Why Elon Musk’s Tunnel System Can’t Solve Congestion in LA
You can’t solve traffic congestion by putting more cars on the road.
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.
Important Answers About the Future of 3D-Printed Architecture
Here’s what you need to know about architecture firm WATG’s latest roundtable discussion on the future of printable urban design.
Eternal Sunshine Could Come from Solar-Powered Palm Trees
The sun never sets under Drzach and Suchy's solar powered flora.
There Are Only Four Types of City in the World, Says Math
Physicists discover that Brooklyn has a touch of Brussels and that Buenos Aires is in a class all its own.
Public Green Space Is a Win for Mental Health
Can you even believe it?
Guerrilla Painters Are Fighting for Beirut's Public Spaces
Urban renewal started with filling up the bullet holes. With color.
The First Forested Skyscraper is Almost Here
Behold the vertical forest.
Are Tiny Robot Pod Cars the Future of City Driving?
The Hiriko, MIT's new urban robo-car, is just 100 inches long. Also, it basically transforms into a shopping car. Which means three of the little pod mobiles can fit in a single parking space, and that they'll prove ideal for slinking around city...