With its mathematical layout and earthworks longer than the Great Wall of China, Benin City was one of the best planned cities in the world when London was a place of ‘thievery and murder’. So why is left?
How the technology behind the building blocks of construction informs the craft and creativity of architecture In an era of insane renderings and conceptual construction projects, Georg Windeck, an architect
A pair of Harvard students have designed 160-square-foot 'tiny houses' that could be the future of weekend getaways
Sometimes vacations are more trouble than they're worth. You spend a lot of money, travel far, and leave stressed. Getaway, a hospitality startup launched in the Harvard Innovation Lab, shakes up that
To colonize Mars, researchers are developing a new kind of concrete that doesn’t require water and is more than twice as strong. Concrete has been critical to the colonization of our own planet. The Romans
Bye-bye, brokers A long-time Atlanta real estate agent, Janie Slater has been selling homes on and off since 1994. Concentrating on properties in and near Alpharetta and North Atlanta, Slater was at a
In the first in a 50-part series charting the history of the planet’s urbanisation, Jack Shenker explores the ancient metropolis of Alexandria, which set a powerful precedent for future cities all over
They have implications for housing refugees, students, and more Well this is interesting: A Rotterdam, Netherlands-based company, Kraaijvanger, masterminded The Hub, a series of 15-square-meter (that's