The buildings (and controversies) that will define this year.
Coat hanger, bottle opener, laptop desk? A French artist shows that a skateboard can be all of these, and more.
A map of few words.
An artist chronicles the neighborhood's best sweet shops.
In the wake of the death of a gang rape victim in New Delhi, a look at the country through rape statistics.
As cities prepare for climate change in earnest, the importance of community connections cannot be overstated.
For the festive week ahead, a government minister is warning Russians about the greatest threat to the country: themselves.
There's very little evidence that rent stabilization protects poor or vulnerable renters.
Grab tight your freedoms, America: The country's collective legislatures are unleashing a torrent of new regulations.
Some say it's a security measure — but others think it's a matter of money.
Though the city sees 15 million walking trips a day, the infrastructure is abysmal. But some developers are trying to change that.
In the aftermath of Sandy, New Yorkers suddenly remembered that many of the city's housing projects are placed along the water.
San Francisco is once again the best city in America to flip burgers.
Weighing jobs vs. climate change in New York's hardest hit borough.
Protesters gathered across India's cities to demand justice and security for women.
In this haunting series, Thierry Cohen rids urban areas of their electric lights to reveal luminous celestial vistas.
The aging car-rental giant plans to acquire Zipcar for $500 million. Here's what that might mean for users.
A new rise of suburban sprawl, getting serious about climate change and more.
The man ventured into the eviscerated fuselage to retrieve a wounded woman after Saturday's accident at Vnukovo Airport, which killed five crew members.