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See Frank Gehry's Newest Apartment Building

The twirly 12-story building is his first in Asia.

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Which Cities Have the Most Global Clout?

New York and London top the list in a new ranking of 66 cities around the world. 

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This Week in Bans: Miniskirts Outlawed in Indonesian Cities

Also, Hong Kong bans pregnant "birth tourists" from the mainland; New York City's public schools try to avoid using test words like "dinosaur" and "Christmas"; and Britain bans... something.

Steven Holl

City Life, Recreated in the Sky

To Antony Wood's mind, the future of cities is vertical, replete with super-tall buildings, rooftop parks and, yes, lots of skybridges.

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The Odd Link Between Commute Direction and Marital Satisfaction

Couples that travel the same way to work are happier together, a new study in the U.S. and China concludes.

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Chart of the Day: The Most Livable Cities

New York tops the Economist's new list of competitive cities.

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Can Hong Kong Solve its Garbage Crisis?

The cramped city-state is only years away from running out of landfill space.

Postcard From Hong Kong

Hospitals brace for a record number of babies in the Year of the Dragon and other news.

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The Challenges of Burying the Dead in Urban Asia

Space restraints have led to new rituals in Far Eastern cities.

The City as Urban Whirlpool

A new Google map hack lets you create wild, trippy images of your favorite city streets 

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Explaining a City in a Single Word or Phrase

In The Spirit of Cities, author Daniel A. Bell tries to capture a city's essence, in brief

Robert Torzynski

Should the Public Pay for Unprofitable Transit Routes?

A bold proposal to eliminate money-losing lines revives the question

Yuriko Nakao, Reuters

The 25 Most Economically Powerful Cities in the World

Most of the world's capacity for economic growth is centered in its metro areas. Which cities top the list?