A remarkable project in an ancient section of Aleppo, Syria, offers hope of saving buildings without displacing the poor, says Nicolai Ouroussoff.
Geoffrey West, a 70-year-old physicist, thinks he has identified what makes a city grow and thrive — or stagnate and fail.
Public spaces encourage community — a form of capital that needs to be nourished, says Prince Charles. Courtesy of The Prince's Foundation for the Built Environment
Shared-space streets represent a fundamental rethinking of the design and operation of transportation facilities, two commentators say.
Source: New York Times
More nature and more grittiness will be hallmarks of the next 10 blocks of Manhattan's elevated rail line turned urban promenade.
A neighborhood fixture has been a long time passing.
Motor vehicle travel on New York City's streets is so yesterday, suggests the satirical cartoonist Bruce McCall.
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