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We speak to Phoenix's young and upcoming mayor and explore the (very) hot topic of pyrogeography.
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Our modern cities have ever-evolving needs. But sometimes putting a new spin on an old idea might just fit the bill, whether the aim is to tackle climate change or simply entertain.
Finding quality of life in Japan, Bogotá gets a metro and a suburb of Vancouver finally has a city centre.
Pondering where to pick up gifts for your loved ones this year? Let our editors guide you with their pick of the best shops, emporiums and design stores on the most inviting shopping streets around the globe.
When Milton Keynes – the UK’s biggest New Town – was built, it aspired to perfection. Nic Monisse stays the night.
Majestic Mas de Tanit rose up on the French Riviera in the 1970s and has been attracting glamorous – and global – holidaymakers and residents ever since. We find out who’s who.
From a cosy town in eastern France to easygoing Hiroshima, we’ve visited three compact cities with nature on their doorsteps that offer big business potential and quality of life.
Copenhagen’s mayor explains why even the best cities should focus on improving top-notch transport and Kobe bans high-rise residents in its urban core.
If you’re in charge of policing one of the safest cities in the world, pressure and pride go hand in hand.
What happens if all commutes are free? Or you make young people do national service? Or even pay people for doing nothing at all? We find out.
Tyler Brûlé on what attributes are necessary for a city to top our Quality of Life Survey.