Nighttime is much more than a source of danger or an occasion to party – it’s a portal into a different world, with rhythms, challenges and lifestyles of its own.
One visionary modernist architect saw play spaces as crucial to the 20th-century city. But they have to be cared for in order to survive.
As states and nations struggle to regulate growing AI use, municipal authorities are often leading the way. An emerging paradigm known as AI Localism can help us better define the way forward.
Perhaps the most famous document of its type, Anne Frank’s diary is a version of the Holocaust without the actual horrors.
The need for social distancing sparked a cycling boom, cutting air pollution and boosting city dwellers’ mental and physical health. But when the pandemic ends, will it be back to life as usual?
Brexit has seen a sudden shift in euro-denominated trading across the English Channel.
The neighbourhoods of Paris, Barcelona and Amsterdam with densities 3-5 times those of Melbourne and Sydney offer an insight into how we could transform our cities for the better.
Social networks tend to encourage behaviour considered deviant by local populations.
Cities around the world are redeveloping their waterfronts to be accessible and resilient to the effects of climate change. Here’s where Sydney’s Darling Harbour went wrong and what we can do better.
Advertising as a life story – this clever campaign branded a Spanish beer with a sense of belonging.
The future of Sydney is under constant scrutiny. But before we consider creating a ‘third city’ in Sydney’s west, we should ensure we get the current infrastructure up to international standards.
In Europe’s refugee squats, dignified existence and political resistance go hand in hand.
Experiences of LGBT asylum seekers in Netherlands flies in the face of the much-vaunted Dutch reputation for tolerance.
Facing international competition to attract people, jobs and firms, cities are branding themselves. But to succeed they must identify key values and address the question of identity.
Cities are realising that having great nightlife is not just about entertainment – it also means a 24-hour economy.
Natural hair has become a political rallying point for women across the African diaspora. For these women, wearing natural hair is way to resist Eurocentric norms and “post-racial” political thought.
When municipal or state governments join forces with smaller creative communities to shape urban regeneration the results can be far-reaching.
The fears about the City don’t look overcooked – here’s why.
3D printing robots are to create a new bridge in Amsterdam - would you walk on it?