As Mumbai recovers from the recent terrorist attacks, social worker Katia Savchuk reflects on how cities can be resilient to terrorism.
Is it possible to condense two weeks of soaring rhetoric by politicians into a single graphic? Let's find out. In my last post I covered free online tools for creating information graphics. Here is a look at another free online tool that can be used to easily create sophisticated visualizations and information graphics. Opinion
An introduction to free tools for creating interactive information graphics. As professionals shaping the built and natural environment, we have to process and communicate complicated concepts and data to peers and the public. We often use visuals such as maps, charts, graphs, and diagrams to illustrate a concept or explore data. Such visual representations are called information graphics or infographics. Opinion
Google announces walking directions feature for Google Maps.
When California declared a statewide drought, a couple decided to let their front lawn die.
The number of retirement communities is growing rapidly. Author Andrew D. Blechman warns about the social cost of age-segregation.
Satirist Stephen Colbert demands an explanation why the U.S. no longer has the world's tallest skyscrapers while construction is booming overseas.
The Economist reviews the state of America's crumbling civil infrastructure. With water, transit, bridge, and road systems failing, experts call for increased investment and careful planning.
Inventor, visionary, and architect Buckminster Fuller used design to tackle problems including homelessness and environmental degradation.
Architects are coming together to create innovative designs aimed at solving the world's tough humanitarian problems.