London

As urban centers start making better sense for a digital economy, NIMBY policies might be worth re-examining. In addition to driving up the cost of housing, they may compound inefficiencies and slow down the economy.
Apr 12, 2015   The Economist
Architects at NBBJ in London have designed a building—two buildings rather—that work together to cancel out the shadows they cast.
Mar 28, 2015   Wired
Research suggests that transit subsidies produce minimal social value when combined with congestion pricing and dedicated bus lanes.
Mar 17, 2015   London School of Economics and Political Science - American Politics and Policy Blog
According to new research, London's congestion pricing program has improved traffic safety both in the cordoned city center and in the free adjacent areas. Although traffic is moving faster, fatalities have been reduced.
Mar 15, 2015   The Guardian
There is increased call for inclusion and diversity in architecture. This London exhibition profiles five female architects and urban designers at the forefront of their profession.
Mar 9, 2015   The Guardian Cities
Although London Mayor Boris Johnson's housing policies are mush less ambitious than his predecessor's, many parts of the city still lag well behind targets for affordable housing—even amidst an infamously cost-prohibitive real estate market.
Feb 16, 2015   Citymetric
The atlantalarry blog shares news of a study in the Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence journal that used gelocalized tweets to map out nightlife areas in Madrid, London, and Manhattan.
Jan 12, 2015   atlantalarry
The city of London has completed a long and remarkable comeback to the population level set as its standard back in 1939.
Jan 7, 2015   Citymetric
Oliver Wainwright pens a wishlist of urban policies for 2015—the list focuses on issues of housing and development.
Dec 30, 2014   Guardian Cities
The approval process is revealing more details about a garden bridge designed by Thomas Heatherwick in London—what has emerged is less a park than a tourist attraction.
Nov 20, 2014   The Guardian
A recent protest movement to reuse London’s Parliament Square as a space for political discourse has been met with oppressive policing.
Oct 29, 2014   Guardian