As seen in this 1968 newsreel, not even Elizabeth II’s odd, feathered hat could enliven the modern transit hub at its grand opening.
A 1970 film celebrates the construction of Thamesmead, the largest housing project development in the city’s history.
Centrumeiland will soon hold hundreds of affordable homes with the lightest of possible carbon footprints.
A clip charting the redevelopment of the city of Aylesbury shows its age.
They’re getting shoes, taking shelter in tunnels, and finding other ways to keep cool in the dangerous heat.
Last year, London appointed a chief advocate for a 24-hour city. Now a major nightlife hub plans to impose a curfew, and opponents want to know why she won’t do more to stop it.
As fatal wildfires ravage the Athens region, Northern European cities are broiling in record-breaking summer heat.
The huge wind-power push could still cause growing pains.
In a flat city with good transit, a proposed overhead line could close a gap in the existing network. Importantly, supporters don’t see it as a tourist attraction.
Except for a brief stay in London, the president will mostly avoid Britain’s cities. But protesters plan to gather across the country—and he’s far from their only grievance.
A proposed discount service could cut prices by 25 percent.
A cool-seeking app and a butt-cooling bench are the latest tools to help people cool down.
The Scandinavian country of bike lanes and wind turbines reveals its darker, intolerant streak.
As a new photo project shows, these places aren’t just bright and slightly battered spots to clean clothes—they’re community hubs where people linger and make connections.
LimeBike’s fleet arrives at an opportune time, with the full blessing of city hall—but cultural and logistical hurdles could still pose a challenge.
Blame Google, Facebook, and Apple.
Without these 250 new trains, the Underground might well be on a fast-track to meltdown.
An area made famous by Slumdog Millionaire might look crammed and chaotic to outsiders, but a local urbanist group shows the intricate, valuable complexity that exists there. Can that save the neighborhood from demolition?
“It’s about making long-term commitments,” said an architect in Reykjavik’s planning department.
The city wants UNESCO to list the cafe-restaurant hybrids as world heritage sites. Can that save them from decline?
As an appeal against the removal of its license looms, Uber’s recent charm offensive risks backfiring.