The Olympics promised a fresh start for deprived East London. But they may end up forcing the poor out.
Your sense of smell is intimately connected to your experience of a place and your memory of it. So why don't cities take greater advantage of this?
A sign in Brooklyn reminds drivers to look out for riders.
A look at how different cities spent International Labor Day.
A design team in Rotterdam has a creative solution to scenery-marring construction fences.
Modeled after Catholic confessionals, this portable furniture allows people a private place to chat away from all the hubbub.
Traditional street play is good for kids precisely because it allows them to figure out how to use their environment in creative ways on their own.
China tightens its real estate lending practices in the Uighur Autonomous Region.
An animation shows how a variety of urban spaces can become miniature farms.
How two communities came together to design more sustainable neighborhoods.
Extending prison sentences can reduce recidivism, but it's also hugely expensive.
Pop-up spaces are having a permanent impact on the way we build.
A 50-foot tall creature in a diving suit stalks the streets of England.
In the 1950s and 1960s, as Boston was busy razing the West End and plunging ahead with urban renewal, transportation planners were pushing an 8-lane bypass highway.
The building height of One World Trade Center rose above 1,250 feet today, surpassing the Empire State Building.
Even 47 years ago, American architects saw the perils of sprawl and car-oriented development.
The artist behind the Palin-shaped public art has been informed: "You will be the next one to burn."
Tallinn's mayor wants it to be the flagship of Europe's green movement.
One Swiss town takes democracy to a new level.