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Travel Like You Live Here: Seattle

Writer Hanna Brooks Olsen guides CityLab through the Emerald City.

Seeking the City of the Future, in Prague

Landscape architect and reSITE founder Martin Barry talks about how the decisions of the past can haunt the city makers of today.

Frank Lloyd Wright's Greatest Urban Hits

In honor of the architect’s 150th birthday, here are his best buildings that are in or near cities and open to the public.

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We're Moving to These Fictional Cities

CityLab is shopping for real estate in made-up places.

Is Emoji the Architectural Language of Our Time?

Why we’re :grinning: and :grimacing: over the use of emoji on buildings.

The Best Ideas of 2016

Not everything is terrible!