Grinding for Nottingham.
It was once seen as a public menace – now, skateboarding is a global sport that empowers young people to improve their cities.
Fluorescence microscopy image of the newly formed blood vessels after injection of our seaweed-derived hydrogel in a muscle. In green are the blood vessels and in blue the cell nuclei.
Aurelien Forget, Roberto Gianni-Barrera, Andrea Banfi and Prasad Shastri
Small wounds can usually heal by themselves, but larger wounds can be a problem. With a little help from a seaweed we can help the body regenerate new blood vessels.
London lucks out.
The current system favours London and the south east of England – and previous regeneration campaigns have failed to make much of a difference.
What happens in Bristol could set an important precedent for councils to step up and defend their local community's interests.
The Great Exhibition of the North is putting paid to tired stereotypes of the region – but now, the North itself is becoming divided.
Judge acknowledges attack on rough sleeper's home, after he and his belongings were urinated on by a drunk passer-by.
Amazon’s original headquarters in Seattle.
There are 20 US cities bidding to host Amazon's HQ2 – but the winner will have its work cut out to make the most of the prize.
Only the national government can solve the housing crisis – but local authorities can make a big difference in their communities.
A community-led development has been officially declared the UK’s best new building.
As fire tore through Grenfell Tower, I witnessed the complete and terrible destruction of 120 homes just like the one I grew up in.
By following these three lessons, Homs can re-emerge from the Syrian conflict an even greater city than before.
Bringing a broader, more diverse nightlife to cities will be key to ensuring they thrive in the 21st century.
This playful form of rebellion is empowering people all over the world to move freely around their cities.
The likes of Sheffield, Bilbao and Leipzig have staged a spectacular comeback.
The modern emphasis on sanitation has a role in our shrinking microbial populations.
Human activities have altered whole ecosystems with declines in species diversity, extinctions and the introduction of weeds and pests. But it's not just the outside world we're harming.
Divine intervention? The Adonis review offers some lessons.
An economic recovery has emerged in the UK that is unbalanced in social, geographical and sectoral terms. Whether or not decentralisation can improve this might well come down to simple questions of trust…
London’s Olympic Park, once one of Europe’s largest and most contaminated brownfield site.
The city of Famagusta in Cyprus lies empty, as it has since the 1974 invasion that divided the island into north and south. The city its former inhabitants left behind is now a ghost town, streets overgrown…
Transitional architecture such as The Arcades Project is just one of many adaptive creative projects in Christchurch.
February 22 is the third anniversary of the powerful earthquake that killed 185 people and radically altered the New Zealand city of Christchurch. The city centre is flattened and empty, with thousands…
Woodlands in the Australian subtropics could quickly become havens for native lizards if cleared areas are left to regrow…
Public or private?
Ken Livingstone and Boris Johnson, London’s two elected mayors, may have their differences but both have pursued a strongly market-driven, growth-centric agenda in the capital. Boris’ second term in particular…