The Oregon Sustainability Center seeks to become America’s first project to meet the Living Building Challenge
London bike commuters found to breathe in more soot than pedestrians
How a variety of policies aimed at reducing the environmental impact of shopping bags are working
After two summers in a row of disturbing group violence in cities like Chicago and Philadelphia, authorities look at the intersection of technology, poverty, and race
Innovative ways to reuse the empty space beneath overpasses
Washington Post political cartoonist reflects on life in his hometown
University teams bring their net-zero housing concepts to Washington
Despite criticism, all city households will have garbage bins with tracking devices by 2015
Is there a reason Billy Beane's story took place in the Bay Area?
2000s mark a turning point in the geography of American poverty
With each advancement in network speed comes the need for more physical infrastructure
A Chicago woman has carved a business out of teaching residents there how to raise their own backyard poultry
The new film documents the problems and prospects of global urbanization
The seven-block, 20-acre The Brewery project is an environmentally sensitive restoration of the old Pabst Brewing Company
Chaohu, population 4 million, technically no longer exists
New monitoring techniques are improving our understanding of pollution in the developing world
How the citizens of Toronto successfully stopped an unpopular redevelopment plan
The Shared Spaces theory has started to catch on in Europe, but will Americans ever buy it?
Houston and L.A. recently turned theirs off. Will others join them?