News: not content with playing host to the tallest building in the world, Dubai has unveiled plans for the world's first indoor city – a temperature-controlled mega resort featuring a retractable glass roof and the world's largest shopping centre. More
Venice Architecture Biennale 2014: this new movie by White Arkitekter reveals the firm's masterplan for the relocation of an entire Swedish city, before continued iron ore mining destabilises the ground beneath it (+ movie). More
Cities that float on water could offer an alternative to destroying the earth's valuable countryside according to architecture studio AT Design Office, who has developed a concept for an ocean metropolis (+ slideshow). More
Manhattan-based firm SHoP Architects has sent us a movie and more images illustrating its masterplan for Konza Techno City, a new "silicon" city 40 miles from Kenya's capital Nairobi (+ movie). More
News: work is about to start on a high-density, car-free "satellite city" for 80,000 people that will be built from scratch in a rural location close to Chengdu and later replicated in other parts of China. More
Dezeen Wire: a $1 billion project to build an experimental city with no inhabitants in the New Mexico desert has been postponed - Daily Mail
Developer Pegasus struggled to find land for the 15-square mile city designed to test new technologies such as self-flushing toilets, intelligent traffic systems and next-generation wireless networks.