Retail shopping in Hong Kong is a diverse experience of density, hidden storefronts and extreme visual stimulation, as this tour of the city's shopping areas shows.
May 16, 2011 Metropolis
The recovery of New Orleans is happening in many small ways. One of them is the work of community groups to rebuild and re-inhabit damaged homes.
May 15, 2011 NRDC Switchboard
A new study looking at neighborhood satisfaction finds that people living in the suburbs are less satisfied than urban dwellers.
May 13, 2011 Men's Health
Small neighborhood developments of cottages with low square footage known as "pocket neighborhoods" are catching on, especially with empty nesters looking to downsize.
Apr 2, 2011 USA Today
Jay Walljasper reviews Pocket Neighborhoods: Creating a Small-Scale Community in a Large-Scale World by architect Ross Chapin. Chapin says groupings of four to twelve households make the best communities.
Mar 29, 2011 Shareable
Neighbors across the country are clashing over whether or not to build sidewalks in their neighborhoods.
Mar 10, 2011 The Wall Street Journal
The Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust's mission is to bring parks and gardens to underserved communities in Los Angeles, where problems of obesity are bad enough that the city recently banned new fast food operations.
Feb 12, 2011 The Planning Report
Seattle has the political momentum behind sustainable urbanism, but it doesn't seem to have a physical neighborhood example of how sustainable urbanism can work, according to this article.
Jan 30, 2011 Sustainable Industries
China is building millions of housing units. But is the country building neighborhoods?
Jan 9, 2011 The Wall Street Journal
New neighborhood-level data from the walkability rating website Walk Score has broadened the view of what it means to live in a walkable city. Exclusive
Dec 6, 2010 By