07 Apr 2020

After Coronavirus The World Will Never Be The Same. But Maybe, It Can Be Better

Life has changed a lot in the past few days, weeks, or months, depending where

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24 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Three Ways The Crisis May Permanently Change Our Lives

The realisation that life is going to change for a good while is starting to

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23 Mar 2020

The 4 Plausible Futures Of The World: Humans Inc.

Depending on the state of the planet and society, the world will reach one of

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20 Mar 2020

The 4 Plausible Futures Of The World: Extinction Express

Arup’s recently published white paper, 2050 Scenarios: four plausible futures, discussed how certain choices of

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19 Mar 2020

The 4 Plausible Futures Of The World: Greentocracy

In 2050, the world will be in one of four scenarios, according to Arup. This

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18 Mar 2020

The 4 Plausible Futures Of The World: Post Anthropocene

The world is in a state of rapid change. Depending on our collective priorities and

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08 Feb 2020

Will Thirst For Innovation Drive Humankind To Extinction?

Humans are constantly innovating.  So far, most of these creations have positively impacted society. Has

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04 Feb 2020

The Countries With The Highest Social Mobility

Social mobility is the ability of a child to have a better life than their

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25 Jan 2020

Here Are 6 Lessons Social Entrepreneurs Learned About Creating Systems Change

Systems change, is “on a large scale, changing the way a majority of relevant players

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19 Nov 2019

What A Society Designed For Well-Being Looks Like

In early June last 2018, the back-to-back suicides of celebrities Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade,

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16 Aug 2019

The Infantilization Of Western Culture

If you regularly watch TV, you’ve probably seen a cartoon bear pitching you toilet paper,

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23 Jun 2019

Violent Crime Is Like Infectious Disease – And We Know How To Stop It Spreading

Headlines scream about “epidemics” of shootings and stabbings – but what if we took that

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12 Apr 2019

Did European Colonisation Precipitate The Little Ice Age?

Many of us think that rapid environmental change is a quintessentially modern crisis. Today, temperatures

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09 Apr 2019

Power And Powerlessness In Global Cities

How does today’s globalization transform our perceptions of urban inequality and how do we respond

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19 Oct 2018

Slavery Was Never Abolished – It Affects Millions, And You May Be Funding It

When we think of slavery, many of us think of historical or so-called “traditional forms”

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13 Sep 2018

Why Diversity Is Vital For A Healthy Democracy

Democracy demands a robust contest of ideas to thrive, and diversity is the best way

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02 Mar 2018

Planning Our Connection To The Natural Landscape

Have we become too detached from our landscapes and our sense of place within the

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15 Jan 2018

Why The Only Future Worth Building Includes Everyone

A single individual is enough for hope to exist, and that individual can be you,

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14 Sep 2017

Planning Cities For Migration

Migration is a natural human phenomenon, but not one that organisations in the built environment

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03 Mar 2016

The Global Bike Sharing Boom : Why Cities Love A Cycling Scheme

As urbanisation and modernisation reach unprecedented levels, road congestion has become a modern day menace.

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30 May 2015

51 Breakthrough Technologies To Defeat Poverty

Simple technologies like Kenya’s M-Pesa mobile money system can have a huge impact in the

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06 May 2015

City People, NYC

  [A few years ago] Mayor Bloomberg left office, ending an era that radically changed

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04 May 2015

The Silent Rise Of The Smart City

  As Google hits the headlines for changes to its privacy rules across Europe, it

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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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18 Feb 2015

Jared Diamond: Why Do Societies Collapse?

Why do societies fail? With lessons from the Norse of Iron Age Greenland, deforested Easter

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14 Feb 2015

Robert Muggah: How To Protect Fast-Growing Cities From Failing

Worldwide, violence is on the decline, but in the crowded cities of the global south

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31 Jan 2015

Are You Willing To Trade Privacy For Efficiency?

Data science may be helping cities get ‘smarter’, but questions remain over how long urban

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28 Jan 2015

The 8 to 80 Problem: Designing Cities for Young and Old

How can cities create neighborhoods that work well for all generations? When he worked as

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