The Dutch have a way of deciding what is worth saving with a dike or sea wall, and what is not. Should we follow their example?
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
The Islanders asked Long Island for a more urban stadium. Voters refused, and the rest is history.
This developer has done more than almost anyone else to promote green affordable housing.
Economist Matthew Kahn wonders how coastal areas might adapt to climate change without federal assistance.
A new exhibit from the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association showcases the simple visualizations of complex ideas that have changed how we live.
This high-tech garment detects the stares of rude people and instantly deploys shields.
Here's the logic: Sandy threw the ocean at the land, and because of global warming, there were about eight inches more ocean to throw.
A nor'easter adds insult to the injury inflicted by Hurricane Sandy.
Pitchfork Paris is a lot more Pitchfork than Paris.
For New Yorkers, cycling didn't just come in handy while the subway was shut down.
On the heels of a study that showed no link between home closures and crime, new research finds a clear (though modest) connection.
While the 2012 presidential election will likely be the most expensive in history, a similar money-race is happening on the local level.
How the photo was shot, and what it means.
Sandy seems to be bringing out the best in a lot of New Yorkers, including the Zucotti Park organizers.
Fire Island, a beach community off the coast of Long Island, struggles in the wake of massive Sandy damage.
Using 9/11 as a guide to figure out the super-storm's impact.
As Massachusetts governor, Romney was a believer in smart growth, climate change and mass transit. But the same man may not enter the White House, if he wins.
Data are scarce, but a look at grants from the National Institutes of Health gives us at least a partial picture.