The History of Architectural Photography Told In 16 Stunning Images

While humankind has been documenting buildings in various ways since the beginning of civilization, architectural photography is a relatively new phenomenon. And it turns out that even the process of training the camera specifically on architecture has evolved—from using buildings as backdrops to making them the… » 10/08/14 9:20am 10/08/14 9:20am

A beautiful look at the U.S.-Mexico border, how American cities are turning into "play deserts," and where you'll find the real roots of the tech industry. Plus a pizza-funded religious community in Florida, a farm on Staten Island, and where rich dogs poop, all in this week's Urban Reads. » 4/07/14 7:00pm 4/07/14 7:00pm

You want urban reads? We got your urban reads right here. On this November day: Icelandic elves, Lou Reed, the lost & found art of walking, what "smart city" really means, and an adorable dancing traffic cop. » 11/04/13 2:40pm 11/04/13 2:40pm

Hey You, Let's Move Here

Best plan: A two-mast schooner to go live around the world. Second best plan: A house like Universe, in Roca Blanca, Mexico. And neoprene suits, surf boards, and diving gear. OK, and a two-mast schooner too. Come in and chill: » 11/29/09 3:57pm 11/29/09 3:57pm

Selgas Cano Capsule Office Looks Great in the Forest, Would Look Better…

Ever wonder what kind of office a cutting-edge architect actually works in? If you're employed at the Selgas Cano architectural firm near Madrid, it looks something like this. » 5/08/09 7:50am 5/08/09 7:50am