Something bad has happened to Britain's high streets, Edwin Heathcote laments. The pleasure has largely melted away.
What’s with the amoeba-shaped green spaces in the boulevard to be built on Manhattan’s Far West Side?
New York City’s Department of Transportation has carved 54 plazas out of streets and other areas. More are on the way.
All 17 houses in the new Artists Village in East Haddam, Connecticut, will be completed by the end of this year.
Edited by Chris Wilson and Stefanos PolyzoidesPhotographs by Miguel GandertTrinity University Press, 2011, 338 pp. $45 hardcover
Robert Caro's biting 1974 book, The Power Broker, is going to be turned into an HBO movie directed by Oliver Stone.
City parks have been endangered by suburban flight, privatization and design overkill. Here’s a short list of basics for planning true public spaces.
“Tactical urbanism” or “urban improvisation” taps the energy of community people — a needed alternative to the big-project mindset.
The protest movement in Zucotti Park shows how essential a civic gathering place is, says the new architecture critic of The New York Times.
Conversion of land under elevated highways into public space may compromise public health.
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