urban

The Burnout and Escapism Issue

Our Cities Are Designed for Loneliness

Our built environment is not working in our favor. Urban planners want to change that.
Ankita Rao
12.13.18
VICE Magazine

Claustrophobic Photos of Urban Existence

Photographer Christian Delfino Captures our Hive-like World
Christian Delfino
9.5.17
psa

Tell Us What You Want the Future of Your City to Look Like

Motherboard is partnering with Smart Cities NYC 17 to cover the people shaping our urban environments of today and tomorrow.
Carl Franzen
4.27.17
monday insta illustrator

Ian Ferguson Re-Imagines Brooklyn as a Gothic Fairy Tale

Intricate black-and-white prints depict line-drawn people in opposing settings.
Beckett Mufson
3.27.17
Film

Brooding Short Film Documents the Beauty of Abandoned London

'Fading' unveils the overlooked and neglected corners of a thriving metropolis.
Anna Marks
3.6.17
50 states of art

Long-Exposure Photos Capture Light Art with Drones in New Mexico | #50StatesofArt

Lee Montgomery paints the night sky using LED-enhanced, remote controlled aircraft.
Anna Marks
2.1.17
Art

Star Wars Enters Real Life in This Photo Series

A galaxy far, far away peeks through Earthling skyscrapers and alleyways in Thomas Dagg's photo series, 'Star Wars.'
Beckett Mufson
12.24.16
Art

Futuristic Landscapes Get a Retro Look, Thanks to Pixel Art

Russian artist Waneella takes you to the new megalopolis.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
12.12.16
Art

Breathtaking Aerial Photographs Capture London’s Kaleidoscopic Landscape

These aerial photographs reveal the English capital's kooky architectural past.
Anna Marks
12.2.16
Art

See New York and LA Through the Eyes of Lloyd Ziff | Liberal Arts

The photographer and friend to Robert Mapplethorpe and Patti Smith publishes a black-and-white photo retrospective.
Nathaniel Ainley
9.27.16
Canada

Don’t Plant Trees, Say Calgary Residents Who Fear Criminals Will Hide in Them

There’s actually a long history of protesting tree-planting because of crime.
Kate Lunau
9.8.16
Film

Poetic Short Film 'Gravity's Law' Is a Surreal Take on Falling Down

Rainer Maria Rilke's poem, "Gravity's Law," inspired filmmaker Matt McDermott to take a closer look at what modern life is missing.
Francesca Capossela
8.1.16
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