This collection of city profiles looks at cities around the world that are making major improvements to the way they handle and provide water.
Mar 24, 2011 National Geographic
The experience of rebuilding a streetcar line in New Orleans and the subsequent neighborhood growth that followed offers lessons to other cities considering streetcar plans, according to this piece from <em>Architect Magazine</em>.
Mar 24, 2011 Architect
An aerial gondola system will be built over the Thames River in London ahead of the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Mar 23, 2011 The Architect's Journal
Despite efforts to stop them, floods hammered the U.S. in the early 20th century. A now abandoned model of the Mississippi river, its tributaries and surrounding lands was built to better understand how to combat those floods.
Mar 23, 2011 Places
The recent adoption of a citywide bicycle plan in Los Angeles could bring about broad changes to the city's physical environment.
Mar 22, 2011 The Architect's Newspaper
Officials in Hamburg, Germany are considering a plan to build an aerial tram connecting two of the city's popular neighborhoods.
Mar 22, 2011 Der Spiegel
A few weeks ago, the Economist Intelligence Unit (the business side of Economist magazine) released its annual global Livable Cities rankings. Opinion
Mar 21, 2011 By
Florida isn't getting high speed rail, but it will soon have a deeper port that's able to accept more shipments.
Mar 20, 2011 Transportation Nation
Are parks landscapes or infrastructures -- or can they be both? This question is broached in this wide-reaching interview on the role of parks in cities with landscape architect Gerdo Aquino.
Mar 18, 2011 Archinect
As it prepares to host the 2014 Winter Olympics, the Russian resort city of Sochi has transformed from a "blank slate" into the "world's biggest construction site".
Mar 18, 2011 Business Insider