Artist John Locke is converting obsolete Manhattan phone booths into mini libraries. Now if only people would stop stealing his entire book collection.
Even the most mundane pieces of infrastructure don't have to be boring.
The Cleanoscope, a public trashcan in Mumbai that looks like a kaleidoscope, is meant to make throwing away trash fun.
Artifacts from the past can teach us a lot about walkable, transit-oriented spaces.
A bold new design retrofits Manhattan, protecting it from climate change's rising sea levels.
Snapshots of cities most love-inducing qualities.
A look at some ideas for a park in New York City.
The American landscape is littered with the decaying corpses of strip malls. Here are a few innovative ways we can turn them to our advantage.
The murals can't be that ugly. Or can they?
In Libya's capital, one dictator's ideas followed the next.
A tower in Taiwan uses porous walls to allow views of the city to shine through.
Why some signs help you get where you're going while others get you lost.
The Pompidou Centre tunnel-like staircase is decked out to raise awareness of AIDS.
Almaty's new system, 23 years in the making, is only Central Asia's second.
Dennis Maitland shoots the city from its highest perches, all while conquering his fear of heights
What happens when a town offers its public spaces to artists to do what they want
Graphic designer Cameron Booth gives a London Tube map treatment to America's roadways
What happens to a neighborhood when demolition becomes the official urban policy
It's high time for some backlash against open office designs