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What Would Paris Look Like Under 1 Meter of Water?

A lot like this ghostly CGI visualization, created by a Parisian architectural-imaging studio.

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The Gorgeous, Green Headquarters of Oil and Logging Companies

These corporations might not have tons of fans in the environmental movement, but you wouldn't know that looking at their idealistic architecture choices.

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Postcard From Paris

A luxury car fire and more news.

Explaining Transit's Secret Language

In his new book, blogger-turned-author Jarrett Walker shows how transportation really works.

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Say Goodbye to One of the Most Popular Graffiti Spots Near Paris

One of France's most famous tagging destinations, an old warehouse in Pantin, is scheduled to become just another mixed-use development.

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The World's Best Cities for Students

If you're in college, these are the cities where you want to be.

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What Does a Subway Entrance Say About its City?

A photographic survey of the world's metro gateways.

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In France, a Model Sustainable Suburb

A livable, walkable suburb offers a lesson in green living.

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Why Don't Americans Riot Anymore?

Unlike Europe, the U.S. hasn't had a rash of mass urban violence in a generation.

Courtesy: Chuck Wolfe

Why So Many Romantic Comedies Are Set in Cities

Snapshots of cities most love-inducing qualities.

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Scenes From Europe's Frozen Cities

A photographic tour of the freezing cold consuming much of the continent.

Postcard From Paris

The city's mayor launches Paris Tourist Day to convince residents to treat visitors a little more cordially, and other news.

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Why You Should Buy an iPad in Bangkok Instead of Buenos Aires

Comparing the price of an iPad and more than 20 other consumer goods across a selection of the world's major cities.

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The Surprisingly Complex Art of Urban Wayfinding

Why some signs help you get where you're going while others get you lost.

An Artistic Comparison of Paris and New York

A side-by-side take of the cities' quirks.

Courtesy: Kaid Benfield

What Pictures Can Teach Us About Walkability

Sometimes the best insights come from looking at pictures of a space.

Paris Adorns an Iconic Building In Condoms

The Pompidou Centre tunnel-like staircase is decked out to raise awareness of AIDS.

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Good Deed of the Day: A Parisian Bank Pays It Forward

One of the world's oldest micro-lenders cancels the debt of 3,500 clients

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Great and Not-So-Great Subway Logos

A look at the best and worst designs from around the world