Miles, and miles, of roads laid out - but no houses.
Hans Stimmann, retiring as Berlin’s building director, leaves a visual legacy as controversial as it is lasting.
Originally saved in Times File on Oct 20, 2006
Astana, Kazakhstan's new capital, springs from the ambition to create not only a national capital but also a national identity shaped almost exclusively by a single man: the country’s president Nursultan A. Nazarbayev.
Originally saved in Times File on Oct 13, 2006
Clashes are unfolding between residents of older, low-density neighborhoods and alliances of planners, politicians and real estate companies that see those neighborhoods as prime locations for higher-density mixed-use projects.
Originally saved in Times File on Aug 11, 2006
The percentage of middle-income neighborhoods in metropolitan areas like Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington has dropped since 1970, according to a recent Brookings Institution report.
Originally saved in Times File on Jul 24, 2006
A fierce competition has broken out among Europe's leading cities for a new, creative class of urban professionals. SPIEGEL tells you where they are heading.