World

Good news for the United States is found in a recent series of maps by NASA. Air pollution has significantly improved around the country.
2 days ago   The Washington Post
Although the cities of the Roman Empire are typically regarded for their focus on health and hygiene, they may have struggled to manage many poor sanitation parasites.
4 days ago   Next City
The video game INFRA trades your typical Russian ultra-nationalists and Nazi zombies for a city on the verge of ruin. The protagonist, an engineer, is tasked with the seemingly mundane tasks that will bring the place back to life.
5 days ago   CityLab
Duncan McLaren and Julian Agyeman launch a withering critique of the sharing economy as we know it, and envision "sharing cities" built around technologies that put community before commerce.
5 days ago   The Boston Globe
A post on Ars Technica digs into the complicated world of pedestrian modeling and identifies a culprit in the problems with existing models: indecisive people.
Jan 28, 2016   Ars Technica
When charrettes and public design workshops reach their most inclusive and transparent forms, do they become social innovation labs? Hazel Borys thinks so.
Jan 27, 2016   PlaceShakers
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
A revolution is happening in the automotive industry. Self-driving cars, electric vehicles, and car sharing programs are disrupting the traditional car manufacturer's industry. Could personalized, 3D printed cars, be the next trend?
Jan 20, 2016   Cities of the Future
At the UN’s Habitat III conference taking place this fall in Quito, Ecuador, the role of cities in addressing the movement of migrants will be a primary topic of discussion.
Jan 19, 2016   Citiscope
The trip planning app Moovit this week announced a big upgrade, bringing together bikeshare info from cities around the world into one place.
Jan 17, 2016   Geektime
With the historic climate agreement reached in Paris at COP21, what implications will it have on the architecture, engineering and design industries? Doggerel spoke to U.S. Green Building Council Chair-elect Fiona Cousins for her perspective.
Jan 15, 2016   Doggerel