From the green growth of Nairobi to the resurgence of Detroit.
Dive into stories from the places people live.
Cities are inching closer to their re-openings, but Earth Day will still take place mostly online. Here are some ways to effect change from your home.
Hostile architecture, or defensive urbanism, uses elements of the built environment to control behavior, but at what cost?
Chicago’s neighborhoods each have their own history, culture, and charm. Here are some of the city’s most interesting communities and their must-see spots.
Real estate developers are kicking cars to the curb and embracing people-centered design. Do these neighborhood developments offer a blueprint for more sustainable cities?
Find out what the experts say about the state of our energy systems and how we can make them more equitable, sustainable, resilient.
Bringing diverse uses and activities to communities, mixed-use developments have become increasingly popular throughout North America, but how can we build them in a way that is authentic to the neighborhood and avoid gentrification?
Mayors have been crucial leaders throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and are now tasked with the management and distribution of vaccines in their communities. We take a look at how they’ve stepped up and stood out.
There will always be resistance on the path to innovation. Find out what the experts say about how real estate development shapes the cities of today and tomorrow.
Last-mile logistics is the trickiest part of the supply chain to get right, but Collectiv Food and Bond are two innovators that have the process nailed.
Collectiv Food is on a mission to clean up the food supply chain. Find out how they’re raising the bar for sustainability and transparency while feeding the city.
From the tech trailblazer to the sustainability leader, America’s newest stadiums and arenas are setting a high bar for urban planning and the fan experience.
Join Blueprint and the Aspen Institute Energy & Environment Program for a conversation with expert urbanists on the rise of the 15-minute neighborhood.
The Aspen Institute’s Greg Gershuny tells us about what’s new in the fight against climate change and how cities are helping to make the difference.
Sounding the death knell for cities is a favorite past time during eras of crisis. But with crisis comes opportunity. The opportunity to reset, rebuild, and create complete communities.