Londoners prepare for a weekend of festivities.
Could publicity around the Games lure luxury shoppers into Burberry and Jaguar? Yes, according to a new poll.
The city's search for a post-games stadium occupant has been disappointingly fruitless so far.
A Mary Poppins-esque view of the city.
At London's National Portrait Gallery, the Queen gets her close-up many times over.
An army missile turret and the unveiling of The Orbit have dominated U.K. headlines this week.
Environmentalists have kicked off a campaign called "Straw Wars" to rid London's Soho district of drinking straws.
At best, noise is distracting. But the distraction can have significant consequences.
Researchers identify a method to reuse heat from steel factories to warm homes.
As London debuts its newest structural wonder, a tour of its counterparts around the world.
A London company matches flexible tenants with landlords who would otherwise be sitting on empty buildings.
More and more, shipping containers are being used to create big, inter-connected work spaces and homes.
The Games have provided an unprecedented opportunity, not always welcome, for companies to attach their names to parts of the city.
If sign-less intersections reduce collisions, they almost certainly also consume less energy.
Also, Ireland puts the chill on tanning beds and trashy fashion models of the U.K., beware.
The Olympics promised a fresh start for deprived East London. But they may end up forcing the poor out.
Pop-up spaces are having a permanent impact on the way we build.
This time-lapse video chronicles painted cranes as they "build" a city from the ground up, with real-life objects blending into two dimensions and vice versa.
Also, a girl can't wear the Confederate flag to prom in Tennessee; the British can't even support their own Olympics; Yertle the Turtle is banned in Canada.