Fast Company chooses Houston as its 2011 City of the Year, citing its sense of opportunity and general affordability as the major reasons for its selection.
May 18, 2011 Fast Company
D.C.'s Office of Planning is launching a pilot program to do just that.
May 6, 2011 Fast Company
When one thinks of prefab, its usually a lowslung modernist building sitting by itself on a lot. A group of designers and engineers are debuting a plan for multi-story prefabricated buildings.
Apr 20, 2011 Fast Company
Architecture prof. Ron Rael redesigns the U.S./Mexico border to encourage interesting interactions rather than just exclusion.
Mar 31, 2011 Fast Company
This series of graphics shows which states do the most for bicycle commuters, and which states have the most bicycle commuters.
Mar 30, 2011 Fast Company
Landscape architect and designer Ken Smith talks about some things that inspire him, such as William H. Whyte's classic book The Social Life of Small Urban Spaces.
Mar 26, 2011 Fast Company
For over a decade, the City of New York has disposed of thousands of old subway cars by tossing them into the Atlantic Ocean. The "Artificial Reefs Program," as it is known, is considered by the city as an environmentally friendly method of disposal.
Mar 8, 2011 Fast Company
A new conference that debuted in San Francisco this week is devoted to creating smarter, greener, and more prosperous cities for the future.
Feb 25, 2011 Fast Company
Frustrated by inadequate public transportation and environmental degradation caused by traffic congestion in the city, a Mumbai MBA student attempts to introduce bike-sharing to this mega-city.
Feb 23, 2011 Fast Company
Scientists are developing modular robots that can move themselves around the room and pull themselves into chairs, beds, desks, or whatever piece of furniture you need at the time.
Feb 20, 2011 Fast Company