Anthony Flint

Is Urban Planning Having an Identity Crisis?

Some planners are calling for a shift away from rigid, conventional approaches toward more complex, flexible ones.

Jakub Geltner

Art That 'Infests' Natural Spaces With Invasive, Man-Made Species

A Prague-based artist composes sculpture that examines how urban technology spreads like its own life form.

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Prague's 'John Lennon Wall' Gets an Apolitical Makeover

The famous landmark has been a protest-art site for decades. Now, Praguers are divided on whether "Wall is Over."

Vladimir Sazonov/

Is Unchecked Development Making Prague Ugly?

A newly formed panel of 13 respected Czech architects aims to prevent bad planning decisions. 

Kate Seabrook

This Woman Took a Picture of Every Prague Subway Station in Just One Day

What Kate Seabrook learned from her crazy 13-hour jaunt through Prague's public transit.


Prague: The Las Vegas of Europe No More?

The city just instituted new bans on outdoor debauchery. But will they just push tourists into once-quiet neighborhoods?


Love in a Time of Public Transportation

Prague is unveiling subway cars for singles. Is this something people really want?


Devastating Photos of Central Europe's Massive Floods

Devastating photos of the massive floods, which have killed at least 8 people. Thousands more have been evacuated.

David W Cerny/Reuters

Scenes From the Prague Explosion That Injured 35

A gas break is likely to blame.


Homeless Guides Highlight a Part of Prague Most Tourists Never See

Rather than castles and squares, guides offer personal anecdotes of what it's like to live on the streets.


Taking a Post-Christmas Dip

Polar bear plunges around the world.

Happy Holidays From Cities Around the World

Public spaces decked out in the season's finest.


This House Can Sit, Stand, Even Roll Over

Outside of Prague, a home that is able to move up and down and rotate on its sides.

8 Truly Embarrassing City Souvenirs

From a Lady Liberty comb to 'I Heart London' nail clippers.


A Brief History of Observation Towers

As London debuts its newest structural wonder, a tour of its counterparts around the world.

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Have Yourself a Merry City Christmas

A collection of holiday photos to remind us why we need our public spaces 

Postcard From Prague

A city mourns Vaclav Havel and other news