23 Apr 2015

NYC Underrated Basic Human Right, Public Drinking Water

Water as a liquid has no shape. It acquires definition from its surroundings, providing boundaries

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23 Apr 2015

Grisly Secrets Of Dealing With Victorian London’s Dead

As well as sewerage, another “waste removal” problem plagued London in the 19th century: the

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23 Apr 2015

On The Future Of Architecture – Bjarke Ingels

The puckish Danish architect Bjarke Ingels has built his career on defying convention and distancing

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23 Apr 2015

Can Of Ham : London And Another Food-Inspired Architecture

Is there any urban skyline as hunger-inducing as London’s? The city already has a tower

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23 Apr 2015

Architects And Second-Tier Cities, Partners For Progress

Ambitious architects tend to cluster in the same metropolises: New York, Chicago, L.A. (not to

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23 Apr 2015

Expanding Walkability In African Cities

Africa is the world’s most rapidly urbanising continent. Transit in cities will have to adapt

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23 Apr 2015

Towers Of Silence In Mumbai

In exclusive Malabar Hill, the city’s dwindling Parsi community continues with the Zoroastrian tradition of

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22 Apr 2015

The Future Of Walkable Cities, Now

To walk in our cities is more than just a simple act of transport. Walking

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22 Apr 2015

Cooler Cities With Electric Vehicles

EVs are not only greener, they also could alleviate sweltering city summers. Conventional cars produce

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22 Apr 2015

When Animals Go Wild In The City

Perching on the side of an old power station chimney with St Paul’s Cathedral to

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22 Apr 2015

Suffocating Under The Dome Of China’s Air Pollution

A film criticising Beijing’s pollution record has logged millions of views, and the government now

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22 Apr 2015

365 Days Of Earth CO2 Emissions

The gas that’s got Earth in a chokehold can be beautiful—in a damning sort of

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22 Apr 2015

Doing The Biggest Ocean Cleanup In History

“Once there was the Stone Age, then the Bronze Age, and now we are in

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21 Apr 2015

Top 10 Nightlife Cities

The globe’s hottest party spots cater to all tastes—glitzy, gritty, seductive, and strange. 01: Dublin,

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21 Apr 2015

São Paulo’s Water Crisis : Residents Struggle As Water Taps Run Dry

In São Paulo, drinking water is used to flush toilets, bathe and, until very recently,

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21 Apr 2015

How Urban Farming Could Change Hawaii

For all its lushness, the state imports the vast majority of its food. Advocates like

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21 Apr 2015

Jeff Speck : The Walkable City

 How do we solve the problem of the suburbs? Urbanist Jeff Speck shows how

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21 Apr 2015

200 Years Of U.S. Immigration, In 1 Colorful Infographic

A new data visualisation captures the waves of arrival. In 1819, Congress passed a law

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20 Apr 2015

The Dystopian Lake Filled By The World’s Tech Lust

Hidden in an unknown corner of Inner Mongolia is a toxic, nightmarish lake created by

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20 Apr 2015

Foodie Heaven In A Parking Lot : What’s The Secret Of Portland’s Success?

Many credit a humble 1979 planning regulation with allowing the city to maintain its sense

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20 Apr 2015

James A. White Sr. : The Little Problem I Had Renting A House

Fifty-three years ago, James A. White Sr. joined the US Air Force. But as an

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20 Apr 2015

Londoners Living Near Street Trees Get Prescribed Fewer Antidepressants

By now you’re probably familiar with at least some of the many psychological benefits of

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20 Apr 2015

Mapping The Morning Rush Hour In US

In Nevada, you’re likely to leave for work between midnight and 5 a.m. The time

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18 Apr 2015

When Humans Started To Rule The Planet

A new study argues it happened all the way back when we invented farming. Signs

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18 Apr 2015

How Hong Kong’s Subway Turns A $2 Billion Annual Profit

You can find one of Hong Kong’s most profitable businesses about 30 meters below the

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18 Apr 2015

Can A City Become Too Big?

