Utopias

What would you do if you could start a city from scratch? Claude Lewenz has dedicated his life to creating the perfect blueprint for a "VillageTown", combining the correct scale to create communities that care with a scale that makes economic sense for a fulfilling life. Managing Editor Tim Halbur talks with Lewenz about his vision (part 1 of 2). Exclusive
Nov 28, 2011  By Tim Halbur
This slideshow from <em>Treehugger</em> offers visions of the future of cities -- from decades ago and today.
Feb 7, 2009   Treehugger
A Chinese architecture team has proposed a futuristic star-shaped city of 15,000 that would visit cities around the world and change the stereotypes of Chinatowns.
Sep 15, 2008   Building
<p>Belgian architect Vincent Callebaut has designed a floating city with the noble goal of housing displaced peoples who's homelands have been destroyed.</p>
Jul 23, 2008   The Daily Mail
<p>A short video profile shows renewed interest in Arcosanti, the utopian community founded by architect Paolo Soleri. Could Soleri's 40 yr. old utopia be the wave of the sustainable future?</p>
Jul 3, 2008   NBC 12 News
<p>At the World Science Festival in New York, visions of future cities mix the usual Blade Runner-esque architecture with abundant greenery.</p>
May 30, 2008   By Tim Halbur
In the short story The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas, Ursula LeGuin depicts a utopia that is made possible by the transference of all misery to a child who is kept in a cellar. Opinion
May 14, 2007   By Lisa Feldstein