Award-winning photographer Camilo Vergara recounts his memories of Detroit, a city that "has lost so much of the mystery and strangeness of its ruins" as to be almost unrecognizable.
The campus, a finalist for the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence, is one of several major public investments redefining the identity of Los Angeles as a clean tech leader and sustainable urban center.
The finalists for the Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence include an urban infill project for homeless women and children, a steel plant-turned-cultural center, and Chicago's much-lauded Riverwalk park.
The CoRE Urban Forum brought international experts and local actors together to catalyze change in this pivotal moment in the city's history.
The New Harlem East Merchants Association have plans to transform the dank space below the tracks of 125th Street and turn it into a catalyst for community health.
A study by the Design Trust for Public Space and the Department of Transportation suggests ways to reclaim 7,000 miles in U.S. cities for public use.
The Lost Spaces 2015 Ideas Competition asked designers to produce projects that would restore Calgary's forgotten or neglected urban spaces.
New urban initiatives promise to resolve Philadephia's Chinatown puzzle.
A recent design competition hosted by New York's Fashion Institute of Technology looked to a small North Carolina town for inspiration.
The recently-opened complex combines fashion, high culture, and a resourceful spirit to reinvent the shopping experience.
An exclusive look at the software giant's digital manufacturing facility created by Lundberg Design.
Architectural preservation is playing a key role in the city's renewal.
How one Houston neighborhood is betting on flea market trucks and other mobile venues to revitalize their community.
Why plans to remove a downtown highway in New Orleans's Treme neighborhood are easier said than done.
How Hamburg's first International Building Exhibition is changing the face of the city.
The architect's 27-year-long collaboration with Frederick and Laurie Samitaur Smith has transformed a once-derelict area into a thriving urban community.
Transforming industrial land along the Ohio River
Serving as an informal R&D lab, the firm’s street-front exhibition space helps them interact with the public and discover new paths to creativity.
Midtown section of the plan with building labels Freeways have sliced through the hearts of many communities, creating derelict wastelands that destroy neighborhoods and sever connections. Our cities have buried, covered, or dismantled the massive structures required for high-speed…
Facing steep population decline, Youngstown, Ohio, is repositioning itself.