15 Aug 2017

Cities Like Amsterdam And Dublin Inspired By Its Inclusive Universities

Take a walk around any city, and you will probably spot the signs of other

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15 Aug 2017

Aussie Cities Needs To Amp Up It Regional Transport Aims

In Sydney and Melbourne, the squeeze is on. Population is booming; house prices are still

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03 Aug 2017

The Best Airport In The World Aims To Outclass Itself

“The best airport aims to outclass itself before others do … Singapore Changi Airport.” From

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31 Jul 2017

Are You Sure Your City Is Better?

Our cities have now been named as the saving places of a planet in crisis.

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28 Jul 2017

How Green Buildings Could Save Our Cities

New buildings are rising with urban growth. Here’s why that may be a good thing.

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27 Jul 2017

Guadalajara Wants To Mix Tradition With Technology

For decades Guadalajara has been tabbed as Mexico’s most representative metropolis, even more than the

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25 Jul 2017

How Much Can Cities Do About Walkability?

A lot of what fosters it is out of their control, but a little audacity

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24 Jul 2017

Project West Ford: Earth’s Artificial Ring

In the summer of 1963, the United States successfully put a gigantic ring around the

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21 Jul 2017

The Immense Impact of Street Design In Our Behavior

As dozens of cities try to emulate Sweden’s success, they’re learning what works and what

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21 Jul 2017

Are Algorithms Ruining Our Lives?

Algorithms can dictate whether you get a mortgage or how much you pay for insurance.

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18 Jul 2017

Now. Undeniably. The Age Of Renewable Energy. Upon Us.

In 2016, more renewable energy was added to the global grid than ever before, and

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17 Jul 2017

How To Find Your Real Sister City

People often link Austin, Texas, and Ann Arbor, Michigan, as sister cities. Both are home

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14 Jul 2017

Chinese Architecture: Spectacular, Or Eccentric?

China is no stranger to contemporary architecture that boggles the mind or appears to side-step

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12 Jul 2017

An Ancient Hydraulic System, Envy Of Modern Ones?

The Shushtar Hydraulic System in the island city of Shushtar is a complex irrigation system

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08 Jul 2017

Leading Mayors In America Weigh In On Our Future

Analyzing the “State of the City” speeches from urban leaders across the country gives a

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04 Jul 2017

Much Smart Cities. How About Creative Cities?

In 2007 US creative cities “guru” Richard Florida was flown up to Noosa to tell the local

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04 Jul 2017

How Do Millennial Finances Compare To Previous Generations

While Canadians freak out over avocado toast and housing prices, let’s see what’s happening with

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26 Jun 2017

Here Are the Best Cities for Digital Nomads in 2017

 The one thing truest about technology is that it is always evolving. These days, technology

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22 Jun 2017

U.S. Salary Inequality From Productivity Not Just Tech Boom

Employment may have rebounded since the Great Recession, but the staggering regional gaps in both

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19 Jun 2017

Temporary Cities In The Desert, A Model Of Human Respect For Earth?

On the alkali flats of north-western Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, the featureless yellow-packed playa (desert

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19 Jun 2017

Smart And Green Real Estate Makes Money Sense, Really

Improved light, ventilation and heat control can boost workers’ productivity by thousands of dollars a

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16 Jun 2017

The Next Silicon Valley Will Be Much Cooler, Literally

The U.S. government is making it more difficult for companies to quickly hire talent from

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16 Jun 2017

The Top Winners And Losers Among The World’s Cities

Western European cities dominate the top of our 2017 Quality of Living rankings, with Vienna

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15 Jun 2017

The Darker Side Of Liveable Cities Like Sydney

Sydney is frequently placed in the top ten of global “liveability” rankings. But despite the

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13 Jun 2017

How Hackers In Cities Can Solve Social Problems

Pittsburgh has declared itself an “inclusive innovation city,” meaning it is committed to making sure

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12 Jun 2017

Why Do We Keep Building Depressingly Designed Cities?

Prof Colin Ellard was walking past the rows of new-build towers that dominate the west

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12 Jun 2017

Britain, A Biking Highway Pioneer, In The 1930, Needs Revival

In the 1930s, the U.K. built a massive network of state-of-the-art bike trails. Now the

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08 Jun 2017

As Trump Dumps Paris Accord, U.S Cities Must Now Take Its Own Lead

Build dense. Build near transit. Rinse and repeat. President Trump’s decision to pull out of

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06 Jun 2017

To Ride the Subway of the Future, All You Need Is Your Face

Biometric markers could replace physical payment methods, speeding entry for passengers (and discouraging fare evaders).

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29 May 2017

Do You Know How Diverse Your Workplace Is?

We at Market Inspector firmly believe that diversity in the workplace is of enormous benefit to

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24 May 2017

The Top 10 Most Powerful Cities In The World

We often think of ‘magnetism’ as a human quality, as well as a physical phenomenon.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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27 Mar 2017

When Everything Is Automated, We Will Be Helpless During Crisis

We live in a world that is both increasingly complex and automated. So just as

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