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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12 Sep 2017

Pope Francis On Climate Change Denial : ‘Man Is Stupid’

Climate change denials amid catastrophic hurricanes are a reminder that humans are not a particularly

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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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15 Aug 2017

Minnesota’s Top 8 Reason For Your U.S. City

Love the outdoors, food, festivals or small town charm? These are just a few reasons

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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

Street Art Bastions Find Home In These Cities

Graffiti, murals, vandalism—street art takes on various names, but one thing that rings true across

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15 Aug 2017

Aussie Cities Needs To Amp Up Its Regional Transport Aims

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

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15 Aug 2017

The Biggest Bitcoin Prize Winnings

People have always been fascinated with the idea of gambling their debts away and making

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14 Aug 2017

What Is the Future of Senior Living?

Familiar amenities, technology becoming must-haves for senior living. As more and more Baby Boomers hurtle headfirst

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10 Aug 2017

Stunning Space Views Of National Parks You’ll Soon Enjoy

It might be hard to resist planning a trip to these parks once you see

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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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02 Aug 2017

A Super Helpful Guide to Equitable City Growth

  When there’s a big project with public dollars in the city of New Orleans,

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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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31 Jul 2017

The Top 10 Best Places to Stay if You Care About the Planet

Sustainable, spectacular, and engaged with local communities, these lodges are tucked into some of the

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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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28 Jul 2017

Top 3: The Best Cities In The World To Play Blackjack

We all know that Blackjack is one of the world’s most popular games, and to

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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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20 Jul 2017

What 5,000 Americans Think About Urban Design

Park benches, well-maintained lots, planters full of bright flowers, lamp posts — these are public

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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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18 Jul 2017

Artsy Aussie : 98% of Young Australians Into The Arts

The arts play a role in the lives of 98% of the Australian population, according

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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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13 Jul 2017

Why Cities Are Where They Are

Politics and history aside, the single best place on Earth to build a city may

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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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08 Jul 2017

Why Urban Farms Still Need Their Wild Side

The beginning of agriculture changed human history and has fascinated scholars for centuries. Yet it’s hard to

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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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