As it tries to marshal bipartisan support for lifting barriers to housing, the Biden administration should consider a permanent office devoted to overcoming exclusionary zoning.
The preservation campaign stalled for years over difficulties in documenting Underground Railroad ties that were clandestine by design.
To tackle barriers to capital for Black businesses, an Oakland project is trying a new strategy: Monthly cash payments, no strings attached.
If Joe Biden hopes to enact an ambitious recovery agenda modeled on the New Deal, he must confront its racist legacy.
Could the architecture of Kyoto’s historic machiya townhouses offer modern lessons in remote work?
Originally housing for Nigeria’s upper class, these homes have become overcrowded tenements, often in disrepair. Could the architectural style still offer lessons to a rapidly urbanizing city?
The grandiose buildings were originally inhabited by European aristocracy, but their central courtyards later turned into spaces for communal living.
Athens polikatoikias — concrete apartments with tiered balconies — were built quickly to create affordable housing, but their design has stood the test of time.
Built to beat the heat, these distinctive elongated homes are a fixture of the Crescent City, and beyond.