New research suggests the social benefits of dense urban areas might follow timeless rules. The more scientists study urban development, the more they realize that cities are like nothing else in nature.
If everyone who recently migrated to cities in the region were a country unto themselves, it would be the world's sixth largest. Almost 200 million people in East Asia migrated from rural areas to cities
Cars once facilitated social outings. Has that role been filled by technology? The Western world's century-old love affair with the automobile is coming to an end. People are driving less than they did
It’s the little things. It’s the little things, and anyone who’s flown Virgin America knows it: the calming purple mood lighting, the food and drink orders you can place electronically from your seats,
Graphic artists Craig & Karl have created the world’s sweetest street: in celebration of the Chinese New Year February 19, they’ve covered Chengdu Street, in the capital of Sichuan province in Southern
Co.Design talked to a slew of experts about how design is changing the way we experience cities, from where we live to how we eat. Cities are the future. By one oft-cited statistic, 70% of the world’s
Extroverts are more likely to be drawn to a city's center, for example. It’s a well-worn sociological truth that the neighborhoods in which we live can have a powerful effect on our lives. But how do neighborhoods
Trevor Ray Hart Marc Newson studied jewelry making in his native Australia but went on to design products for some of the biggest companies in the world. Think Qantas A380 interiors, Riva boats, and Dom