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
With London's proposed SkyCycle and Copenhagen's successful Cykelslangen, are elevated cycletracks a viable transportation solution?
Sep 4, 2014 ASLA The Dirt
In the midst of a building boom and expecting another 1.4 million residents to live in the city by 2031, London is embroiled in a debate about how it should meet housing demands.
Aug 30, 2014 New York Times
Following a close call on his bike, a writer questions the perverted logic of safety campaign slogans that share, equally, the onus for traffic safety between cars and bikes.
Aug 7, 2014 The Invisible Visible Man
In response to a recent polemic by Witold Rybczynski against the global proliferation of iconic but disconnected projects by starchitects, the New York Times hosts a debate that addresses the question: Are superstar architects ruining city skylines?
Jul 30, 2014 New York Times