A special bootleg version of Volume magazine will be available at the opening of Urban China: Informal Cities, an exhibition that...
Modern Urban Retreat in South Minneapolis
In a South Minneapolis neighborhood of century-old housing stock, Julie Snow’s bold but elegant residential design fulfilled...
A Green City in China That Will Play a Major Role in Fighting Air Pollution
Liuzhou Forest City will be the first urban settlement in China that will be able to generate its own renewable energy, increase...
A Smart Layout Maximizes Space in This Compact Urban Beach Apartment in Barcelona
Though small in size, this cozy little renovated apartment for two in Barcelona’s beachside neighborhood of La Barceloneta has a...
3 New York City Residential Projects That Feature DIY Urban Gardens
DIY vegetable gardens are popping up in some of New York City’s hottest new residential projects.
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...
Big Design in Little China
In downtown Los Angeles, nonprofit worker turned design-savvy entrepreneur Willard Ford turned the historic Kim Sing Theatre into...
Mountain Dwellings Urban Development in Copenhagen
In Ørestad—Copenhagen’s tiny but buzzing new hub of urban development—a mountain rises from the flatlands.
It might have seemed like an oxymoron to Frank Lloyd Wright, but it’s a reality in this Boston photographer’s flat, designed to...
"I'm used to spending time on boats," says New York based architect and interior designer Page Goolrick, who has been sailing...
Ultimate Urban Loft for Sale
An Urban Lifestyle Oasis in Downtown...
In our 2008 sustainability issue, we featured the Boulder residence of Rob Pyatt and Heather Kahn-Pyatt.
One of the wonderful things about living in an unhinged time is that no one has any clue what's cool anymore.
Ori by Yves Béhar Is the New Robotic Furniture System Poised to Transform Urban Living
Developed with technology out of the MIT Media Lab and designed by Fuseproject, the mobile, modular furniture system is now...
This Modern Home in Singapore Is a Living Urban Jungle
Conceived as a three-dimensional landscape installation with spatial pockets floating within, this house in Singapore literally...
Affordable Housing for China
Over a million people have moved to Guangzhou in the past eight years, making the city's population nearly ten million today.
Hong Kong, China
Hong Kong’s architectural development can be traced through time by viewing it panoramically from the city’s stratospheric...
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...
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...