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12 Mar 2015

New York’s New Endangered Resource

‘Supertall’ buildings are sprouting like beanstalks in central New York, costing its citizens precious sunshine

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12 Mar 2015

The Keyboard … Is Mighty Still

START 2007.09.22 After much sporadic attempts over the years to make use of this computer

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12 Mar 2015

The Sun Under Your Feet (And Bicycle) In Amsterdam

Solar panels embedded in the cycle path near Amsterdam could generate enough electricity to power

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12 Mar 2015

Using Beijing Subway Makes You Smarter, Literally

Riders can stop playing Angry Birds and download something a bit more enriching. On the

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12 Mar 2015

A Top-down Approach To Flood Prevention

Gravity offers a simple and cheap way to attenuate stormwater flows – by storing water

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11 Mar 2015

What Makes A City Beautiful?

A provocative new video featuring Alain de Botton says beauty in urban settings must be

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11 Mar 2015

From Old Port City To Smart City

Aside from the occasional ferry down from England, the old Spanish port city of Santander

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11 Mar 2015

It’s Pee-Back Time!

Hamburg’s St. Pauli nightlife quarter deals with more than its fair share of rogue urinators.

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11 Mar 2015

The Most Water-Stressed Cities In The World

One out of every four cities in the world experiences “water stress,” a phenomenon that

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11 Mar 2015

What If The Entire World Lived In 1 City?

Two Yale architects pose the question in an ambitious research project. It’s difficult to think

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10 Mar 2015

What Government Can Learn From The Culture Of Apple

It’s not about simply delivering services more efficiently. It’s about passion, surprise and invisible opportunities.

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10 Mar 2015

The Logic Of Logistics

The traditional definition of logistics objectives resound into Buddhist-like teachings mandating that the right goods

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10 Mar 2015

Secret Libraries Of Rome

Rome’s 2,500-year history means that even a trip to the corner drugstore turns into a

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10 Mar 2015

Yesterday’s Tomorrows : Future Visions Of Cities

‘A Visual History of the Future’ examines how future cities have been visualised over the

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10 Mar 2015

Greenhouse In The Office

In the world’s most polluted city, it takes a little creativity to help employees stay

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10 Mar 2015

20 US Cities With The Fastest Rising Rents

A Trulia.com analysis of rental prices in US includes a roster of cities with the highest

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09 Mar 2015

How Overlooked Colonial Railways Could Revolutionize Transportation In Africa

Resurrecting relics of imperial rule is an unorthodox transit-development policy. But Africa’s “secondary cities” are

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09 Mar 2015

Missing Maps: A Human Genome Project For Cities

A huge number of the world’s most vulnerable human settlements have remained unmapped … until

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09 Mar 2015

The 10 Most Sustainable Cities That Will Thrive As The World Crumbles

A new ranking looks at three factors that go into making a city successful: people,

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09 Mar 2015

The Real Legacy Of Major Events

Cities battle fiercely for the right to host events, whether it is the Olympic Games,

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09 Mar 2015

Geoffrey West: The Surprising Math Of Cities And Corporations

Physicist Geoffrey West has found that simple, mathematical laws govern the properties of cities —

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07 Mar 2015

Jane Jacobs : Warrior-Maiden For Urban Renewal

Happy International Women’s Day! In Citi IO fashion, we feature one of the greatest female

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