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.
Urban designer and writer Darrin Nordahl thinks it's time for advocates of alternative transportation to stop trying to appeal to reason and go for the gut instead.
They often lack the authority they need to get things done.
Moving beyond the City of Glass.
San Diego County has made it easy for its cities to convert to energy-efficient streetlights.
A big new exhibit at the National Building Museum explores the history of house and home in the U.S.
Large U.S. cities offer high quality of life for women, according to the Social Science Research Council.