14 May 2019

There Are Dozens Of Ways To Rank Cities. Here’s What They All Get Wrong

Every year, the world’s most “liveable” cities are celebrated, in city rankings published by Mercer,

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27 Nov 2018

How Do We Improve Cities Without Causing Displacement?

As demand for urban living continues to increase, how do we make our cities better

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23 Jul 2018

The Aim For Cities Of All Sizes To Give Everyone A Fair Go

We live in an urban world. By 2030, 66% of the world’s population will live in

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21 Apr 2018

Religious Faith Can Help People To Build Better Cities – Here’s How

Religious faith is deeply ingrained in the way cities look and function. In the past,

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18 Apr 2018

Robot Cities: Three Urban Prototypes For Future Living

Before I started working on real-world robots, I wrote about their fictional and historical ancestors.

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03 Apr 2018

What Will New Zealand’s New Government Bring For Towns And Cities?

Almost 90% of New Zealand’s population is urbanised. Getting policy right for towns and cities

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12 Feb 2018

How To Make Smart Cities Human Again

Huge quantities of networked sensors have appeared in cities across the world in recent years.

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29 Mar 2017

Nail Houses, A Pain In China’s Rapid Urbanisation Run

A single house balancing precariously in the middle of a construction site may seem like

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06 Mar 2017

Why Culture Should Drive City Planning

In my view, while infrastructure and services are necessary for environmental health, it is culture

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22 Dec 2016

Bringing Back The ‘Seoul’ In Seoul, South Korea

Seoul, capital of South Korea, a modern metropolis. A booming economy with a technologically advanced

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26 May 2016

A Bus For Cars? Hmmm… A Cleaner Future From Ideas Past

First dreamed up in 1969, the bus may help Chinese cities ease traffic and curb

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19 May 2016

Not All Ills Of Urban Consolidation Is As Ugly As Media Reports

Neighbourhoods as “battlefields”, “sardine city”, traditional suburbs as “threatened species” and urban hubs as the

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17 May 2016

Why & How Perth Is Testing If Its Strategy Is Really Working

City planning has many approaches that have been used to enable better economic, social and

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21 Mar 2016

New York City Neighborhood, A Precursor To America’s Urban Future

When you exit the elevated number 7 subway at the 74th Street station in the

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10 Mar 2016

An Ethical City : An Idea Whose Time Has Come (Or Has Long Been Delayed)

Globally, there is intense discussion about the future of urban life through the World Urban

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13 Jan 2016

Why Modern Cities Kills Nightingale’s Song

The Commons apartment building in the inner Melbourne suburb of Brunswick has won swags of

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12 Nov 2015

Singapore + Copenhagen = Smart City Fusion

To mark the 50th anniversary of close bilateral ties between Singapore and Denmark, the two

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24 Sep 2015

How Climate-Smart Cities Could Save The World

Green buildings and better infrastructure would not only spur economic growth but also cut carbon

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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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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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