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Someone Built This House Upside Down

Austria's newest tourist trap.

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Kids Who Get Driven Everywhere Don't Know Where They're Going

A new study suggests vehicular travel affects children's ability to navigate their neighborhood and connect to their community.

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Do Passing Distance Laws Really Protect Cyclists?

Three and four-foot rules are springing up across the country, but their benefits are debatable.

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Bike as Paintbrush, City as Canvas

Elaborate bike rides "paint" GPS-enabled pictures on the streets of Baltimore.

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Why Microsoft Chose New York City

Another step in New York's rise as an urban center for tech.

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The Street Hacker, Officially Embraced

Can cities make it just as easy for citizens to engage in the physical world as the digital one?

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History Lesson of the Day: The Many Hats of New York's Horses

Once upon a time, they held many different jobs.

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The Uncertain Legacy of America's Pedestrian Malls

A look at some of America's most (and least) successful designs.

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Coming Soon to Seoul, a Hashtag-Inspired Building

BIG's newest project condenses a neighborhood into a tic tac toe board.

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The Top U.S. Cities for New Home Construction

Where construction markets are picking up again.

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Fighting Sexual Violence in India with 'Girlcott' Power

Women in Gurgaon refrain from shopping to demand stronger safety regulations.

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How Panama Fights Violence With Violence

In Panama City's slums, a gang-prevention program offers boys free boxing lessons.

Behind the Mask: @UrbanismAvenger Speaks!

The voice behind our favorite new Twitter feed won't reveal his or her true identity, but does offer casting notes for an all-urbanist superhero team.

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Ideas for Optimizing Denver's Transit System

A new report uses reams of data to design a better transportation system.

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How Twitter Helped One Man Become Chicago's Most Popular Cab Driver

Rashid Temuri has more than 4,100 followers and more service calls than he can handle.

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Cleveland’s Downtown Rebound

Growth downtown has outpaced Cleveland's suburbs and exurbs.

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Can Inactive Landfills Become Assets?

An ancient Roman landfill offers ideas about how our old dumps could be more useful than we realize.

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Dubai Project of the Day: An Underwater Hotel

Is Dubai ready for wild real estate again? It seems like it.

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A Gigantic Fake Forest For Birds-Eye Hang Outs

Singapore's new "supertrees" provide an urban space in the sky.