Gizmodo

Inspired by the ciclovías of Bogotá, Colombia, open street events are growing in popularity around the world. Here’s a survey of nine events from around the world that close streets to cars and open them up to humans.
Apr 10, 2014   Gizmodo
In the Netherlands, a radical idea is being tested: Self-contained "villages" where people with dementia shop, cook, and live together—safely.
Mar 1, 2014   Gizmodo
During the nightly blackouts designed to protect London from aerial attack during World War II, authorities used white paint as a cheap tool for making the city navigable in the darkness. Could London offer lessons for building resilient cities?
Jan 7, 2014   Gizmodo
People-powered street design is getting a major boost with the help of two new tools that make it easy to reimagine unsatisfactory streetscapes.
Oct 17, 2013   Gizmodo
A conference hosted by TED last week in New York continued the conversation the organization started last year with the awarding of its 2012 prize to The City 2.0. Alissa Walker looks at some of the most promising visions for the future of cities.
Sep 29, 2013   Gizmodo
Though Park(ing) day organizers stopped tracking numbers last year, it's safe to say that dozens of cities will be turning their parking spaces into public spaces today. But for Alissa Walker, participants could better spend their time and energy.
Sep 20, 2013   Gizmodo
From an underwater laboratory located in the U.S. Virgin Islands to a research station built on a 10,500-foot high ice plateau in Antarctica, Gizmodo has assembled the "20 loneliest outposts at the end of the world."
Feb 11, 2013   Gizmodo
Chinese developers recently completed their controversial replication of the Austrian village of Hallstatt, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, reports Molly Oswaks.
Jun 7, 2012   Gizmodo
Chinese search engine company Baidu has developed an alternative to Google's (banned in China) 3D view.
Mar 4, 2011   Gizmodo
<p>Royal Caribbean is building the world's largest cruise ship, which will be a city in its own right with seven different neighborhoods and a central public space/urban park.</p>
Jun 22, 2008   Gizmodo