Cities

Design Advocates: 5 People Making American Cities Better for All

American cities are in the midst of an urban renaissance, pursuing design, sustainability, and social good. Here are five people helping architects and designers to make our cities better.

American cities are in the midst of an urban renaissance, pursuing design, sustainability, and social good. Here are five people helping architects and designers to make our cities better.

Life in the Dying Urban Village: A Photographic Journey into Baishizhou

Less than forty years ago, Shenzhen was a small trading town of fewer than thirty thousand people. You can still find traces of its past in the twisted alleyways and crowded courtyards of Baishizhou.

Less than forty years ago, Shenzhen was a small trading town of fewer than thirty thousand people. You can still find traces of its past in the twisted alleyways and crowded courtyards of Baishizhou.

How England’s Brutalist Buildings Are Getting Second Lives

While many Brutalist buildings may have outlived the purposes they were originally intended for, their generosity of space and solidity of construction can make them perfect for adapting to residential use.

While many Brutalist buildings may have outlived the purposes they were originally intended for, their generosity of space and solidity of construction can make them perfect for adapting to residential use.