The Helicoide was going to be the world’s first drive-through mall. Now it is a prison that former inmates describe as hellish.
“It makes me laugh every time,” says a Brooklyn cyclist who uses an assault-grade bike horn.
The 79-year-old architect discusses how openness in architecture makes for safer, happier places.
Officials in Latvia’s capital keep saying there’s no room for dedicated lanes. Cycling activists just showed them how it’s done.
A flash competition in New York City asks designers to come up with way to make protests stand out as they become more frequent.
In the 1930s, the U.K. built a massive network of state-of-the-art bike trails. Now the challenge is to revive them.
An award-winning visualization uses satellite imagery to reveal the ravages of development, fire, insects, and clear-cut logging.
In the early 1970s, Sharon Sutton got an Ivy League education at Columbia University—spurred by insurgency—that helped her become a leading African-American architect today.
One cartographer has done the heavy lifting, and rail fans are pumped.
Here’s how to reimagine these sprawling facilities as community hubs.
A team of architects tried to understand the appeal of New York City’s most-loved buildings by recreating them for the 21st century.
The city is planning a major green makeover to combat the heat island and create a more welcoming place for humans and animals alike.
Architects Liz Diller and Charles Renfro talk about their latest high-profile commission, a weather-bending (and politically charged) city park in the heart of the Russian capital.
The company plans to turn a Beaux Arts gem into a lavish gadget store. But there should be a better public use of such a cherished site.
Hong Kong figured out how to make shopping malls a sensible part of the urban fabric. Can this model go global?
Experts in both fields weigh in on how the Fearless Girl statue illustrates—and collapses—the distinctions.
Seattle built some of the longest highway bridges that float on water. Soon, one of them will carry a train system, too.
Finally, swarms of spray-painting drones can create street art.
Sweden’s capital city decides it’s time to correct postwar planning blunders—with a little friendly rivalry on the side.