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Growing Communities Together | Patronicity

Patronicity brings together local citizens and sponsors to support great initiatives in their communities. Source: Growing Communities Together | Patronicity

The Shed Has Big Ambitions for New York City – CityLab

If The Shed remains committed to its lofty goals, Hudson Yards may soon provide real accessibility and a sorely needed sense of inclusion. Source: The...

The Future Of Farming

Picture your life 30 years from now. How are you getting around? Maybe instead of sitting in traffic for 30 minutes, you’ll use that...

This NYC Park Is Designed to Be Flooded

An East River park that will protect residents from storm surges while providing access to the waterfront received some key community feedback this week....

This Desert City Is Aiming For A Completely Sustainable, Zero-Waste Future

Scorching sun, little water, and endless sand: The desert doesn’t exactly bring to mind sustainability. But that’s just the idea behind creating Masdar City...

Montreal’s Iconic Subway Cars Becoming Creative Spaces

Old subway cars (need) never die. They could be your city’s next art gallery, cafe, public garden feature or meeting space.While some retired cars...

Why This Architect Wants To Build A City Covered In Plants And Trees

Strong evidence suggests that humans descended from tree-dwelling primates (as opposed to those of the knuckle-dragging, earthbound variety). Thanks to Italian architect Stefano Boeri,...

This Rainbow-lit Ice Skating Trail Is True Winter Magic

In a Canadian city where temperatures can dip to -35 degrees Celsius (-31 degrees Fahrenheit), officials and designers have come up with a creative way to...

Ellsworth Kelly, an Atheist, Has Built a Transcendent Church for Art in Texas

Ellsworth Kelly died in 2015, but his final work was unveiled only this past weekend. It is also likely the most ambitious work the American...

New York Architecture Firm Proposes Floating Housing Complex

eawalls and flood insurance are all well and good, but a New York architecture firm has designed a more ambitious (but probably less practical) solution for...

Reviving Columbus’s ‘Dancing C’s’

Columbus, Indiana, may be modest in size (46,850), but its commitment to modern design is hard to ignore. So when the city recently decided to...

Ernesto Neto Plans to Transform Zurich’s Busiest Train Station Into a Rainforest

The Brazilian artist Ernesto Neto is creating a spectacular installation that will bring the spirit of the Amazonian rainforest—and possibly some of its inhabitants—to Zurich’s...