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23 May 2017

Cities Redefining What Densely Populated Means

Cities are all about density – groups of strangers agreeing to spend their lives in

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17 May 2017

USA’s Best Hospitals Heal and Keep Both You And The Earth Healthy

Paperless, recycled building materials, excellent public transport links…these are all things that help to make

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16 May 2017

The Top 10 Skyscrapers In The World Made Of Emptiness

There are many skyscrapers that sit empty, abandoned, or in ruin. Sometimes, they outlive their

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15 May 2017

When Even Our Greenest Energy Solutions Have Consequences

There are a number of available low-carbon technologies to generate electricity. But are they really

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15 May 2017

Photoscapes: As City Streets Unfold As Daily Drama And Art

David Gaberle travelled the world for eight months in 2015 capturing street life and the

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12 May 2017

The Top 10 Greenest Cities in America

The Spring Equinox is behind us and the days of lazy picnics in the park

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11 May 2017

A (Look) Hear Back On Manhattan 400 Years Ago, VR Style

A new virtual reality project reconstructs the city’s historic soundscape. You’re standing on the High

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11 May 2017

Singapore Island’s Smallness Drives The Bigness Of Its Ambitions

Jurong Island, a man-made smear of sand, lies just off the southern coast of Singapore.

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09 May 2017

We Are Finally Realising Smart In Cities Is Not Just About Tech

Australia, one of the world’s most urbanised nations, is looking to up its investment in

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09 May 2017

Where Your Product Failures Become Art For The Ages

Every successful product launch is usually preceded by a string of failures, but we only

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09 May 2017

Do You Have What It Takes To Work On An Oil Rig?

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work on an oil rig? We have.

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05 May 2017

When Cheap Housing Becomes A Cause For Crisis In The US

This is a problem that transcends the rural-urban divide. The affordable housing crisis has spared

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05 May 2017

Smarter Cities May Very Well Be Slower Cities For True Urban Soul

Peter Jackson employed an intricate approach to the stage design of Lord of the Rings.

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04 May 2017

The Flowering Of Macau City

An hour West of Hong Kong across the Zhu jang (Pearl River) Estuary lies a

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03 May 2017

Groove Out To New York Transit With the ‘Multimodal Symphony’

A chaotic animation portrays a full day of New York traffic, from buses to taxis

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28 Apr 2017

In Netherlands, Cyclists Go With The Flow With ‘Flo’

A system called “Flo” system uses cute creatures to tell cyclists to speed up or

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28 Apr 2017

The Coolest Way To Get Your Mail In A Digital World

Remember the last time you were diving underwater and you suddenly remembered an important letter

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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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13 Apr 2017

Amsterdam’s Game Of Thrones Is A Masterpiece

Historical videos inspired by “Game of Thrones,” photos of long-lost neighborhoods, and maps of the

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13 Apr 2017

Head To These Top 10 2017 Easter Getaway This Weekend

Travel the world this Easter season to see how it is celebrated in a different

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12 Apr 2017

The World’s Greenest City Out Of Dreams, Oil, Pearls, And Sand.

A decade ago Dubai had one of the largest ecological footprints of any city in

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10 Apr 2017

Photographing The Souls Of The Metropolis

This photographer embarked on a quest to commemorate the human sides of 22 bustling cities.

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07 Apr 2017

The Top 10 Countries To Live And Be Happy

Find out which place made it to the top of the list in 2017. What

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06 Apr 2017

How the World’s First Cities Got Started

A 12,000-year-old “Stonehenge on steroids” transformed nomadic humans into members of complex societies. When the

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05 Apr 2017

The Top 10 Cities For Techies And Techies For Cities

Despite the best efforts of cities like New York and Boston, the West Coast still

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04 Apr 2017

How Does A City Shape Women’s Feelings Of Safety?

When authorities decide that an area of the city is “not safe”, the usual response

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04 Apr 2017

The State Of Smart Cities, Today

The term “smart city” has been around for a few years now and is a

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03 Apr 2017

Sleep Among The Trees Beneath The Stars In These Hotels

Think tree houses are just rickety pieces of lumber crafted into backyard forts for kids?

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03 Apr 2017

Poor Urban Planning, Poor Urban Life. Simple.

Modern urban planning first came about to improve industrial cities that had become unsafe, unhealthy

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30 Mar 2017

When Tomorrow’s Energy Is Both Clever And Striking Beautiful

When seen from thousands of feet in the air, solar installations and wind turbines become

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29 Mar 2017

What It’s Like to Live in the World’s Most Polluted City

Delhi, the capital territory of India, is home to unbreathable air and undrinkable water. From

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29 Mar 2017

Amazing Project That You Wouldn’t Believe, Even If You Were Told

Desperate times call for desperate measures, and no time in history was as desperate as

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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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