Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
Could this be the answer to urban wind power enthusiasts?
They let architects dream up all sorts of fantastic structures that would be either too difficult or too expensive to make with conventional methods.
According to a new study, their quality has little effect on student performance.
Images from Pakistan, Spain and France, among others.
Social impact bonds infuse private capital into public-sector activities, helping build a better safety net while reducing the state’s burden.
Portlandia sends up our quest for ever-smaller digs.
This award-winning Dutch bike snaps together like one of those plastic airplane models that kids make.
For better or worse, people sacrifice spatial orientation for convenience.
Taking the bus makes people feel more social and less lonely, researchers say.
More upsets, a nail-biter, and standings.
A new report suggests it would be better for the environment to tear them all down.
Neighborhoods near Major League Baseball stadiums cost more – especially if the team has a better shot at winning the 2013 World Series.
Architecture television is a rare thing.
Swiss artist Felice Varini transforms the viewer's perception of space.
After two weeks of chaos, Cyprus opens its banks again. But borrowing was tightly controlled.
The high-end residential developments that have come to dominate Manhattan have the potential to generate not only tax revenue, but also solitude.
A beautiful video tour of two lives lived in the city's informal economy.
Homes ripped apart by the superstorm are proving to be magnets for bargain hunters—but not everyone is getting a good deal.