A new website streamlines the process for creating parklets, art installations, bike parking and more.
The proliferation of green building standards and evaluations mean more choices about which program to prioritize.
Police typically identify gang territories by tracking crime, graffiti and other clues. But a simple ecological equation might do the job even better.
The controversial American Legislative Exchange Council appears to be behind a new effort to unravel local zoning and regulatory authority across the country.
1,100 Dumpsters are transformed into pinhole cameras.
It may look like a radioactive Chambered Nautilus initiating a cranial death-grip, but the builders of the LumaHelm see a universe of possibility in its bizarre light-shell.
An Italian website compiles crowd wisdom and ideas to utilize vacant properties.
A proto-GPS used punch cards to direct drivers.
Also, Los Angeles-area officials believe that "money makes the monkey dance," and a Georgia mayor struggles to get somebody to pay for his lawsuit.
Researchers in Los Angeles try out a more granular approach to temperature change estimates.
A rare moment of celebration in Cairo.
Photos from the Tennessee town of Oak Ridge, where thousands of workers and their families lived while constructing the atom bomb.
Ideas for rules that balance a building’s historic character with the need for green energy.
New research finds the "bystander effect" can be offset by the presence of public self-awareness.
Our car-dependent lifestyle has led to a dramatic rise in obesity-related illnesses. But we can do something about it.
No, we have not reached the end of segregation. Something much more complicated is going on.
A new economic and social order is a double-edged sword: it unleashes incredible energies, but it also causes tremendous hardships.
The locations where Facebook users check-in the most.
Urban landmarks the world over, all squeezed into one work of art.