The places with a disproportionate impact on what gets made, admired, and sold.
What makes some spaces better than others?
Self-described "map geek" Eric Fischer uses urban data to make some of the web's most intriguing spatial images.
It's a garden, it's a blind, it's something we should have thought of years ago.
The physical space reveals something deeper about a place.
Get a whiff of a place you miss.
Researchers train an algorithm to tell us why Paris looks like Paris.
A series of ads aims to restore civility to the Paris subway.
Who's been to more cities, you or 007?
The World Cities Culture Report came out today, and most of what you thought is true.
Mayeul Akpovi's cameras travel as they shoot, sliding through the freeze-framed city.
The ridiculous advertisements for Paris, Moscow, and New York make us think London deserved the win.
The Dutch are in dead last, and one program stands above the rest.
Designs for greenhouses that would fit between buildings and grow, among other things, bananas.
One of the city's districts has made street art a central part of its identity.
Urban beaches offer the pleasures of the seaside without the cost of getting there.
In some places, governments consider independent bookstores a vital part of the urban fabric.
Voodoo, skulls, tattooed skin and more oddities from cities around the world.
Travel writer Taras Grescoe on the joys of public transportation.