Humor

Satire is supposed to make us uncomfortable. A recent totally fake news report imagining hit-and-run technology for self-driving cars (called the "Culpability-Evasion System") definitely succeeded there.
Apr 10, 2015   The Onion
Kriston Capps shares the creative work of a couple of arm-chair architecture critics who took to Photoshop to express their opinions about the Snøhetta-designed tower proposed for One Van Ness in San Francisco.
Jan 9, 2015   CityLab
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A deeper look at the traffic data on Planetizen reveals trends from the planning and urban design conversation of 2014. Exclusive
Dec 31, 2014  By James Brasuell
In the realm of supply chains and distribution logistics, Santa’s the guy. So you’d presumably be safe in assuming that the planning and design of his village at the North Pole would reflect a similar insistence on best practices. But is it so?
Dec 25, 2014   PlaceShakers
"Seattle is in the midst of a full-spectrum transportation fustercluck," writes David Roberts for Grist.
Dec 23, 2014   Grist
Critics Alexandra Lange and Mark Lamster hand out their annual awards for architecture and design. Snark is on the menu, but the awards still provide a nice recap of the biggest design news from around the country (and some from around the world).
Dec 12, 2014   Design Observer
Some people just can't find beauty any where in the world—even while visiting the world's most iconic buildings.
Nov 28, 2014   Citymetric
A cartoon by Streetsblog blogger John Greenfield imagines a fictitious rap battle in the style of the popular YouTube channel, "Epic Rap Battles from History"—except the rap battle is between two luminaries of the bike advocacy movement.
Nov 21, 2014   John Greenfield
You've probably heard the proclamation "The Next Brooklyn" more than once, from the New York Times of all things.
Nov 7, 2014   The Atlantic
Blog Post
It's the day before Halloween, and you still do not have a costume. Perhaps you were too busy caring for your children's or involved in your city's latest charrette session. Blog Post
Oct 30, 2014   By Maayan Dembo
Some cities have a reputation for rats, but all cities have them. Where does your major metropolitan center rank among the rattiest cities?
Oct 23, 2014   Urbanful