City dwellers love their homes but there are different types of love that shape how cities are viewed and how they work.
Cities can learn from past pandemics to see how communities and lifestyles are shaped by outbreaks.
Talk of moving people out of Japan's cities into rural areas is changing after the recent cyclone hit near Tokyo. Smarter, more connected cities may be a safer way to go.
The government has reportedly set aside 180,000 hectares of land for construction of a new capital in East Kalimantan.
Genetic analysis shows that urban rats prefer to stay near their relatives; however, some of them migrate. Knowing this could help with pest control efforts.
The Ministry of Environment and Forestry insists the air quality is still "moderate with no health effect". Other data show the city's air is filthy.
One of Uber's selling points is that a driver is always available to pick up a rider within minutes. But the drivers who make this possible aren't being compensated for the time they spend waiting.
With so few public washrooms in our cities, vulnerable people are forced to use café and restaurant washrooms. How do mostly minimum wage café and restaurant workers deal with this?
Urban planning should be long-term and visionary, but the public must have a say, too – that's where urban rooms come in.
We searched Instagram for city images people associated with happiness. And they consistently included similar features, such as water, nature and heritage buildings.
Urbanisation has been a well-established trend and for some countries will continue to be. But some others experience the opposite, resulting in underused and abandoned infrastructure.
New research released today by the Grattan Institute shows that income growth and unemployment rates are not obviously worse in regional areas.
Cities have always been more than a dense collection of people. They are labs of innovation, hotbeds of crime and inequality, architectural stunners, decaying ruins and everything in between.
Our cities are getting hotter. Luckily, as a built environment, we can actually do something about it.
There is a growing trend of designing modernised replicas of traditional buildings for entertainment and tourism. That’s no way to salvage positive lessons from building traditions.
The city, with its carnivalesque excesses, has long been a muse for artists. But Sydney's lockout laws infantilise its citizens and stifle activity.
Farms on Sydney's fringes supply 20% of the city's food. That could drop by more than half if urban sprawl isn't kept in check.
Garden cities are the best of town and country combined and could be part of the answer to the housing crisis.
Recent events show that you can't always stop an attack, even when you prepare for one.
David Cameron's call for an era of clean money has opened the door to a host of problems for the powerful as capitalism struggles into a new era.