To create more resilient, equitable urban spaces, all voices have to be at the table. An urban designer argues that planning for a future we can't yet see can help us get there.
Planning and zoning
France is experimenting with rent controls to better protect inhabitants and make its housing markets more sustainable.
Much depends on control of the Senate, but the administration may have a few tools of its own to encourage cities to change their land-use rules.
A group of housing advocates are hoping a new referendum will transfer ownership of a quarter of a million apartments to the people.
Both the city and the greater metro region are taking a comprehensive approach, combining new parks and urban greenery initiatives with big investments in alternative transportation.
"Rewilding" places nature at the centre of urban development.
Developers of projects throughout the city have clashed with neighbourhood activists who fear that rezoning will exacerbate gentrification trends already under way.
This car-centric assessment of roads and mass transit fails to consider the wide range of needs that people and cities have regarding transportation networks.
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?