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Architects Dream Up an Urban Moon Bounce for Paris

A design for an inflatable bridge at the foot of the Eiffel Tower.

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The Christian Case for Cities

In The Space Between, pastor Eric Jacobsen makes a compelling case that the faithful have a special calling to care for our urban spaces.

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This Is What a City Guide Should Look Like

A new website offers tours and information on Washington's urbanism.

Kaid Benfield

What We Talk About When We Talk About Cities

On cities, sustainable placemaking, and the careful use of words.

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The Laundromat Litmus Test

If your city makes it difficult for residents to accomplish simple tasks like washing their clothes, you've got a problem.

Patrick Cummins

A Timeline of Storefronts

A Toronto photographer tracked the same addresses over four decades to tell his city's changing story.

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The Limits of Density

Denser cities are more productive, more innovative, and more energy efficient. But only up to a point. 

Behind the Mask: @UrbanismAvenger Speaks!

The voice behind our favorite new Twitter feed won't reveal his or her true identity, but does offer casting notes for an all-urbanist superhero team.