The original New Deal included a bold attempt to rethink suburbia. We can still learn from it.
ShakeAlertLA aims to give smartphone users a few seconds’ warning of imminent quakes.
The old narrative of city and suburb is dead; in 2018, the spaces outside of cities were revealed in their full complexity.
The U.K.’s new housing czar Sir Roger Scruton thinks traditional architecture can foil NIMBYs. But architecture didn’t cause Britain’s housing crisis.
New research finds that Millennials are 21 percent more likely to buy their first homes near city centers than Generation X.
NOAA images reveal the storm’s brutal, but uneven, impact on the Florida Panhandle.
Weeks after opening near San Diego, a model town for treating dementia is set to be replicated around the U.S.
Critic Alexandra Lange talks about the objects and places that represent a-ha moments in child-centered design.
Flush with venture capital, the startup Katerra wants to revolutionize the construction industry. But as history shows, it’s harder than it looks.
The Manhattan Project, the program that developed the first nuclear weapons during World War II, worked out of three purpose-built cities in Tennessee, New Mexico, and Washington state. A new exhibition considers their design and legacy.
In a new comic-strip ad campaign, Homewood, Illinois, bills itself as a hip, diverse, urban neighborhood that Millennials can afford. The only catch: It’s in the suburbs.
Weeks after Martin Luther King Jr.’s death, thousands of demonstrators came to D.C. to create Resurrection City, a shantytown on the National Mall built to demand government action on poverty.
A recent study found that people who grow up in places with mild weather are more agreeable and outgoing. What does that mean in a world of climate extremes?
If it’s built on the urban fringe, HQ2 doesn’t have to be an inward-looking campus marooned in sprawl. It could be the mother of all suburban retrofits.
We can build homes to sit above flood waters so people can ride out the Harveys of the future, but it won’t be easy or cheap.
A new biography of the architect tells of his rise from small-town Indiana to partnerships with Disney and Target, and how disability shaped his outlook.
This change to the urban skyline could make a big dent in carbon emissions.
The GOP’s tax reform bill has put the federal historic tax credit on the chopping block. Here are just a few of the buildings it helped revive since 1978.
A plan by the design firm Snøhetta to remake Philip Johnson’s AT&T Building has sparked anger in the architecture world.
To share concepts from its “low-stress” bicycle master plan, Montgomery County, Maryland, chose the ultimate stress-busting medium of the coloring book.
From graphic explainers of government regulations to board-game-style community workshops, new MacArthur Fellow Damon Rich uses design to make cities more democratic.