The number of megacities has been increasing so rapidly in the last few decades that

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18 Apr 2015

A Real Bird’s Eye View : What An Eagle Sees Atop The World’s Tallest Building

If you’ve ever wondered what a real bird’s eye view looks like, this is the

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18 Apr 2015

LA’s pLAn : From Smog & Sprawl To A Green Sustainable City

Los Angeles is known around the world as the home of Hollywood stars, sunny beaches

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17 Apr 2015

Boston Sights

Boston, one of the oldest and largest cities in USA. It has been the place

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17 Apr 2015

Top US Cities For Engineers

Which cities offer engineers the greatest combined opportunities and compensation? To determine the best cities

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17 Apr 2015

What Your City Would Look Like In Tron

Stacks of geometric blue shapes represent skyscrapers. Cars become shooting yellow dashes moving across the

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17 Apr 2015

7 Ways Architecture Can Tackle Global Warming

Architecture is one of the key drivers of climate change. Between construction and the energy

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17 Apr 2015

11 Essential Things To See In Singapore

Even travellers who have ventured to Singapore in the past might not recognise the island

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16 Apr 2015

A Most Taken For Granted Proof Of Freedom, Or Lack Of

A passport is a simple paper booklet yet it represents power, privilege, and opportunities for the

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16 Apr 2015

Hanami : Japan’s Blooming Cherry Blossoms

Cherry blossoms, and the thousands of tourists that follow them, have descended on Japan. Hanami, or blossom

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16 Apr 2015

Woonerf : Shared Streets Are Living Streets

The woonerf, or “shared street,” has made its way into U.S. cities. If you aren’t

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16 Apr 2015

Throwback Thursday : Forgotten Plans For NYC Worth Looking Into

New Yorkers can be thankful that some of the “great ideas” of past visionaries never

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16 Apr 2015

All The Ways Germany Is Less Car-Reliant Than The U.S., In 1 Chart

There are rather a lot of ways, as it turns out. For two Western powers

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16 Apr 2015

6 Best Cities To See Spring Blooms

It’s finally bloomin’ spring, and nothing instills hope that winter is gone and summer is

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15 Apr 2015

Wellington NZ’s 10-year Plan

  Infographic references as shared with Citi IO, courtesy of our good friends from Grow Wellington. Thank you. 60

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15 Apr 2015

Is This The Edgiest Place On Earth?

Innovation happens on the edge and “you cannot get more on the edge than New

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15 Apr 2015

What A 2-Year-Old Can Teach Us About City Planning

Eric Feldman is used to viewing his neighbourhood through a designer’s lens. Lately, however, he’s

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15 Apr 2015

How Startups Are Redesigning Cities

We built this city, we built this city on rock an’ roll really old reasoning.

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14 Apr 2015

Hello Seattle! A Look Inside Its Markets And Cafes

Seattle, a coastal seaport city in the state of Washington. One of the fastest growing

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14 Apr 2015

Which US Cities Are Most Ready To Fill Tech Jobs?

Saying that America’s 50-industries-strong tech sector is “the country’s best shot at supporting innovative, inclusive,

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14 Apr 2015

When Do The World’s Best Cities Go To Sleep?

24-hour transport, late shopping and bars without lockouts are key to a global city. But

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14 Apr 2015

Dave Troy : Social Maps That Reveal A City’s Intersections & Separations

Every city has its neighbourhoods, cliques and clubs, the hidden lines that join and divide

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13 Apr 2015

Smart AND Beautiful, Vienna

Vienna, the capital and largest city in Austria. Often ranked as the most livable city

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13 Apr 2015

Complete Streets 2.0 : The Transformation Of New Haven’s Streets

The city’s new approach puts an emphasis on fast, cheap, and lean designs. As a

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13 Apr 2015

Seven Days Of Cheap Eats In Wellington

The following is a list of places where tasty and cheap meet. Nobody knows how

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