Building around a small number of city centers can mean even more hellish pollution, traffic, and property prices.
How globalization has changed the nature of urban development.
MIT researchers are working on a potentially massive public-access database of metrics like retail density and delivery frequency.
Q&A with Planet of Cities author Shlomo Angel.
Thousands gathered in Venice last week to discuss the future of cities. But urbanization seems almost impossible to coordinate on a global basis.
The places with a disproportionate impact on what gets made, admired, and sold.
The invention of the air conditioner is still shaping the future growth of global metros.
New monitoring techniques are improving our understanding of pollution in the developing world