Innovation, utopian visions, ethics, and profits have shaped the effects technology has on urban life. What has worked, what has failed, and what does it mean for the future?
The book, which raises tough questions about smart city tech and its impacts on urban communities, was awarded a $25,000 prize for the inaugural award.
With AI set to reshape the world, "Dream States" offers a timely and comprehensive analysis of the challenges and opportunities of smart city technology.
It's not your imagination. Chicago has experienced a unicorn explosion in recent years. What makes the area so appealing?
What does sustainable innovation look like? Photographer and filmmaker Luca Locatelli talks about his exhibition on the circular economy, the environment, and our future.
Pattis Family Foundation Global Cities Book Award nominee Edward Glaeser examines the gaps in health care, education, and governance laid bare by the pandemic.
Pattis Family Foundation Global Cities Book Award finalist, The Black Butterfly, uses the city of Baltimore to examine the policies, practices, and historical trauma that created hyper-segregation in today’s cities.
How did Paris, Chicago, and Beijing's rivers get so dirty, and what do their cleanup efforts have in common?
As part of our interview series with the shortlisted book award nominees, Raffaele Marchetti explores how cities are cities are shaping global affairs.
African cities are experiencing growing climate-related migration that has the opportunity to unlock their economic, social, and cultural development.