30 Jul 2019

Addis Ababa’s Street Hustlers Helped Build The City – Now They’re Being Pushed Out

The population of Africa is booming, but as long as productivity and employment remain unsteady,

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04 May 2018

Trees Help Cities Save Money – Here’s How

Megacities are on the rise. There are currently 47 such areas around the globe, each

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24 Apr 2017

How Murals Helped Turn A Declining Community Around

The inner-city district of Shandon, Ireland, has a history that dates back to medieval times.

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19 Apr 2017

Urban Organicity, The Benefits Without The Maladies?

Cities – we are repeatedly told – are the future. Governments and global corporations seek

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11 Jul 2016

Urban Urban … Not. The Drama Of Interconnected Cities Unfolds.

Are humans now an “urban species”? Do we now live in an “Urban Age”? To understand

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15 Jun 2016

Stop Detaching A City’s Life & Fate With The Planet’s

Back in the 1960s, the influential urban planner and journalist Jane Jacobs put American cities

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23 May 2016

Urban Density: An Oversimplified Concept That Endanger Our Future

In debates about urban density, we often find comments about buildings being too tall or

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04 Jan 2016

Start Asking People What They Want From The Smart Cities Of The Future

“Future cities, where infrastructure adapts to our needs, offer an enticing prospect.” But who is

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03 Nov 2015

Why Big Cities Are Driving Us Mad

It is often said that we are living through another period of mass urbanisation –

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10 Sep 2015

How Should We Design Cities To Make The Most Of Urban Ecosystems?

Back in 1839, public health expert J F Murray published his article The Lungs of

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27 Jul 2015

How American Cities Can Learn From Italian Piazzas

When the paradigm of modernist architecture crumbled, urbanists began a quest for credible alternatives that

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