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19 Feb 2015

Beijing To Add Four More Metro Lines

Officials in Beijing have laid out plans to continue their program of rapid expansion of

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19 Feb 2015

Singapore’s ‘Urban Jungle’

Inside a city that works hard at keeping the jungle in “urban jungle.” When it

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19 Feb 2015

Every City Needs Hong Kong’s Brilliant Baggage-Check System

In-town baggage service eliminates the hassle of hauling luggage to the airport or around the

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18 Feb 2015

Outsights

Everyday, we pass with nothing more than passing note, mundane objects and human genius whose

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18 Feb 2015

Alessandro Volta : The Power You Carry

Alessandro Volta is an Italian physicist famously known for his invention of the electric battery.

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18 Feb 2015

China’s Pearl River Delta Overtakes Tokyo As World’s Largest Megacity

Several hundred million more people are expected to move to cities in East Asia over

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18 Feb 2015

6 Principles In Planning City-Level Sensor Projects

In Montreal, bus and subway riders who use the transit system’s OPUS smart fare card

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18 Feb 2015

Wellington In New Zealand Experiments With Parking Sensors

Thousands of sensors are to be installed around Wellington to keep an eye on parking overstayers.

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18 Feb 2015

DataViva, An MIT Media Lab Tool For Visualising Government Data

DataViva, a project developed in part by Media Lab professor César Hidalgo, aims to make

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18 Feb 2015

Jared Diamond: Why Do Societies Collapse?

Why do societies fail? With lessons from the Norse of Iron Age Greenland, deforested Easter

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17 Feb 2015

Concrete Building Material May Not Be As Concrete As We Think

Climate change may cause reinforced concrete structures to deteriorate quicker than expected, a new study

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17 Feb 2015

What Can UK Learn From Auckland On Metro Mayors And City-regions?

Four lessons from New Zealand on how to devolve power to cities. Last November 2014 Centre

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17 Feb 2015

A Worm’s-Eye View Of Hong Kong’s Skyscrapers

With seven million people squeezed into just 426 sq/mi, Hong Kong is one of the

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17 Feb 2015

World’s Cities Experiencing More Heatwaves

Number of extremely hot days a year has increased in hundreds of cities since the

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17 Feb 2015

James Kunstler: How Bad Architecture Wrecked Cities

In James Howard Kunstler’s view, public spaces should be inspired centres of civic life and

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16 Feb 2015

Cars And Robust Cities Are Fundamentally Incompatible

50 years ago, experts predicted automobiles would drain the life from urban areas. Their predictions

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16 Feb 2015

Cities Might Influence Not Just Our Civilizations, But Our Evolution

Cities reverberate through history as centres of civilisation. Ur. Babylon. Rome. Baghdad. Tenochtitlan. Beijing. Paris.

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16 Feb 2015

“We Have Designed Cities To Make People Ill”

“We are all suffering from the bad design in the world,” Thomas Fisher, an architecture

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16 Feb 2015

How Crowdsourcing And Machine Learning Will Change The Way We Design Cities

Researchers at MIT Media Lab are using crowdsourced data to create an algorithm that determines

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16 Feb 2015

Alastair Parvin: Architecture For The People By The People

Designer Alastair Parvin presents a simple but provocative idea: what if, instead of architects creating

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14 Feb 2015

Nikola Tesla : ‘Let Me Count The Ways’

Electricity, radio, x-rays, radar, wireless communications, these things undeniably plays a very significant role in

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14 Feb 2015

Techton

We are all standing on the shoulders of giants. How did we arrive at this

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14 Feb 2015

When It Comes To Falling In Love With Cities, Size Matters

Before Joan Didion left New York, she fell in love with it, “the way you

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14 Feb 2015

7 Cities That Are Starting To Go Car-Free

Urban planners are finally recognising that streets should be designed for people, not careening hunks

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