29 May 2015

Would You Share Private Data For A Better City?

  In the 1950s, a decade after he outlined the theory of the Big Bang

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29 May 2015

Why Our Cities Need Smart Transport

The reform of urban mobility remains one of the biggest challenges confronting policy makers around

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29 May 2015

Will 5G Bring New Dimensions To Our Wireless World?

The hottest topic at Mobile World Congress 2015 will connect billions of people and things

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28 May 2015

Big Data Could Help Cities On Climate Change

With last year’s U.S.-China Climate Accord came a new focus on municipal sustainability. Yes, power

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28 May 2015

3-Year Dedication Of Mapping Brooklyn Made From Trash

Jennifer Maravillas’ “71 Square Miles” is one of the most colorful maps of Brooklyn I’ve

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28 May 2015

Vertical Farms To Sprout Up In Cities

Designed for Linkoping, Sweden, this 177-foot vertical farm features crops grown on spirals that run

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28 May 2015

How To Overhaul A City With Prototypes

Next month, the 250,000 daily travelers along Market Street — San Francisco’s three-mile-long central artery

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28 May 2015

Montreal City Council Wants A Better 311 System

Montreal’s 311 system receives, on average, around 1 million calls each year. About 65 per

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27 May 2015

New App Touts Cheaper Parking In Chicago

Parking in Chicago is bad. With the privatization of its parking meters and its reputation

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27 May 2015

Plans For A Seine Reinvention In Paris

Mayor Anne Hidalgo has announced an “almost philosophical project” to take the famed river’s quayside

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27 May 2015

The Cost Of Bad Urban Design : $1 Trillion A Year

Exactly how much does America’s sprawl cost every year? Somewhere in the range of a

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27 May 2015

Discover Art That’s Meant To Be Touched

New art installations dot Brooklyn Bridge Park, and they’re designed specifically to be touched or

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26 May 2015

Heat Wave In India Kills Over 500 People

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Soaring temperatures have gripped parts of southern and northern

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26 May 2015

Using Low-Emission Zones To Improve Health In Cities

In May 2007, the Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, announced that the city would be

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26 May 2015

What Is The Most Private City In The World?

The proliferation of high-security, privatised plazas is making parts of world cities such as London

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26 May 2015

Why Cities Should Pay People To Eat Their Veggies

Federal and state governments are matching some food-stamps purchases at farmers markets dollar for dollar.

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26 May 2015

Forget The Internet Of Things – We Need An Internet Of People

The internet of things is a vision of ubiquitous connectivity, driven by one basic idea:

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26 May 2015

How Ecocapsules Can Become Our Micro Homes

Ecocapsule is a small, egg-shaped abode that could be the perfect home for someone who

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25 May 2015

How Hipsters Are Building A New Urban Economy

My cycle route to work takes me from Highbury to London Bridge. For the first

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25 May 2015

These Cities Will Soon Be Havens For The Super-Rich

With their emerging markets and rising regional influence, the cities of Belgrade, Panama City, Addis

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25 May 2015

A New Life For Dead Malls

Developers have had to to get creative when it comes to salvaging America’s failing shopping

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25 May 2015

Batteries And Renewable Energy Set To Grow Together

POMONA, Calif. — The future of American energy, according to one widely held view, will

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25 May 2015

How Fractals Bring Imaginary Cities To Life

Emily Garfield like to say that she grows cities. With pen, ink, and watercolor, the

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23 May 2015

A Glimpse Into The Future Of City Halls?

  Opulent clock towers, grand halls, building facades covered in splendour and stone. Looking at

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23 May 2015

How Fast Should Development Cycles Be?

Having lived and worked in both Singapore and London, I’ve experienced first-hand the very different

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23 May 2015

City In The Sky In The Middle Of The Desert

Four helipads will cluster around one of the largest domes in the world, like sideplates

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22 May 2015

How Cities Can Woo Small Businesses

Small businesses aren’t all alike. Some are restaurants, some are mom-and-pop shops, and some might

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22 May 2015

Will We Ever …. Live In Underground Homes

As cities get more crowded, why not build down? In many respects, Bernadette Roberts’ three-bedroom

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22 May 2015

Enhancing Creative Community Resilience

Inclusivity is a critical element for building urban resilience. In this guest blog, founder of

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21 May 2015

World’s Best Cities For Coffee

When traveling, coffee lovers need to know where to go to escape the substandard American-style

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21 May 2015

Dogs Have It Good In These Cities

Your pup’s adorable mug might make it hard to admit this, but having a dog

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21 May 2015

The Best U.S. Cities For Jobs That May Surprise You

It’s not just the salary or job security that makes a city preferable for your

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21 May 2015

These 10 Sliced Houses Are Residential Architectural Illusions

From suburbs to children’s toys, the iconic image of the simple five-sided section of a

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20 May 2015

7 Remarkable Modern Marketplaces

Urban marketplaces have thrived for centuries: from the Agora of ancient Greece to the Forum

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20 May 2015

Seattle’s 5 Best Bars With Outdoor Seating

Our postcard-perfect summer is short but we Seattleites know how to squeeze every last drop

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20 May 2015

The Cloud Cities Where Urban Automation Is A Reality

Remote storage, big data and the Internet of Things are often discussed separately, but together

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20 May 2015

Why We Shouldn’t Judge A Country By Its GDP

Gross Domestic Product has become the yardstick by which we measure a country’s success. But,

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19 May 2015

The 15 Most Surreal Destinations To Visit In 2015

1. SEA OF STARS ON VAADHOO ISLAND IN THE MALDIVES   2. ANTELOPE CANYON IN

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19 May 2015

Washington, D.C. : Amazing Landmarks In A Landmark City

Paddling the Potomac River Enjoying a quiet moment, two people paddle on the Potomac River

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19 May 2015

What’s The Best Way To Plan A City?

A lot of municipalities want to plan for more sustainable urban growth and are applying

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19 May 2015

Seoul’s Turning An Old Highway Into A Flowery High Line

  MAKE WAY FOR the High Line effect. Ever since the elevated park turned New

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19 May 2015

The Best Active Designs That Help People Live Healthier Lives

Design influences our health and quality of life, for better or worse and in ways

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18 May 2015

Tech-Forward, Eco-Friendly, Community Hub Modern Library

Libraries have long been community gathering spaces where all members of society can gather around

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18 May 2015

Living In : The World’s Best Cities For Expats

Whether assessing the local climate, calculating the cost of living or understanding how easily you

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18 May 2015

Megacities Might Not Save The Planet After All

YOU LEARN TO put up with a lot when you live in Mexico State. The

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18 May 2015

Urban Sprawl Reversal In The Future

Did you know crowded cities take up only 2% of the earth’s surface, but generate

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18 May 2015

Futuristic Smart City Models of Paris

Inhabitat favorite Vincent Callebaut just unveiled plans to transform Paris into a futuristic “smart” city

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16 May 2015

Mapping The Age Of Every Building In Manhattan

A tool called Urban Layers tracks Manhattan’s rise, block by block, since 1765. The Harlem

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16 May 2015

13 Things The World Needs To Thank Paris For

Paris has been through a lot in the past few days, months, years, and centuries

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16 May 2015

An Insanely Detailed, Hand-Drawn Map Of San Francisco

It took illustrator Jenni Sparks three months to finish this secret-laden cartography. For London’s Jenni Sparks,

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