These iconic buildings are great for a city's character and downtown vitality. But they're quickly disappearing.
In our rush to promote high-density urbanism, we may have inadvertently created zones that are inhospitable to people with kids.
A solutions-oriented approach.
And should we try to resurrect it?
In places like Istanbul and Mexico City, BRT is cleaning the air and saving commute time.
How do we make over places where driving remains essential?
From the people that know best.
According to a new survey, they favor walkability, cars, enormous homes, privacy, and a bunch of other things.
How cars slowly took over our lives, and our transportation options.
The city's "emerald necklace" is a 1,100-acre chain of green spaces connecting the Boston Common to five additional parks and an arboretum.
In cities like Buffalo, empty homes make neighborhood restoration a serious challenge. But one group has a clever fix.
We've made it harder than ever for kids to walk, bike or even play outside and the consequences are dire.
Ponte Tower began as a haven for Johannesburg's white elites. but fell into disrepair when they began to flee the city.
A peek at the evolution of the movement, courtesy of the founder.
Are designers preoccupied with making artistic statements rather than spaces where people would actually want to be?
York, Alabama, created a cottage that can quickly expand for outdoor shows and concerts.
A vast majority of people want to walk more, but say there are no nearby services, shops, schools, or jobs to get to.
Loudoun County was once one of the most beautiful in Virginia. Now it's just a massively sprawling suburb.
The most sustainable development in the wrong location will create more environmental problems than it will solve.
Why cities need quiet spaces.
Even the suburbs have figured out that walkable retail, not enclosed big box stores surrounded by parking lots, is the way to go.