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232 Million People Left Their Countries for New Ones—Where Did They Go?

Is The Shard a "catastrophe"? | Architecture | Agenda

Seven weeks after its audacious opening, not everyone is keen on Renzo Piano's London skyscraper. While Norman Rosenthal insists "It is a masterpiece …

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Streets Can Be Public Spaces Too

Why Green Architecture Hardly Ever Deserves the Name

<i>The following article, by Michael Mehaffy & Nikos Salingaros, originally appeared in Metropolis Mag as "Why Green Often Isn't"</i><p>Something surprising …

Are Renderings Bad for Architecture?

At the opening of his latest article for <i>The Guardian</i><i>,</i> Olly Wainwright finds himself observing a slew of thesis projects produced by the best and …

Architecture's Brave New Digital World

“Increasingly we experience cities mediated by digital technology — whether that's via smartphone maps, digital transit signage, or texting a friend …

The Small, Often Imperceptible Reasons Some Neighborhoods Feel Safer Than Others

Rethinking the Urban Grid | Smart Cities Dive

We often use the utilitarian, rational deployment of street grids as a boon to our best cities. American cities like New York, Philadelphia and …

The Cities That Live Behind Walls

For thousands of years, humans have been defending their cities by building huge walls around them. Over time, the cities often spill over the walls …

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Crafting Truly Responsive Cities to Climate Change | Smart Cities Dive

The Original Green Roof. Kabul, Afghanistan. Sutika Sipus 2013.<p>I know very little about climate change. I understand the basic arguments, and having …

Urbanism and the Most Influential Architect You've Probably Never Heard Of | Smart Cities Dive

A documentary has been making the rounds recently in urban circles featuring perhaps the most influential architect you've (probably) never heard of: …

On Being an Urban Planner in the Tech World

“Urban Innovation” are two words I hear in tandem a lot these days, along with “civic hackathon” and “crowdsourced urbanism.” Contrary to what you …

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Latest<p>May 29, 2018<p>You may never have imagined that creating a different type of garden space in your yard could help solve problems you may have …

Google Street View Reveals What Makes Our Cities Feel Safe

"We found images with trash in it, and took the trash out, and we noticed a 30 percent increase in perception of safety. It's surprising that …

The Legacy of London's Skyscraper Boom

A recent profile in Architectural Record highlights the career of Peter Wynne Rees, the chief planner of the City of London: the famous 'square mile' …