urban design

Technology GPS Service 'Hacks' Traffic Lights For Slower Pedestrians

An app called Crosswalk communicates with traffic lights to give pedestrians more time

Design How Autonomous Vehicles Could Change The Design of Cities

Architecture and urban design firm FXFOWLE imagines a future where city streets will become public spaces

Design Dutch City Uses Sidewalk LEDs To Improve Pedestrian Safety

With people always on their phones, this Dutch city thought of a way to help them cross the road safely and surely whether at day or night

Automotive Create Your Own Commute With This NYC Transit System Game

Brand New Subway allows players to create their dream route and improve the New York City transportation system

Design Shirts And Totes Printed Directly From Manhole Covers

German creative collective uses the urban landscape to create unique accessories and clothing

Technology Pushing People to Better Learn Their City [PSFK 2016]

Before Uber talks reinventing cities at PSFK 2016, see how CityID improved wayfinding in NYC

Luxury Mobile Artist Residence Will Traverse England Over the Next Two Years

The Observatory sits on rotating bases, allowing artists to frame the surrounding landscape from different viewpoints

Home Revamped Street Lights Enhance the Cityscape More Naturally

Is this tough streetlamp the Hue bulb of the urban outdoors?

Design Detroit Transforms Its Abandoned Homes Into Colorful Bus Stops

Local artists use old doors for good in this urban revitalization effort.

Design How Parking Lot Design Can Revitalize Blighted Suburban Areas [Pics]

These four new designs take Long Island's parking lots to task.

Technology Urban Planning Tool Empowers Locals To Improve Their City's Walkability [Video]

New app that lets you crop buildings, plant flowers, and erase highways in real-time.

Design NYC Squares Redesigned As Storm-Protecting Islands [Pics]

Global design firm Gensler has developed the Town Square Initiative: New York, which takes advantage of the city's urban spaces.

Work Skate Park Ramps Also Prevents Flooding

Concrete structures in Denmark combine recreation with functionality to protect people from natural disasters.

Advertising How Derelict Revival Catalyzes Natural Evolution [My Ideal City]

PSFK chats Eoin Billings and Duncan Jackson, founders of Billings Jackson Design, about how derelict revival is positively impacting urban development.