The Pentagon thinks better designed, more walkable bases can help curb obesity and improve troops’ fitness.
A team of architects tried to understand the appeal of New York City’s most-loved buildings by recreating them for the 21st century.
Smarter than HGTV and livelier than PBS, the British program ‘Grand Designs’ celebrates architectural problem-solving.
The Bay Area’s knowledge jobs are dispersed across a vast, car-choked landscape of suburban office parks. And that’s the way the industry likes it.
In the new book Atlas of Another America, architect Keith Krumwiede mixes satire, sci-fi, and the sublime in his plans for utopian villages built out of suburban mega-homes.
President Trump is gung-ho about the U.S. producing more goods. But what, exactly, should cities be making in the 21st century?
President Trump’s ban on immigration from several Muslim countries triggers mass demonstrations at airports nationwide.
At one charter school in Washington, D.C., grown-ups work alongside children in an unusual two-generation model.
Our new series on the workforce and jobs of the future.
Which of the innovations covered in our series will prove transformative?
In Minnesota’s Twin Cities region, fair housing advocates are engaged in a fierce debate over just how much race matters.
A Minnesota law professor says racial integration is the key to stable and prosperous suburbs.
After a period of rapid diversification, the town outside the Twin Cities faces rising poverty and housing challenges.
Attractive border stations by leading architects have now been a priority through the last three presidential administrations.
Gideon Mendel’s portraits of flood victims, from Thailand to Germany to Haiti, reveal the personal devastation caused by natural disasters.
The fast-growing sport is a hybrid of tennis, ping pong, and badminton—and seniors are crazy for it.
Data from an initiative to make architecture more sustainable shows progress, but there’s still a long way to go to make a dent in climate-change risks.
An artist tackles the challenges of navigating dense urban areas with hearing loss.
Del Webb, the country’s biggest builder of “active adult” housing, is changing its formula to appeal to Baby Boomers.
Starting this fall, all second graders in D.C. public schools will learn to ride in PE class.
Our newest series on the key forces transforming urban life in the 21st century.