Some scholars are calling for a stronger understanding of the "DNA" of cities — and, by extension, an improved ability to address urban problems in a systemic manner.
Two Yale architects pose the question in an ambitious research project.
Rents are skyrocketing in the borough thanks to inflexible zoning rules.
During the lockout, some teams changed arenas, others asked for new ones, and some even pushed forward with condo towers and complexes.
And other lessons in urbanism from the South American capital.
If Silicon Valley wants to remain the world's high-tech capital, it may need to reform itself into an urban wonderland.
Some of the world’s fastest-growing pockets of wealth are in five cities you may never have heard of.
Urban India is not known for its orderliness. But Bish Sanyal says there's reason to be hopeful.
Hot temperatures and droughts are pushing people into cities, often with disastrous consequences.
The recession, coupled with obscenely high rents, are forcing superstores out of business.
This new chart from the World Bank charts the uneven relationship between urbanization and GDP in Africa.
Often, bringing sustainable development to the suburbs is all about helping communities get over their fear.
Urban growth isn't necessarily streaming in from the countryside.
Thousands gathered in Venice last week to discuss the future of cities. But urbanization seems almost impossible to coordinate on a global basis.
Scholars are floating a new method of immigration sponsorship.
Top-ranking cities have little relevance to emerging world cities.
For the first time in two decades, rural spending is growing faster than urban spending. How can this be?
Which countries became at least half urban the fastest?
Figures from a new report on China's cities show a rapid transformation.