A focus on placemaking can drive the green movement.
The race to be mayor of London has devolved into personalities, but serious economic and social issue confront the city and its next mayor.
ArrivalStar claims it invented live transit alerts. Your apps, taxpayer dollars, and the open data movement are all at stake.
More and more cities are experimenting with participatory budgeting. But who really gets to decide how the money is spent?
The economic factors behind pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.
They are bland, they cost too much and they don't do anything.
Starbucks has said it's stopping the use of bug-based red dye. Why? Making the stuff looks like so much fun!
These Brutalist benches will make you feel like you're sitting around a fire.
The country's 21st century architecture is eye-catching, but it's not doing much to revitalize the economy.
A sampling of some of the most vibrant, colorful signs.
The world record holder is hotly contested.
Tips on street portraits from New York's resident photographer.
Cities need higher densities, but they also need green space.
According to a new study, people in different places use the word very differently.
For several years now, the U.S. military has been trying to replicate Afghan and Iraqi towns on U.S. soil to prepare soldiers to go there.
What's the connection between foreclosures and homelessness?
Is there anything high-speed flexible impactors can't flail into gold?
Also outlawed around the world: "gay cure" ads in London, discrimination on the basis of sexuality in Indiana, South Carolina yarn bombing.
You'd think the national champion chess team at Intermediate School 318 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, wouldn't have to worry about their program's continued funding. But you'd be wrong.