We need to change how we imagine the cities of the future in order to respond to today's concerns.
Options include residential conversions, new independent shops, and demolition.
Dark skies have value. They are a profoundly wonderful yet highly threatened natural asset.
In Athens, Colombo and London, Chinese investment is transforming urban space.
Hull-office? Working from Stoke? How the pandemic could turn around decades of decline.
People told us about leaking roofs and guttering, and about how water coming into their housing had caused internal damage, damp and mould.
Valuing children's views could lead to better urban space for everyone.
Homes are now not only places to live, but also pensions, savings accounts and social care plans.
Between the 1950s and the present day, there has been a 65% reduction in allotment land in the UK.
School streets close roads to motor traffic when children arrive at and leave school.
Proposals for house building in England need to take local nuance and the impacts of COVID-19 into account.
Decades after the Good Friday Agreement, urban space in Belfast is still divided.
Our findings suggest critical shortcomings in how new homes and neighbourhoods are designed.
People in precarious employment are hit hardest by economic shocks.
Politicians are keen to talk up the benefits of parks and other outdoor spaces – but less eager to spend money on their upkeep.
People who buy property through shared ownership may become trapped by high costs and rising property values.
We monitored the progress of a modular housing project for people experiencing homelessness in Cambridge, UK.
Instead of repeated bailouts, permanent reform of public transport funding is needed.
A better way of evaluating these projects would be to look at their value and sustainability.
In recent fiction, cities are coming alive.