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!
There's "no excuse for the big man to always roll in an SUV," says the inventor of this eco-friendly holy tricycle.
A scale model of the troubled airport project was completed before the original.
Spanish researchers are making the case that the world will in fact be less crowded in 2100 than it is now.
A surprisingly large number involve cars.
Take away their guns. Forever.
A new report from SPUR traces the decline of downtown San Jose.
Gum architecture doesn't stand the test of time, but that's what Jérémy Laffon likes about it.
Smart phones can help manage the tedium of parenting. But they also isolate us from a lot of the joy.
It's about 100 times worse than listening to music without headphones.
SolarFloors, Urban Parasols and infra-red under-table heating.
The Midtown Greenway has been the site of many high-profile attacks on cyclists.
Shorter city pride.
Mike Doyle's model uses 200,000 LEGOs; it's the first in a series of thematically-linked works.
Provo, Utah, and Burlington, Vermont, represent opposite ends of the U.S. religiosity spectrum.
Swooping shots from extreme sports photographers.