The energy costs of big houses on big lots overshadow the benefits of energy efficiency.
Nov 23, 2015   CityLab
Berlin's Senate has approved a sweeping reform of the city's housing policy, limiting rents on close to 400,000 public housing units to no more than 30 percent of a household income.
Nov 16, 2015   CityLab
A new study confirms much of what we already suspect about the choices people make about where to live, but with a far-reaching, scientific approach.
Nov 12, 2015   CityLab
With a growing reputation for heavy local pollution, the city of Madrid will impose reduced speed limits and driving restrictions in its central core. On bad days, transit will be free to ride.
Nov 12, 2015   CityLab
A retailer in Liverpool has installed a new 'fast track' pedestrian lane outside its store to separate the slow from the hurried.
Nov 6, 2015   CityLab
Much has been made of New York's current boom in high-rise construction. A new interactive feature by the Council of Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat allows for some historic perspective on the city's penchant for building skyward.
Nov 3, 2015   CityLab
The editors at CityLab got creative in conjuring up some urbanism-themed costume ideas. They'll even help you decide which works for you.
Oct 31, 2015   CityLab
The online customer review platform Yelp and the New York public transit system: A match made in heaven?
Oct 30, 2015   CityLab
The process of building tactile models of neighborhoods as tools for planning outreach just got an upgrade with a high-tech, interactive Lego model built for the Boston area.
Oct 19, 2015   CityLab
Hilla Becher passed away earlier this month at the age of 81, leaving behind an influential legacy on the art and practice of architectural photography.
Oct 16, 2015   CityLab
Analysis of Census data shows that, while still small in number, more Americans are taking to two-wheels as part of their daily commute.
Oct 11, 2015   CityLab