One Swedish city is saying bye to fossil fuels and using its position as an epicenter of farming and food processing to generate energy from some unlikely sources... potato peels, manure, used cooking oil, stale cookies and pig intestines.
Dec 13, 2010 The New York Times
Since reunification in 1989, many East German cities have been devastated by failing economies and population loss. The Germans, therefore, have a leg up on management strategies for failing cities. Doreen Ritzau takes a tour.
Dec 2, 2010 The Architect's Newspaper
Is Paris for sale to the highest bidder? Nicholas Sarkozy, the President of France and Bertrand Delanoë, the Mayor of Paris, are planning massive new towers that could destroy the character of the beloved city, says Mary Campbell Gallagher, J.D., Ph.D. Exclusive
Nov 29, 2010 By
A new model of subway car designed by BMW and Siemens is being built for the Warsaw, Poland Metro. The aluminum chassis is reportedly 97.5% recyclable.
Nov 27, 2010 Fast Company
A Russian construction company wants to build a 100,000-person city in an abandoned diamond mine, and cover it with a dome.
Nov 20, 2010 Wired UK
Stephen Smith critiques the new mayor's strategies for fighting congestion in the Russian city.
Nov 18, 2010 Market Urbanism
This photo slideshow from <em>Places</em> offers a look at the city of Berlin and the fast pace of change underway there.
Nov 14, 2010 Places
Officials in Finland are building a nuclear waster storage facility that is designed to last for at least 100,000 years.
Nov 13, 2010 CNN
Jay Walljasper says that Barcelona, once looked upon as a dirty, second-rate city now is a must-see like Paris or Rome. How did the Spanish turn Barcelona around?
Oct 29, 2010 Citiwire.net
With the debut of the latest map of the Moscow Metro, TheCityFix's Jonna McKone takes a look at mass transit maps from across the globe and chats with mapmaker Cameron Booth.
Oct 26, 2010 TheCityFix