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Mecanoo-designed Manchester district completes

The canalside Kampus, comprising homes, shops and public spaces, includes both converted and new architecture

Cities
28.12.21

In Nice, a new neighbourhood covered in plants emerges

On the site of an old football stadium, the Le Ray neighbourhood includes homes, public spaces, a rooftop farm – and a dojo

Cities
20.12.21

‘Modernist Glade’ created in Milton Keynes by Hayatsu Architects and Tue Greenfort

The public space project celebrates mycelium and references the city's modernist origins

Cities
21.10.21

‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

The annual architectural prize has been awarded to Carlos Moreno's concept of local urbanism

Cities
12.10.21

London’s Design District opens on Greenwich Peninsula

Built as a home for the creative industries, this new commercial district hosts a diverse array of buildings from eight architects

Cities
15.09.21

Paris plans first ‘zero-carbon’ neighbourhood

The development at Porte de Montreuil – with designs from Tatiana Bilbao and Serie Architects – embraces the use of terracotta, hemp, raw earth and CLT

Cities
08.09.21

New book explores the cultural and social history of the London pub

Public House celebrates how pubs have contributed to the civic life and story of London

Cities
07.09.21

South Kensington installations propose greener London

In the run up to COP26, three architectural interventions show how to reclaim nature in the city

Cities
10.08.21

Social housing and the hopes of young Londoners: Ayo Akingbade’s A Glittering City

Two films by Akingbade, which explore change in London, are on show at the Whitechapel Gallery

Cities
19.05.21

Exploring the poetic mundanity of urban peripheries – in photographs

New book Double Orbit from photographer Grégoire Pujade-Lauraine captures the strange everyday of our built environment

Cities
18.03.21

New exhibition showcases cartoons of city life

Big City Life at Cartoonmuseum Basel displays diverse visions of urban experience – from disconnected city planning to overwhelming buildings

Cities
12.02.21

CEBRA adds a new neighbourhood to Aarhus in Denmark

Comprising a new cobbled street and 146 homes, the project aims to create a community-focused 'shared space'

Cities
29.12.20
Oslo

Oslo, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Budapest commit to clean construction

The four cities have pledged to halve emissions from all construction activities by 2030

Cities
24.11.20
Brighton from the air

Brighton gets new linear park from Untitled Practice

The landscape and architecture studio's redevelopment project has created a new 1.5km-long linked park system in the British seaside city

Cities
18.11.20

Vertical garden in Riga tests out impact of pollution on urban agriculture

Latvian architecture practice Annvil collaborates with scientists to analyse whether food grown in cities is affected by air pollution

Cities
12.10.20

Loophole city: how one index shapes Mumbai’s rampant development

The exploitation of the Floor Space Index (FSI) is a key factor in Mumbai's increasingly unequal, profit-hungry urbanisation

Cities
03.09.20
Every city needs an ending: the story of the green belt

Every city needs an ending: the story of the green belt

Cities
07.04.20

Hyper-gentrification in Berlin has transformed how the city functions

Cities
08.01.20

Can Public Practice shape how cities are built?

Cities
25.04.19

The best places to skateboard are part of the city, not the skatepark

Cities
17.01.19

ICON Minds: The Future of Cities

Cities
14.01.19

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Turning a Roman ruin into an underground art museum

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