Social media projects in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo illuminate the lives of the homeless in Brazil's biggest cities—without value judgments.
A local arts group moved into an abandoned factory. What does it mean for the surrounding neighborhood?
GPS and e-hailing apps like Uber don't have mean the end of professional cabbies.
With the grand jury decision looming in the case of Darren Wilson, the turmoil that defined the summer may return.
Affordable housing is not likely to emerge as a priority in the toughest markets.
A placemaking project traces the city's long-buried arroyos.
Under hot and humid conditions, "Fontus" claims to "make" 17 ounces of water in an hour.
Long before the Interstate Highway System, the country's mishmash of independent trails officially became part of a numerical system.
Twelve-year-old Peng Yijian holed up in Shanghai mega-stores for six days, reportedly living off free food samples.
A new D.C. apartment complex puts services for homeless veterans onsite.
A French archival map represents global migration circa 1858 in strikingly similar ways to how researchers do it today.
It's a giant pair of Ray-Bans. No, really.
None of the structures in Opportunity Village pass dwelling codes, but the community is a grassroots attempt at the newly embraced Housing First model.
In the new Wild West, law enforcement is scrambling to respond.
As the West Coast chain went national in the '90s, the former CEO—who died recently at 82—went to great lengths to infuse local influence into each new store.
The pioneer of modern architecture inspired hundreds of drab downtowns and suburban corporate office parks. But he had many good ideas that are relevant to citybuilding today
The rural creative class has recovered from the recession like its urban counterparts—but it’s how and where that matters.
One expert explains the "polar vortex" as a pack of wild dogs.
The NYPD may no longer arrest people for pot possession—but the new system may be no better.