Depending on how it’s built, urban spaces have the power to mobilise or impede protests.
Today’s urban public spaces tend to represent governments and cities rather than people and citizens.
Architecture’s lack of diversity shows in environments created by people who never need step-free access
Architect and planner Jan Gehl looks back on how he helped transform Copenhagen into one
It’s not just you, city benches are actually designed to be uncomfortable. This video
IF YOU THINK the only purpose of intersections is to move cars past each other, you
When the paradigm of modernist architecture crumbled, urbanists began a quest for credible alternatives that
One’s experience of a city at night is always singular and intimate, especially when visiting
With an initiative titled “Reimagining the Civic Commons,” Philadelphia has attracted $11 million from the
It’s no picnic to run a public park these days. Look at Manhattan’s Pier
If you visit Italy you won’t be surprised to realize the wonder you will find
Copenhagen is often praised for its commitment to cycling and infrastructure. With 41% of all
People would rather pay two bucks for a sealed, clean drink than stoop over a
A hipster economy and celebrities misbehaving in public are also essential for the ideal city.
More than 8 million people are crowded together to live in New York City. What
Late last year, 5Pointz a graffiti hotspot in Queens, New York, was whitewashed, erasing years
How much of Manhattan is dedicated to public space? For starters, there’s Central Park, but