Londoners object to Brazil’s idea to build a promotional replica Christ the Redeemer statue for the Olympics.
They have LCD screens for news, wi-fi and can withstand major bomb blasts.
Why the ultimate American event could go global as early as 2015.
A British blogger conceives an answer: digital platforms that indicate the passenger volumes of various cars.
As Chicago readies to host the G8 and NATO summits, its police force gets ready for what could be a historic gathering of protesters.
A look at the best and worst designs from around the world
A new study shows just how much high-speed rail dominates the Paris-to-London trip and concludes it would compete with air travel from Los Angeles to San Francisco
A whimsical architecture firm installs a steamship on top of Queen Elizabeth Hall
Look for more pop-up malls across Europe, and eventually the U.S., in the coming years
In England, an anti-HS2 ballad is hotter than Adele or Coldplay
The home retail giant is building a walkable, mostly car-free neighborhood in East London
The cities with the most singles on Pitchfork's 2011 "Best of" list
There's never been a better time to be an urban researcher
A collection of holiday photos to remind us why we need our public spaces
As bollards and Jersey barriers become ubiquitous, architects and designers look for ways to make them less hideous
Five years on, Stockholm's congestion pricing program remains a great success
The Foursquare-style Chromaroma program tracks London Tube riders wherever they go
On its 75th anniversary, the Urban Land Institute looks to the future
Artist’s paper sculptures recall the politics and events that shape cities