Former Barcelona mayor Joan Clos warns that a lack of urban planning could turn our expanding cities into powder kegs.
No American cities made the annual ranking, put together by Copenhagenize Design Co.
Images of Seattle and Barcelona offer fresh insight into the way pedestrians interact with the built environment.
What it takes to become a port city of a major cruise line.
Gaudi's famous architectural wonder celebrates its 100th birthday in style.
Lessons from one of the world models for vibrant urban living.
The Catalan city is leading the way.
A shadowy Madrid artist is methodically wrapping European cities in chaotic fabric webs.
Also, Britain bans curves from school architecture and two chaps get exiled from an all-you-can-eat Mongolian restaurant.
In the first decade of the 21st century, Spain was defined by bold building. But the recession has brought the country's architectural ambitious to a halt.
The country has long been a model for flashy, absurd infrastructure, but austerity is finally slowing it down.
Special-effects wizards used Antoni Gaudì's sketches to psychedelically animate the La Sagrada Familia.
With plenty of time, and no Euros, some Spaniards are putting hours in the bank.
The places with a disproportionate impact on what gets made, admired, and sold.
Subway maps distort the reality on the ground for all kinds of reasons. What happens when we make decisions based on them?
For a show ostensibly about soccer, Capitales del Fútbol is extremely low on sports highlights.
Researchers train an algorithm to tell us why Paris looks like Paris.
There still isn’t a common language or science of cities for the 21st century, but that could change.
Three international case studies illustrate the challenges of re-naming a place.
The balconies in the apartment have planters, built-in benches, and even fountains.