How an Old Industrial Ship Yard Created 7,000 New Jobs
Brooklyn Navy Yard President and CEO David Ehrenberg tells Motherboard how his non-profit reclaimed an industrial workspace and updated it for the 21st century.
Amsterdam Has a 'Night Mayor' and He's Not Here Just to Party
Motherboard sat down with Mirik Milan, the original Night Mayor, to discuss why a vibrant nightlife integral to a successful city.
Beijing Cyberpunk Artist Gives a Dazzling Look into a Posthuman Future
Major 'Ghost in the Shell' vibes abound in Howie Lee's new music video, "Four Seas 四海."
Fog Is Nature’s Filter in Stunning Nighttime Photos of San Francisco
Photographer Kyle Kim goes #NoFilter with 'The Foggy Night' photo series.
New Subcultures Surface in the Future-Dystopian Films of Liam Young
Love and freedom are explored in ‘New Romance,’ three new films by the speculative architect and filmmaker.
Brave New Britain? One Architecture Student Reimagined the UK's Spectacular Future
Detailed and humorous architectural illustrations imagine what this brave new capital might look like.
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Deb Socia Wants Your City's Internet to Not Suck
The executive director of Next Century Cities is leading a coalition to promote municipal broadband.
Postcards from the End of an American Era
History hits a wall at Michael St. John's 14th solo show in New York, 'These Days; Leaves of Grass,' at Andrea Rosen Gallery.
How Real Estate Trends and Zoning Bylaws Are Threatening Canadian Nightlife
From Vancouver to Halifax, we talk to city planning experts to find out the challenges facing clubs and venues.
It’s MTV Cribs, Except It’s Shot by Teens in the South Bronx Projects
'South Bronx Cribs' showcases the homes of people living in the projects—and lets them tell their own stories.
These Are the Hidden Buildings You Won't See in Amsterdam
Our architecture writer, Mark Minkjan, was sick in bed for a day and decided to search for hidden buildings and stories in Google Earth.
'Ghost' Photo Series Captures Energy in an Abandoned Building at Dawn
Photographer Laura Weyl and artist The Oracle visited an empty factory after a blizzard and exposed the magic within.