It’s not just because they’re old.
Leave it to the Dutch to engineer the psychology of the regional bike commute.
An early ‘60s film captures the allure of the Soviet-style apartment living. More than 50 years later, these same housing complexes are facing deterioration and demolition.
Bold on the outside, campy on the inside—the Buckminster Fuller and Cambridge Seven Associates project showed visitors that the world’s superpower could have fun, too.
A Q&A with Matt Tyrnauer, director of Citizen Jane: Battle For The City.
A new short film captures the striking scenes of skyscrapers encroaching on farmers amid China's rapid urbanization.
A new film shows the Norwegian capital’s progress on banning cars downtown by 2019.
“Osaka Show” shows off the surprisingly progressive (and fun) side of state television under Francisco Franco.
This glorious, cinematic drone footage commemorates four long years of digging.
The Toronto Transit Commission and the National Ballet of Canada have the antidote to the depressing “If You See Something, Say Something.”
A short documentary on the 2008 Pritzker Prize winner doesn’t show his eccentric creative process—just the fruits of it.
In India’s most lethal city for traffic-related deaths, an urban designer/artist is fighting for walkability and safety.
A 12,000-year-old “Stonehenge on steroids” transformed nomadic humans into members of complex societies.
Tag along as Bertha nears the end of its painstaking, four-year journey.
Geographically speaking, the Bangladeshi city has all the right criteria to be the "central point of human civilization."
Enjoy the soothing shapes and colors of a ridership simulation that’s “better than any snake game ever.”
By adding some color and nature to a concrete plaza, designers in Australia transformed an intimidating place into a welcoming one.
A cartoon from a romcom uses humor to criticize formulaic apartment construction under Brezhnev.
A documentary filmed over the course of 20 years tells the story of a disenfranchised community pushed out of their homes.
Zhao Liang’s latest film, Behemoth, provides a ring-side seat to the effects of rapid development, commerce, and pollution in this autonomous region of China.
As the Cambodian capital’s least-majestic waterway, the infamous “Shit Canal” is descended from greater architectural marvels intended to re-engineer the landscape.