From plastic roads to design that keeps costs, here are the new developments promising to shake up the sometimes-frustrating world of infrastructure.
Tokyo took the top spot for the third time in a row in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Safe Cities Index 2019.
As major users of fossil fuels, large and small cities should be empowered by national governments to tackle emissions.
In 1906 San Francisco suffered one of the worst disasters on American soil - an earthquake whose epicentre was three km off the shore of the city. As a result of the quake, the city was a...
By adopting a variety mindset and building diverse teams, organizations can tackle challenges head-on, write the co-authors of Cracking Complexity: The Breakthrough Formula For Solving Ju...
With cities growing faster than ever before, it is more important than ever that they are a place that promotes healthy, happy people and community well-being. But what makes a city a pla...
Planting trees and bushes is a panacea for personal well-being in cities. But this wonder drug needs subjecting to clinical trials just like any other medicine.
Violence has shifted from the battlefield to the city, with significant implications for political and social orders, writes Achim Wennmann of IISS
When cars are no longer king, inner-city streets can help enhance community life and boost the health of residents.
Cities are stepping-up to confront many of the world’s biggest existential challenges – especially climate change. Here are six ways the world's cities are leading the way towards a more ...
Camp Fire in California resulted in $12 billion of insured losses - the most expensive disaster of 2018.
Metropolises are increasingly at the heart of a range of urgent global issues, from refugee migration to global warming.
The City of London has introduced new design rules to protect cyclists and pedestrians from windy microclimates created by tall buildings.
There's growing recognition in cities worldwide that music deserves the same attention and infrastructure as more traditional amenities.
A new survey shows many British children can no longer identify common plants and animals. This is how we can reconnect with nature.