Urban Vessel
"I'm used to spending time on boats," says New York based architect and interior designer Page Goolrick, who has been sailing...
Urban China
A special bootleg version of Volume magazine will be available at the opening of Urban China: Informal Cities, an exhibition that...
Ultimate Urban Loft for Sale
An Urban Lifestyle Oasis in Downtown...
The New Urbanism Movement
Manifestos: Jane Jacobs, The Death and Life of Great American Cities (1961), Congress for the New Urbanism, “Charter of the New...
Green Urban Housing in Philadelphia
By keeping the budget strict, the insulation tight, and its values clear, Philadelphia’s Postgreen Homes shows a little brotherly...
72 Hour Urban Action
The other week I attended a gathering at REBAR in San Francisco, in honor of Israeli architects Kerem Halbrecht and Gilly...
What You Need to Know About Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian Homes
You’ve heard the term thrown around, but what does it actually mean, and where in the world is...
Tokyo!'s Urban Anxiety
The new movie Tokyo!—a triptych of short films directed by Michel Gondry, Leos Carax and Bong Joon-Ho—presents three increasingly...
Obama as an Experiment in Urban Form
President Obama is an urban president.
Alexander Girard at Urban Outfitters
Alexander Girard has certainly been spreading the love lately.
Havana: World Capital of Urban Farming?
The Buena Vista Growers Club: the new book Farming Cuba explores Cuban's urban farming movement.
Obama's Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
Back in December, when news first emerged about the appointment of Shaun Donovan to the Obama administration as Secretary for...
A Brief History of the Birth of Urban Planning
At America's first urban planning conference, held in New York in 1898, a British planner asked whether he and his colleagues...
Urban Renewal
A Copenhagen family trades the suburbs for a quaint town house steeped in tradition.
A Rooftop Garden Completes This Urban Pastoral Home
Building on the site of a former one-car garage, an architect creates his family’s home in an evolving, industrial neighborhood...
Some Urban-Friendly Gear from Topo Designs
Topo Designs knows how to create gear for the design-conscious outdoor crowd...
Friday Finds 8.12.11
We present to you our weekly roundup of all things interesting, exciting, and design-related that we discovered on the web.
The Evolution of an Urban Wasteland: Socrates Sculpture Park at 30
Hosting artistic explorations for the past three decades, New York City's Socrates Sculpture Park has simultaneously become a...
These 3 Co-Living Companies Are Transforming Urban Living
With co-living, the living's easy—you don’t have to worry about cleaning or running out of toilet paper, as it's all taken care...
A Pritzker Laureate Designs Urban Housing—for Free
Alejandro Aravena's vision for tackling the housing crisis.