Have you noticed the architectural trend in spicing up bland glass skyscrapers with forests of foliage? Tim de Chant strips away this veneer of extreme greenwashing by explaining why trees won't grow on a ledge 500 feet high.
Mar 28, 2013 Per Square Mile
Unprecedented urbanization calls for unprecedented planning, argues writer Tim De Chant. His proposal: a scientific model for responsive urban design.
Sep 1, 2012 Per Square Mile
Tim De Chant compares satellite images of neighborhoods from cities around the world to see if inequality is manifest in the patterns of the landscape. The differences are striking.
May 27, 2012 Per Square Mile
A new study looks at how growing up and living in cities can affect how people process stress.
Jul 2, 2011 Per Square Mile
<em>Per Square Mile</em> recount the history of Cahokia, a Mississipian settlement that was the biggest city in America from about 1250 to 1800.
Feb 11, 2011 Per Square Mile