An affordable housing ballot measure opposed by affordable housing advocates: welcome to the strange housing politics of San Francisco.
Jan 26, 2016 San Francisco Magazine
Neighborhoods like Cherry in the fast-growing city of Charlotte are faced with intense pressures in the real estate market. The city is scrambling to craft a plan that can leverage the city's assets to the benefit of the whole city.
Jan 25, 2016 Next City
The city of Detroit will review the presentations of seven finalists tasked with creating a new vision for the east riverfront—a part of Detroit poised for redevelopment momentum.
Jan 25, 2016 Detroit Free Press
The new record for skyscrapers built in a year brakes the record set by the previous year. The record is expected to be set again next year.
Jan 24, 2016 Dezeen
Detroit's most iconic building, the Renaissance Center, will soon get a major upgrade.
Jan 23, 2016 Detroit Free Press
Public food markets can be key centers of urban commerce and social life. Late last year, a brainstorming event in London considered how they might evolve to accommodate modern lifestyles and technologies.
Jan 22, 2016 Nesta
As a part of a competition sponsored by SpaceX, university students and independent engineering teams are building scale-model Hyperloop pods.
Jan 22, 2016 FutureStructure
These days, Big Data is the topic at hand, but Arup's Vincent Lee says data analysis can only go so far. He uses his work on the New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program to illustrate why a "human element" is crucial to finding solutions.
Jan 22, 2016 Doggerel
The unlikely alliance of a ballpark billionaire, tax watchdog, and environmentalists in San Diego circulate a planning ballot initiative that makes an all-too-familiar sacrifice: urban neighborhoods.
Jan 22, 2016 UrbDeZine
Cars and cyclists have issues at intersections. A new type of intersection design from the Netherlands offers improved protection to cyclists. The solution is based on the four islands near each corner of the intersection.
Jan 22, 2016 Huffpost Good News