The city often ranks among the top ten most unequal metro areas in the US, but since 2012, it has been building one of the most extensive – and equitable – networks of parks and greenways in the country.
Bigger parks are not necessarily better for public health, according to recent findings from Peak Urban. There's a strong case for focusing on smaller parks and gardens, especially those encouraging physical activity.
This young activist believes that historic preservation shouldn't get in the way of making cities safer.
Surbana Jurong has signed contracts to do city master plans in ten African countries. Why is the continent relying on outside firms to map its future?
Frustrated by the status quo, more and more young people are running for local government, where they believe they can effect progressive change.
Perhaps no UK city is better equipped to respond to its changing demographics than Manchester, where one third of the population will be 50 or older by 2040.
Distrustful of the government's pandemic response, residents took matters into their own hands.
Australia needs to build an extra 50,000 houses each year to meet demand. Current policy is making it awfully hard to do so.
In one of Italy's most chaotic cities, neighbourhoods have long turned to self-government when institutions fail to protect them.