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The Many, Many Jobs That Won't Earn You Enough to Live in Your City

The Shocking Stats About Who’s Really Starting Companies In America

Fully a third of venture-backed companies that went public between 2006 and 2012 had at least one immigrant founder at the helm. Arianna Huffington and other prominent entrepreneurs on why the U.S. needs to get creative about immigration policy.<p>What do Google’s Sergey Brin, eBay’s Pierre Omidyar, …

Immigration Reform

Using Mixed‐Use Education to Build Communities

“It takes a village to raise a child.” Most people believe this adage, but is it still valid today? Can its suggestion of small, rural communities …


Can a Hockey Arena Survive Once the Hockey Team Moves Out?

From Sewing to Analyzing: The Historical Shift in Urban Work

Home - Architecture Lab

Latest<p>February 20, 2018<p>If you want the best education, choose Europe. It is a hub of the best institutes, schools, and universities that can ensure …

Tomorrow's cities: How big data is changing the world

<b>You may not be that bothered about the idea of living in a smart city but I bet you'd love to live in one that was happy.</b><p>The data to measure the happiness of a city is already all around us, in the tweets we send on an hourly basis to the profiles we share on Facebook.<p>And increasingly that data is …

Smart Cities

These Maps Can Predict The Future

DigitalGlobe provides satellite images to Google Maps and U.S. intelligence agencies. Now the company wants to convince clients that its maps can predict terror attacks and oil pipeline leaks as well.<p>DigitalGlobe is best known as the company which provides much of Google Earth’s satellite imagery. …

Why Are Some States Trying to Ban LEED Green Building Standards?

How Poverty Taxes the Brain

These States Are Going to Become Green Energy Powerhouses


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Home Tours

Rebirth on the River: Washington’s Elwha Flourishing After Big Dam Removals

Human Journey<p>The first signs of life are beginning to return to the Elwha River in Washington State, where the largest dam removal in U.S. history is nearly complete.<p>The Elwha River begins in the heart of Olympic National Park and flows 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the Strait of Juan de Fuca. …

Why Today's Start-Ups Are Choosing Urban Lofts Over Suburban Office Parks

Restoring Cities as Engines of Opportunity: Data, Tech and Systems Change

By Ben Hecht and Abhi Nemani<p>| Urban Sustainability | 1 comment<p>Share this article:<p>At their best, America’s cities are the engine for national …

Get Paid to Get Rid of Your Lawn in Los Angeles County

Photo by Linda Ly<p>It's the dog days of summer, and after one of the driest winters on record in Southern California, that means less water to go …



Suburbs Might Be Just as Green as Cities

50 Creative Ideas To Make Better Cities, Presented On Gorgeously Designed Posters

For years, Urban Omnibus has been collecting ideas to make cities friendlier and more comfortable places to live. Here are the cream of the crop, with a little design flair.<p>The Urban Omnibus, published by the Architectural League of New York, has been collecting good “citymaking” ideas since 2009. …

The Long History of America's Leading High-Tech Hubs

See Where Your Trash Flows With This Interactive Map of LA's Streams And Rivers

LA Watersheds<p>The Los Angeles River Drainage. Image via Streamer.<p>The Santa Ana River Drainage. Image via Streamer.<p>The Malibu Creek Drainage. Image via Streamer.<p><i>*Updated 9/11/2013</i> Good news for river rats: National Atlas recently released an app called Streamer that provides a colorful representation …

Zipcar’s Co-Founder On How Transportation Is The Ultimate Solution

Robin Chase’s career has been built on expanding the options for how people get around. Here’s how she’s done it.<p>Editor’s Note<p>This is the latest entry in Catchafire‘s Generosity Series, a multi-month celebration and investigation of bold generosity with the goal of understanding its causes, its …

PPP Polling Methodology: Opaque, Flawed

No pollster attracts more love and hate than Public Policy Polling. The Democratically aligned polling firm routinely asks questions that poke fun at …