Making the case for a permanent home for the Olympic Games
August 4, 2016, 7:03 a.m. by Matt Hickman
With all eyes on Rio, many wonder if the tradition of selecting Olympic host cities needs to end.
Could the charter cities concept lift poor nations out of poverty?
July 26, 2016, 7:10 a.m. by Starre Vartan
Yes, it's like modern colonialism, but one economist insists it will work and points to Hong Kong as proof.
Manhattan's underground park may finally see the light of day
July 19, 2016, 9 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Designed to bring greenery to the bowels of New York City, the Lowline receives an enthusiastic go-ahead from City Hall.
Rooftop tiny houses offer freedom, flexibility and fantastic views
July 8, 2016, 4:10 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Berlin startup Cabin Spacey has a clever idea for the city's unused rooftops.
Metro LA's rail safety PSAs are a masterwork of gallows humor
June 29, 2016, 10 a.m. by Matt Hickman
You'll never dare cross the yellow line again ...
California's tallest skyscraper now has a glass-bottom outdoor slide
June 27, 2016, 12:41 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Admission-based terror is certainly one way to make a nearly 30-year-old high-rise relevant again.
Bucharest's new urban nature park is a 450-acre twist of fate
June 23, 2016, 3:16 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Văcărești Nature Park shows what happens when dictators get the boot and Mother Nature takes center stage.