You knew a building was his the second you set eyes on it and yet he still managed to surprise.
Thirty years ago, his likeness could be found in many poor, minority communities. Today, these images are disappearing as the buildings they were painted on have either collapsed or have been demolished.
Kanepi, Estonia’s new symbol is pretty dope.
At the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Alabama, the pain and horror of racial violence assume physical form.
A new documentary charts the recent history of Basildon, one of Britain’s first post-war new towns.
A series of modernist transit design gems were discovered last week inside Massimo and Lella Vignelli’s archives.
The city is showing off a prototype for “pop-up” affordable housing—and easing rules on accessory dwelling units.
A new program sponsored by the London Underground will feature female artists in public transit spaces.
Following an announcement by Historic England, 17 buildings, the youngest of which was designed in 1991, will be preserved. It’s not hard to see why the newly listed buildings caught conservationists’ eyes.
An exhibit on selected projects across Europe offers a few ideas for a U.S. audience.
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.
A biweekly tour of the ever-expanding cartographic landscape.
In cities nationwide, efforts to redesign streets for bikes and pedestrians can face stiff resistance.
In the suburb of Waukegan, Illinois, the design firm JGMA has turned an abandoned Kmart into a bright new home for Cristo Rey St. Martin College Prep.
As a Personal Data Protection Bill sits in Brazil’s congress, a privately operated transit line debuts a product that has privacy advocates worried.
Some Washingtonians complain that the city’s height limit has resulted in lookalike, boxy buildings. But creativity can emerge from constraint, a West Coast critic argues.
People are starting to move into Babcock Ranch, an ambitious development in Florida more than a decade in the making. With a solar field and self-driving shuttles, it’s a suburb that its creators hope will be revolutionary.
Action Coeur de Ville aims to undo the damage of urban sprawl in more than 200 city centers across the country.
Kanye West wants to develop cities. Don’t let him do this.
Architect and planner Jan Gehl looks back on how he helped transform Copenhagen into one of the world’s most livable cities and talks about how people can reclaim the streets.
“We need to remember these places, what we did here and what we should learn for the future,” says photographer Markel Redondo. “We need to know that these buildings are still there.”