Architect, engineer, and inventor Carlo Ratti envisions a future for urban design that's interactive.
“We’re starting to realize they’re just as powerful as a park or plaza.”
The National Medal of Honor Museum Foundation was shocked earlier this year when its Moshe Safdie-concieved proposal was rejected by a local planning commission for being too tall.
A proposal to ramp up security at the National Zoo would undermine a historic design that weaves nature into the lives of Washingtonians.
“Fun House,” an installation by Snarkitecture at the National Building Museum, shows that the craze for crowd-friendly museum spectacles is still going strong.
Monument to the Dream gives the construction workers behind an American design icon their proper due.
Generations of Russian leaders have imposed their visions on the city's vast subway network.
Golf-centric clubs are on the wane, even as private membership organizations for Millennials are re-emerging in urban areas.
The HGTV show highlights more than just open kitchens and bickering couples
Vulnerable communities are bracing for an undercount in 2020. It’s a familiar story that traces back to the Articles of Confederation.
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.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s latest list of America’s most endangered historic places includes four Vermont towns set to host a vast micro-housing development based of the visions of Joseph Smith.
Unlike other war memorials in D.C., the National Native American Veterans Memorial does not highlight a specific conflict, but rather an entire people.
A city commission has new guidelines for developers, designers, and community members.
Flush with venture capital, the startup Katerra wants to revolutionize the construction industry. But as history shows, it’s harder than it looks.
A local celebrity, dark backgrounds, smooth jazz, and a mysterious set of eyes surely sold the region’s corporate class on what’s now known as “The Q.”
The hardest thing about living in an eco-friendly master-planned utopia? Meeting your neighbors.
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?
A biweekly tour of the ever-expanding cartographic landscape.
Reading the complex history of Yekaterinburg, Russia, in its Constructivist-Stalinist-Classical-Postmodern Central Stadium.