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16 Oct 2017

How Green Roofs Can Protect Our City From Flooding

Spring and summer 2017 have been among the wettest on record in eastern North America.

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16 Oct 2017

Rebuilding Puerto Rico From the Grassroots Up

The Climate Justice Alliance has declared Wednesday “A National Day of Action,” on behalf of

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13 Oct 2017

Why Is Art So Expensive?

Artwork, specifically paintings, can seem like it should be moderately cheap. How long could it

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11 Oct 2017

Why Does Catalonia Want Independence From Spain?

Why are Barcelona and Real Madrid such fierce sporting rivals? Here is the story of

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10 Oct 2017

How Migration Will Reshape Our World

Arguments rage, but what does immigration really mean for jobs, economies and cultures? The evidence

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07 Oct 2017

The Spectacular Autumn Colours Around The World

It’s the season for mother nature to dazzle us with golds, reds, yellows and oranges

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04 Oct 2017

Developing countries can prosper without increasing emissions

One of the ironies of fighting climate change is that developed countries – which have

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03 Oct 2017

How 70% Of Fortune 100 Companies Use The IoT

Seven out of ten Fortune 100 Companies offer IoT products, services, or initiatives. Although the

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27 Sep 2017

Smart Cities Objectives & Tactics: Work Smarter Not Harder

As the world’s biggest cities continue to sprawl with many millions of new people, they’ll

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25 Sep 2017

Where Is The Best Place To Celebrate Oktoberfest 2017?

Oktoberfest and foliage are arguably the biggest focus points of fall travel. And the benefit

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22 Sep 2017

How cities are making hurricanes more destructive

Scientists warn of expanding “bull’s-eyes” as the US builds in parts of the country at

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19 Sep 2017

Tech Made Cities Too Expensive. Here’s How To Fix It

IN 2013 PROTESTS broke out in Oakland, California, directed against the private buses that shuttle tech

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19 Sep 2017

5 Reasons How Smart Cities Will Fail Us

Emergent technologies are poised to radically change how we work and live. They will transform

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18 Sep 2017

Top 12 Best Public Transportation In Major U.S. Cities

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which oversees the Long Island Rail

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18 Sep 2017

Why Did Korea Split In Two?

After being part of the same nation for more than a millennium, and having shared

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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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14 Sep 2017

The Emotional Joy Of Walking In The Nocturnal City

With technology whittling away at our attention spans, our sense of place is vanishing. In

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13 Sep 2017

16 Ways to Design a Better Intersection—And Better Cities

IF YOU THINK the only purpose of intersections is to move cars past each other, you

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11 Sep 2017

Sixteen Years After 9/11, Are We Any Better At Fighting Terrorism?

In the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks — 16 years ago on Monday —

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11 Sep 2017

How Could Your City Be Considered As A Smart City

Cities talk a lot about harnessing big data, but their efforts vary widely. Some, like New

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06 Sep 2017

The 5 Most Inaccessible Monasteries Of The World

Buddhist monasteries are usually located in remote places far from the hub-bub of cities and

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30 Aug 2017

Top 10 Best Subway Systems Of The World

If you’ve ever been to a busy metropolitan area with a subway system, you know

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28 Aug 2017

21 Striking Pictures of How the World Gets Around

From the mighty train to the humble hoof, see unique modes of transportation across the

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25 Aug 2017

How Maps Became Deadly Innovations in WWI

Advances in weaponry and cartography had deadly repercussions in World War I, which the United

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25 Aug 2017

Why Suburban Tensions & Inequality Will Drive Infrastructure Innovation

The global trend towards suburbanisation and suburbanisms (meaning suburban ways of life) has an important infrastructure dimension. In

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22 Aug 2017

How Cities Can Rebuild The Social Safety Net

In an age of employment uncertainty and a growing income gap, urban America needs to

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22 Aug 2017

In A Truly Smart City, Even The Daily Commute Is Productive

The alarm on your smart phone went off 10 minutes earlier than usual this morning.

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17 Aug 2017

100 Reason Why You Should Visit Norway Begins With These Top 20

Away from the Copacabana beaches and scorching sun, way up in the cold north lies

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17 Aug 2017

The 21 Things You Should Know When Moving to Austin, TX in 2017

Chances are, you’ve heard a thing or two about “bat city,” the beloved capital of

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17 Aug 2017

Top 4 Online Places That Canadians Can Gamble Online

If you’re someone who lives in Canada, you’d know that there are fairly limited options

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