May 15, 2013
Electrode implants have already helped one paralysis patient get on his feet again. Is walking the next step?
May 9, 2013
The Salton Sea, Southern California’s accidental oasis-turned-environmental tragedy, is the kind of disaster for which 20th-century U.S. policymakers only have themselves to thank.
April 16, 2013
An estimated 2 million Beijingers live in underground bomb shelters. But for many it's better than the 'burbs.
February 6, 2013
Data is becoming the designer’s new best friend. Urban designers, architects, and landscape architects – whether they’ve realized it yet, or not – will soon be integrating massive sets of data into every design they do.
January 29, 2013
When urban infrastructure meets nature’s designers, amazing things can happen
January 21, 2013
The therapy that may one day allow paraplegics to walk.
January 16, 2013
The urban reinvestment and renewal efforts of the last half-century left a legacy of neglect and underinvestment in many American cities. Now that pattern is shifting.
September 20, 2012
How police and media helicopters navigate the crowded airspace of L.A. when a suspect's on the run.
September 5, 2012
To understand and compare modern metropolises, city borders just don't cut it.
November 29, 2011
The elaborate motion-capture animation in Steven Spielberg’s new movie, The Adventures of Tintin, belies the simple lines of the original Belgian comic books.