Exploring the ideas of 20th century city visionaries and how they shaped the genre.
A round-up of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
At Habitat III, stunning mapping projects from around the world showcase the need for science and data in urban planning.
Why couldn’t the gadget maker build the ultimate mobile device?
The New York Public Library’s reference service still handles 30,000 calls a year.
Scientists say a self-inflating, Swedish helmet could prevent brain injuries.
It sucks onto the windshield and can’t be removed until drivers call to pay a fine.
A beginner’s guide to what will take place at the United Nations conference, and why it matters for the future of cities.
Over decades, the Kavli HUMAN Project will track 10,000 New Yorkers’ lives.
Identifying cars would help it speed up pickup times at brick-and-mortar stores—but it could use the information to track your location.
The transit authority in Sweden’s southern region of Skåne wants to make the boarding process easier through tech.
By spring 2017, the town of Keynsham could get up to 80 percent of its electricity from food waste alone
The Orbital ATK rocket is carrying supplies and experiments to the International Space Station.
An open-source catalog boasts downloadable plans for plywood benches, kiosks, and more.
The solar-powered lane is meant not just to be pretty, but also safer.
Because nothing conjures home and comfort like the scent of cold metal.
A global film competition through the World Bank asks young people what climate change means in their lives.
France has a grand plan for remaking urban transit, and it’s full of aerial cable cars.
Researchers are studying how the technology can help us build empathy and change our personal behavior.