Wed, Apr 04, 2012 at 5:06 PM
Next month in West Palm Beach, the 20th annual Congress for the New Urbanism convenes. Ahead of the big show, the movement's leading lights share their enthusiasm for reimagining cities for the world's first fully urban century.
Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 1:59 PM
From the harshest heat on record to record investments in offshore wind, this has been some kind of March. Here are some key figures from a record-breaking month.
Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 9:06 AM
Numerous observers have noted that Trayvon Martin was killed on the streets of a gated community for the crime of 'walking while black.' His murder was aided and abetted by a failed urban design model tragically lacking in 'eyes on the street.'
Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 5:02 PM
For the first time in generations, automobile use is on the decline among American youth. So how's General Motors responding? Fuel efficiency? Smaller, smarter cars? Nope. Pandering. Shameless pandering.
Fri, Dec 28, 2012 at 4:49 AM
Berlin-based artist Julius von Bismarck has been named the artist-in-residence at CERN, home of the Large Hadron Collider. If more of the world's research labs followed suit, maybe we'd have a better understanding of their work.
Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 5:19 PM
For all but the last hundred years, walking has been humanity's primary mode of transportation. Today, though, simply strolling down the block in the evening might constitute an act of dissent. Some notes on the nascent pedestrian revolution.
Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 9:12 AM
The Lorax, defender of the trees, shilling for a gas-guzzling SUV? Cue the outrage, right? Wrong. The Lorax has always been part of the entertainment-industrial complex, and he remains as green as a spokescreature can be in that context.
Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 7:00 AM
Target opened a 24-hour boutique in Toronto this week, 10 years after its first pop-up retail experiment in Manhattan. The pop-up revolution is all grown up — and ready to inject urban sustainability with a big dose of fun.
Tue, Jan 08, 2013 at 7:35 AM
A new study shows Alberta's oil sands are nowhere near the climate terror that coal is. Which is a kind of relief, because we have a market-ready substitute for coal power up and running already.
Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 12:35 PM
A striking infographic demonstrates the latent power of Big Solar in the United States. A powerful image from the Irish Sea illustrates the staggering scale of Big Wind. This is the kind of week it was for a booming global renewable industry.