German researchers say the "Big Lavatory Concept" is necessary to accommodate the world's larger body weights.
The stunning conclusion to the pedestrian streets vs. bike lanes nail-biter.
Architectural artist Carl Laubin has combined every winner of the Richard H. Driehaus Prize into a single city, and the results make more sense than you might think.
Meet the evangelists of cable-drawn aerial transportation.
Last year, New Jersey cops were cracking down on jaywalkers. Now they're penalizing cars. Will switching tactics make a difference?
Haven't you always wanted to brush your teeth over the streets of London?
Places like Atlanta could see a 100 percent increase in the number of days with damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes.
Climate change is forcing a showdown between vineyards and sensitive habitats.
At least 72 people were killed.
One of the stranger aspects of Africa's rapid urbanization is the influx of livestock in new, unplanned towns -- and the diseases they bring with them.
New Orleans was once a great city to get away from business. How it became a great place to start one.
As school districts downsize, they leave behind shuttered buildings. Finding new uses for them can be difficult, to say the least.
If residential areas are safer than commercial ones, it would seem so.
A million people live in the Raritan River watershed, so any environmental action requires an impressive level of regional cooperation.
The cities that lead America's transition from a goods-producing to service economy.
Photographer David Maisel has a knack for capturing the beauty and the horror of contaminated mines and toxic lakes.
Why do some cities – and neighborhoods – have so much more "urban nature" than others?
Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
How good things once were!