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How to Make Cities Happier Places

It's (relatively) easy: Add green space.

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How Memory Alters Our Perception of Place

The curious results of walking tours in New York, Berlin and Mumbai.

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10 Ways to Improve High-Density Cities

Ideas for enhancing safety, affordability, and quality of life.

The Case for Shared Green Spaces

 A recently revitalized "pocket neighborhood" in Little Rock strengthens the area and protects the environment.

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The 'Vegetal' Cities of Luc Schuiten: A Sustainability Fantasy

The visionary architect imagines metropolises built like vast orchards.

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The Gorgeous, Green Headquarters of Oil and Logging Companies

These corporations might not have tons of fans in the environmental movement, but you wouldn't know that looking at their idealistic architecture choices.

Courtesy: Studio Gang Architects

A Green Revolution in Chicago

The city has big plans for its lake front

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How to Fill an Empty Urban Space

A community group in New York collects ideas for a space that once housed the BMW Guggenheim Lab

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Greening Vacant Lots Linked to Reduced Gun Violence

A 10-year effort to reclaim vacant lots in Philadelphia yields positive results

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America's Best New Parks

By mixing fresh design with a variety of uses, these spaces represent the future of city parks