International Herald Tribune

Taking a hint from heightened interest in Brazil's <em>favelas</em>, a German developer plans to build 10 villas in a Rio de Janeiro slum, which he'll market as the new tourist hotspot.
Mar 18, 2009   International Herald Tribune
Half a year after the area erupted in violence, the South Ossetia region of Georgia is struggling to rebuild.
Mar 10, 2009   International Herald Tribune
Buildings and homes built as a product of the Works Progress Administration of the 1930s are being torn down at a rate that some find unsettling.
Feb 11, 2009   International Herald Tribune
Plans to construct a replica of a German palace in Berlin are being met with confusion and derision. It's a project that many critics say has no point.
Jan 5, 2009   International Herald Tribune
A proposed New Orleans hospital will have to be built on top of an historic neighborhood that some residents feel that they have just regained. Those in favor of the project insist that the selection of that site was necessary.
Dec 1, 2008   International Herald Tribune
After noise complaints by residents nearby, any exercise that takes place on a grassy traffic median in Santa Monica that can qualify as "congregating" has been banned.
Nov 26, 2008   International Herald Tribune
A surge in streetcar system construction in the United States is benefitting a number of tram builders like Siemens of Germany and Skoda of the Czech Republic.
Nov 11, 2008   International Herald Tribune
Stimulus packages are nothing more than an "economic sugar rush", according to columnist David Brooks. He argues that the country needs to create a larger-scale transportation-based infrastructure project to really bail out the economy.
Nov 3, 2008   International Herald Tribune
The American trend of "fractional ownership", a real estate concept in which a number of investors own fractions of vacation homes, has moved to Europe.
Aug 14, 2008   International Herald Tribune
<p>Urban farms in Cuba have proven successful at feeding the country and providing hundreds of thousands of jobs.</p>
Jun 12, 2008   International Herald Tribune
<p>GPS from cellphones is enabling exciting research into human behavior, but European studies show that our behavior is rarely exciting.</p>
Jun 7, 2008   International Herald Tribune