Because “smart growth” can sound like code for “the rest of you are dumb.”
The regulation causes developers to build more spaces than they would otherwise, according to a new report.
Nine low-tech steps we can take to mitigate the effects of global warming.
Hundreds of U.S. cities still rely on antiquated systems that spew sewage during floods. Here's how one company is trying to change that.
In his new book, Philip Auerswald argues the economic crisis will eventually give way to unparalleled global growth.
Lawsuits and questions about the true nature of murals have confounded L.A. for a decade.
One of America's most famous train stations gets a new logo.
The entrepreneur is almost single-handedly reviving downtown Detroit, but his design choices are under fire.
Wood is cheaper and more energy-efficient than steel. Should we be using it to build skyscrapers?
Los Angeles's "Duke of Art Deco" collects and rehabs buildings that once housed Hollywood's greats.
A bride with a 1.85-mile train.
Left-wing activists threatened to "derail" the project, arguing it would speed gentrification.
How the Southern city helped launch a billion-dollar business.
Lessons on environmentalism should be worked into course offerings, not just infrastructure.
Researchers have proposed a number of theories over the years — from sensory overload to the economic value of time.
In most of America's top metros, buying may well be the better financial decision. But is the next bubble inevitable?
Two East London neighborhoods will be irrevocably changed by the Games. Is this a bad thing?
The geography of where in the U.S. people lack health insurance is striking.
The city's building height restrictions are under review.