Some notes on six weeks of travel in and around Japan's great city.
At best, noise is distracting. But the distraction can have significant consequences.
The new frontier of augmented reality apps comes to urban art.
How bikeable is your city?
The job market for this year's college graduates is tough, but choosing the right city can make all the difference.
Taxes on quick car-share trips run as high as 60 percent.
The city is covered in advertisements. At least this one will help me move my butt from one part to the other.
In the last few years, New York has risen to prominence in the world of tech start-ups.
Sizing up the global clout of U.S. cities.
A conceptual project turns a box of spaghetti into an ode to a New York skyscraper.
Another step in New York's rise as an urban center for tech.
Once upon a time, they held many different jobs.
Where construction markets are picking up again.
An ancient Roman landfill offers ideas about how our old dumps could be more useful than we realize.
A sign in Brooklyn reminds drivers to look out for riders.
A look at how different cities spent International Labor Day.
Traditional street play is good for kids precisely because it allows them to figure out how to use their environment in creative ways on their own.
Pop-up spaces are having a permanent impact on the way we build.
A big new exhibit at the National Building Museum explores the history of house and home in the U.S.