December 31, 2009, 2pm PST
Britain is becoming increasingly privatized as urban regeneration projects put entire neighborhoods in the hands of developers. One project spans 34 of Liverpool's streets, putting public space in private control.
September 9, 2009, 7am PDT
Monopoly: City Streets melds the board game with Google Maps gives you the chance to buy the world's streets and develop your dream project on them (in competition with other players, of course.)
August 20, 2009, 11am PDT
Hank Dittmar of the Prince's Foundation for the Built Environment responds to recent accusations that Prince Charles has unduly influenced the planning process in the U.K.
August 18, 2009, 7am PDT
In a location near St. Paul's Cathedral, a new self-proclaimed "ultra-modernist" office and shopping complex is going up, despite the efforts of the Prince of Wales behind the scenes to squelch the project.
August 8, 2009, 11am PDT
Spaniards are quickly adapting to life with a high-speed rail network. Air travel between Barecelona and Madrid is down 46% because of it.
July 23, 2009, 2pm PDT
As the U.K. experiments with building environmentally-friendly "eco-towns", Peter Hetherington of The Guardian argues that they should also be greening up Britain's vast suburbs.
January 26, 2009, 9am PST
A new study in Britain makes the connection between blighted environments and poor school performance.
August 2, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>The 'Winglet' is a new, Segway-like vehicle in development by Toyota. The video shows the Winglet in action.</p>
July 13, 2008, 7am PDT
<p>Artist Anish Kapoor, creator of the famous "mirrored jellybean" in Chicago's Millennium Park, is creating a new series of massive sculptures for five depressed cities in Yorkshire. Backers hope the art will transform the region.</p>