Can bookstores build community? Proponents in Milan of a recently passed law that regulates discounts and promotes literacy think so.
The city's outdated system of citizen advisory councils is under review. Here's what needs to change.
Even before Covid, small businesses were closing in many cities. Some communities are now debating whether to put limits on chain stores.
The Texas capital wants to show that it can build light rail while protecting nearby communities at risk of displacement.
France is experimenting with rent controls to better protect inhabitants and make its housing markets more sustainable.
Covid-19 has amplified the structural problems with these tiny apartments as daily life spills out into the street.
Programmes that match seniors with students increase the supply of affordable housing while decreasing both living costs and social isolation.
"Rewilding" places nature at the centre of urban development.