Articles


The Atlantic Cities
September 20, 2012
How police and media helicopters navigate the crowded airspace of L.A. when a suspect's on the run.
The Atlantic Cities
September 5, 2012
To understand and compare modern metropolises, city borders just don't cut it.
Wired
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.
The Atlantic Cities
September 15, 2011
Eight different ways to measure and think about what makes a city.
Wired
August 22, 2011
Want to outfit your home with the edgiest in eco-tech? Just ask engineer Jerry Yudelson.
Wired
August 22, 2011
The Windy City’s first net-zero-energy home employs a butterfly roof and other smart design ideas to help it unplug from the grid.
Design Mind
August 1, 2011
Chief Digital Officer Rachel Sterne aims to make New York the “world’s top-ranked digital city” but she and her counterparts across the U.S. are still trying to figure out what that means.
Architect
July 1, 2011
Facing budget cuts, transit agencies building new rail projects are struggling to make the trains run on time—or at all.
Fast Company
June 22, 2011
An innovative program aims to light up off-the-grid Africa by boosting supply and demand for portable solar lamps.
Domus
June 22, 2011
Can open source play a role in urban planning? Launched on Kickstarter, the proposal to erect a monument to RoboCop has received support from thousands of people worldwide.