Chickens in the city: America’s urban farming innovations

In America, several key innovations are making urban farming a sustainable method of food production. Rooftops, window sills and... Read More

Junkyard cars recycled into working bicycles

Watch the above video about a bicycle that is manufactured from a variety of junkyard car parts. The frame is welded together from... Read More

Urban Planet: Can bike-share programs overcome the helmet hurdle?

Bike-share programs have really been taking off in North America over the past few years, but not in municipalities with strict helmet... Read More

Urban Planet: New York street artists team up with ballet company

Street artists Patrick McNeil and Patrick Miller have been putting up public art – often colourful urban themed collages –... Read More

Urban Planet: ‘Brussels Express’ documents difficulites of bike couriers in a world built for cars

Watch this documentary about what it is like for a group of bike couriers – who literally started from scratch – in one of... Read More

Urban Planet: New York rolls out wayfinding signs

New York City’s transportation commission has installed maps across the city to promote businesses and pedestrian activity... Read More

Urban Planet: NASA-NOAA cities at night

Check out these stunning space visuals of sprawling city lights etching their way across the earth. Scientists from NASA and NOAA are... Read More

Urban Planet: Living green in Tokyo

Japan might not be first country that comes to mind when we think about ground breaking environmental living, but that’s... Read More

Urban Planet: The agricultural cliff

While the fiscal cliff is dominating news in the States, there is a growing concern about the agricultural cliff. Farmers are growing... Read More

Urban Planet: Cloud architecture hits Seoul Korea

Known as The Cloud, these two hi-rise residential buildings are joined in the middle by a ten stories of apartments and spanning... Read More