent ruling on deposed leader Hosni Mubarak.
A city celebrates its first free election in 30 years.
Themed real estate developments have spread urban mimicry all over the world. But why do we want these places?
A side-by-side comparison of 15 major metro areas.
International smugglers have tried to bring cow brains into Egypt four times in the past two weeks
A new documentary follows a family of Coptic Christians, one of thousands who tend to the city's trash
Sana'a could literally run out of water by 2017. And so far, very little has been done