Scotland's new deprivation figures confirm a wider trend towards suburbanising poverty.
Hangzhou is hosting the G20 summit and China is anxious to present a positive picture of the country to the world, but the official attitude to non-compliant citizens isn't helping.
New research finds almost a million Australians are living in poor or very poor-quality housing, with more than 100,000 in dwellings regarded as very poor or derelict.
Emerging research challenges the idea that sustainable housing is unaffordable. It shows sustainability and good design can be affordable when analyses include social, health and wellbeing benefits.
A candid assessment of the impact of the games, from an academic on the ground.
Seagulls in flight are a nuisance no more.
Eye-tracking technology helps us understand how people interact with their environment. This can improve policy and design, but can also be a tool for surveillance and control.
Non-stop public transport might suit the 24-hour party people, but it could have rougher consequences for others.
Cities seeking to attract creative industries have relied heavily on the cluster concept. New research suggests a technology-driven transformation of how the sector works calls for a new approach.
Looking back on the legacy of London 2012, it's clear the local artistic community has lost out.
A group of activists is seeking to build a special community as an alternative response to the so-called migration crisis.
Landlords and property agents often apply 'no pets' rules even though many households see them as part of the family. Their difficulty in finding rental housing then becomes a source of great stress.
Imagine cities competed to eliminate hunger, poverty, unemployment, crime and greenhouse emissions, and to offer housing and transport for all. Don't scoff – urban planning was once an Olympic event.
New technologies do not exist in a vacuum. To succeed, new transport technology needs to match the ways we want to move around cities and be accommodated by laws and regulations.
Worldwide real estate makes up 60% of the value of all global assets. But it's being concentrated into the hands of a wealthy few.
Might we enjoy our homes more if their rooms were characterised by their sense of loftiness or intimacy or cheerfulness or melancholy rather than lifeless labels such as 'media room' or 'home office'?
Will Brazil's troubles in preparing for the Rio Games change the global narrative of the value of hosting the Olympics?
Some are sceptical about the sport's involvement in the Olympics – but skateboarding has long proven capable of coping with corporate interest.
Reliable data about the homeless population is vital when developing policy, allocating funding and developing services for vulnerable people. But first the census needs to find them.
This playful form of rebellion is empowering people all over the world to move freely around their cities.