Employment may have rebounded since the Great Recession, but the staggering regional gaps in both
Up to 75 percent of people could face deadly heatwaves by 2100 unless carbon emissions
On the alkali flats of north-western Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, the featureless yellow-packed playa (desert
Improved light, ventilation and heat control can boost workers’ productivity by thousands of dollars a
The U.S. government is making it more difficult for companies to quickly hire talent from
Western European cities dominate the top of our 2017 Quality of Living rankings, with Vienna
Iconic architectural pieces may attract large numbers of tourists but are not the only things
Sydney is frequently placed in the top ten of global “liveability” rankings. But despite the
Pittsburgh has declared itself an “inclusive innovation city,” meaning it is committed to making sure
Republicans should feel right at home in each of these conservative cities. Can’t bear the
Prof Colin Ellard was walking past the rows of new-build towers that dominate the west
In the 1930s, the U.K. built a massive network of state-of-the-art bike trails. Now the
Build dense. Build near transit. Rinse and repeat. President Trump’s decision to pull out of
There are few more telling signs of conflict in urban spaces than calls to send
Biometric markers could replace physical payment methods, speeding entry for passengers (and discouraging fare evaders).
If you are a Bengaluru resident and have been feeling the pinch of inflation, we
You might joke that entrepreneurs tend to live at their businesses. The level of dedication
We at Market Inspector firmly believe that diversity in the workplace is of enormous benefit to
Ask the average person to name the party capital of Europe and Zürich probably would
We often think of ‘magnetism’ as a human quality, as well as a physical phenomenon.
Cities are all about density – groups of strangers agreeing to spend their lives in
Paperless, recycled building materials, excellent public transport links…these are all things that help to make
There are many skyscrapers that sit empty, abandoned, or in ruin. Sometimes, they outlive their
There are a number of available low-carbon technologies to generate electricity. But are they really
David Gaberle travelled the world for eight months in 2015 capturing street life and the
The Spring Equinox is behind us and the days of lazy picnics in the park
A new virtual reality project reconstructs the city’s historic soundscape. You’re standing on the High
Jurong Island, a man-made smear of sand, lies just off the southern coast of Singapore.
Australia, one of the world’s most urbanised nations, is looking to up its investment in
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work on an oil rig? We have.
This is a problem that transcends the rural-urban divide. The affordable housing crisis has spared
Peter Jackson employed an intricate approach to the stage design of Lord of the Rings.
An hour West of Hong Kong across the Zhu jang (Pearl River) Estuary lies a
A chaotic animation portrays a full day of New York traffic, from buses to taxis
A system called “Flo” system uses cute creatures to tell cyclists to speed up or
Remember the last time you were diving underwater and you suddenly remembered an important letter
The inner-city district of Shandon, Ireland, has a history that dates back to medieval times.
Cities – we are repeatedly told – are the future. Governments and global corporations seek
Historical videos inspired by “Game of Thrones,” photos of long-lost neighborhoods, and maps of the
Travel the world this Easter season to see how it is celebrated in a different
A decade ago Dubai had one of the largest ecological footprints of any city in
This photographer embarked on a quest to commemorate the human sides of 22 bustling cities.
Find out which place made it to the top of the list in 2017. What
A 12,000-year-old “Stonehenge on steroids” transformed nomadic humans into members of complex societies. When the
Despite the best efforts of cities like New York and Boston, the West Coast still
When authorities decide that an area of the city is “not safe”, the usual response
The term “smart city” has been around for a few years now and is a
Think tree houses are just rickety pieces of lumber crafted into backyard forts for kids?
Modern urban planning first came about to improve industrial cities that had become unsafe, unhealthy
When seen from thousands of feet in the air, solar installations and wind turbines become
Delhi, the capital territory of India, is home to unbreathable air and undrinkable water. From
Desperate times call for desperate measures, and no time in history was as desperate as
A single house balancing precariously in the middle of a construction site may seem like
During much of history, maps were designed as much for beauty and display as for
Every good bibliophile lives in a hamster wheel of literary pressure: There have always been,