Urban beaches offer the pleasures of the seaside without the cost of getting there.
There still isn’t a common language or science of cities for the 21st century, but that could change.
Three international case studies illustrate the challenges of re-naming a place.
A provocative op-ed in the Detroit News raises tough questions about Detroit's revival and other cities.
You can set your iPod to blast from a bench in Moscow. Ugh.
Cue the Philip Glass for this entrancing footage of a Pennsylvania bridge being born.
Boris Johnson hopes to quiet his naysayers.
A new report predicts that more than half of America will live in a metro area with a million people or more by 2042.
There's fun and profit in having giant shredding rotors tear the flesh off deceased vehicles.
Despite what the LOCOG chief said on the radio, Pepsi and Nike gear will not be banned at the London games.
The roof of the London Aquatic Center is an undulating wave of aluminum supported by Red Lauro timber and more than 3,000 tons of steel.
Turning this public park staple into a personal gym.
People are much more likely to ride to work if they have a place to clean up once they get there.
The town of Baia Mare has relocated its Roma population to decrepit Communist-era buildings, and walled in their new home.
On the state level, mental illness and stress levels don't play a role. Poverty and gun control policies do.
With a Twitter-based mood-measuring lightshow displayed on the London Eye, we're about to find out.
A school in Portland, Oregon, is housed in a super-green building. And that's just the beginning.
Think the system runs on sharing, community and trust? You're wrong.
There are skyscrapers. And then there are skypenetrators, like the X-Seed 4000.