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9 Reasons the U.S. Ended Up So Much More Car-Dependent Than Europe

Understanding mistakes of the past can help guide U.S. transportation policy in the future.

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How to Design a Happier City

Charles Montgomery's new book finds the intersection of urban policy and well-being.

Jair Straschnow

Please, Take a Load Off on Copenhagen's Free Street Hammocks

The hammocks, made from old fire hoses, also double as playground swings.

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Henning Larsen's Greatest Building Was Also His Greatest Failure

The architect, who died last month, spent the last years of his career carefully disowning the Copenhagen Opera House.

Hyuro

Copenhagen's Gigantic New Mural Works Like a Flip-Book

The painting covers nearly 900 feet and looks like an animation to people driving by.

Mikael Colville-Andersen

'Desire Lines' and the Fundamental Failure of Traffic Engineering

Mikael Colville-Andersen makes the cases for designing cities with people in mind.

Povl Thomsen

Finally, Pigeons Have Their Own Burger King

I'll take the week-old hotdog bun and a cigarette butt, please.

Andrew Spitz

Can You Say Kvæsthusgade?

A light and sound installation helps foreigners pronounce crazy Danish street names.

Sustainia

A Guide to Copenhagen From the Future

Imagining a guidebook for the city in 2025.