According to new research, coastal forests greatly reduced the impact of the Japanese tsunami.
Research suggests that people who participate in Freecycle communities experience greater group identity and solidarity.
The city is an arts hub. Can a new airport bring it into the upper tier of European cities?
Does your city have a Michael Sindram?
Polish architects have designed a swanky apartment building perched on the chimneys of an old factory.
When designed the right way, a BRT line can be a smart alternative to more expensive modes of public transit.
Installation artist Jessica Stockholder wants pedestrians to feel like they're "walking through an animated film."
An artist in Chicago takes the game to the streets.
On sidewalk psychology.
One of the world's largest open-air landfills will be shuttered. What does that mean for the 1,700 people who worked there?
New Yorkers have always had a love-hate relationship with visitors.
The declinists are wrong, America is emerging from the crisis stronger than before.
Road trains — semi-autonomous highway platoons — recently completed a promising trial, but questions remain.
Traffic is not an economic problem. It’s an indicator of a healthy urban economy.
Property taxes and state aid are both down, creating major problems for local governments.
A toilet fixture in Brazil lets you shred on the guitar with the force of your urine.
A wetlands restoration project in Boston is a cautionary tale about making bad decisions in the first place.
A city branding effort people might actually care about.
A fast food restaurant in a century-old Georgian mansion.