Just not always for the better: "I've deliberately designed maps that are deliberately horrible to look at, and succeeded."
Could better software change how police departments find fugitives?
The Elephant Butte Reservoir is at its lowest level in four decades, which is not good news for El Paso residents who rely on it for water.
The French capital plans to form a huge new urban authority, with roughly three times its current population and four times the land.
A round-up of the best stories on urbanism we've come across in the last 7 days.
On this Japanese island, you no longer have to ask strangers to take your group photos.
But will it be enough to quell demands that he step down?
You can vote from among a fresh batch of 25 new ideas.
Martin Adolfsson photographs upper-class subdivisions around the world without permission.
If Alice Austen weren't a real person, some novelist might have had to invent her.
With terrible consequences.
Table for two? It's on.
The memorial was closed Friday morning after it was discovered that someone had vandalized the iconic statue in the middle of the night.
The concept has made neighborhoods safer and more social. Can't it make cities a little greener too?
That person you often see on the bus? Scientists are pinpointing exactly how often you're running into them.
Cue cries of "social engineering," "forced integration," and "tyranny."
A full moon can cause nights of shorter, worse sleep, according to European researchers.
Hundreds of wheat-pastes tell the weird tale of a man and his magical, pointy stick.
The Everybody Street trailer captures the "visceral rush" of shooting from the perspective of the medium's masters.