Captured in a new book, they serve as a delightful snapshot into the city’s recent history.
In an effort to make housing more affordable, the Dutch capital is crafting a law that says anyone who buys a newly built home must live in it themselves.
The “Vessel” at New York’s Hudson Yards—like so many of his designs—look as if the dystopian world of 1984 has been given a precious makeover.
The German capital is celebrating Equal Pay Day with the Frauenticket, a discounted fare that reflects the gender pay gap.
The massive fines levied against the investment funds have been interpreted as a “declaration of war” from Mayor Ada Colau, who wants more affordable housing.
It was a perfect setting for a movement that wanted to cross over the boundary between art and technology. Today, it survives on a different kind of creativity.
Instagrammers love the colorful homes on Paris’s Rue Crémieux. Frustrated residents want gates to lock them out.
The German capital plans to make major investments to expand bus and rail networks, boost frequency, and get ahead of population growth. Are you jealous yet?
Take a look at the trains that will modernize France’s rail fleet and prepare the national provider to take on its first-ever competitors.
An international roundup of bus, train, and subway seat designs, based on CityLab’s rules for a commuter-friendly textile.
The proposals might seem radical—from banning huge corporate landlords to freezing rents for five years—but polls show the public is ready for something dramatic.
The decision by the British High Court was an abrupt end to a heavily publicized stand-off between private wealth and a public art institution.
Scotland’s capital could charge travelers £2 per day—and don’t be surprised if other U.K. cities follow its lead.
A new “No Deal Brexit” threat emerges in the U.K.: overflowing piles of garbage and livestock waste.
Bikes, games, picnics, and dogs are finally getting a warmer welcome in the French capital’s famously stringent parks and gardens.
The city’s historic district, Ciutat Vella, is seeing a rise in street crime. What’s driving it?
London Transport Museum’s wonderfully nerdy archive commemorates an aspect of the city’s appearance that has long been both omnipresent and scarcely noticed.
Similar plans have been tried in Paris, Milan, and elsewhere with mixed results. So will Bari’s cash-to-cycle program find success?
Sadiq Khan’s re-election bid starts with a power move that could change London’s housing market—but only if Parliament wants it to.
The new music center could, regardless of its aesthetics, help to make the Barbican’s fortress walls feel more bridgeable.
In a plan to help families and reduce car usage, anyone under 11 years old will be able to ride metro and buses for free, as will people with disabilities under 20.