This new tool can help us understand how people respond to urban spaces before they're built.
A much more visual and intuitive take.
Charles Montgomery's new book finds the intersection of urban policy and well-being.
A super useful piece of furniture for the outdoor urban living room.
Studying the role of shadow, sound, seating and more on Philadelphia's The Porch.
Photorealistic design plans may help hype individual projects, but reality doesn't always deliver.
A conversation with Sam Bass Warner and Andrew Whittemore about their new book, American Urban Form.
March Madness for urban design nerds.
Even in cities laid out to micro-manage and shape its residents, the people who use public space can't be controlled.
On Second Thought, Maybe Accepting $5 Million to Erect a Statue of a Foreign Dictator's Dad Isn't Such a Great Idea
Mexico City's surreal adventure with Heydar Aliyev.
What if blocks could be extracted, stripped of all but their essential form, and lined up for inspection? Would we know a place by the sum of its parts?
A Swiss design firm imagines elegant docking systems that blend into the urban mold.
A new film explores the conflicted relationship between the skater and the city.
Social interaction can be encouraged by our built environment. But it isn't always.
The designers of this proposed Amsterdam river bridge get a little too whimsical for their own good.
Not content with putting a man on the moon in 1969, the aeronautics agency once aimed to create an entire space-based neighborhood.
The influential Carnegie Mellon professor turned 90 this week, garnering a terrific profile in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
How can cities create neighborhoods that work well for all generations?
Online depository highlights the best city codes throughout history
A new report examines social and physical factors behind August's violent protests