9:27 AM

Richard Meier and Partners just unveiled plans for a 40-story mixed-use tower that will become one of Mexico City's tallest buildings. The luxury development will be a rare tower project for the architect—now 80—whom The New York Times reported was turning his focus back home, to New Jersey, just last week. [Archinect]

3:40 PM

An emerging maker culture building Cincinnati, a "Green Line" making a Mexican city healthier, and a car-free festival changing L.A.—all that, plus preserving post offices in an age of email and three plans to save San Francisco from a housing crisis, in this week's Urban Reads.