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Visualization of the Day: New York City's Wealth Gap, Mapped In 3D

Water sensitive design: integrating water with urban planning

For too long we have been designing water out of our cities when we should have been designing it in<p>In March this year, the Mayor of London and RoDMA announced a tender to create the UK's largest floating village in London's Royal Docks, on an area one and a half times the size of Green Park. …

Sustainability

Consultant to Major Developers Advocates "Clear-Cut" Strategy for City Planning

In this Sunday's Inquirer, Joel Naroff, a consultant to major developers (of the kind who might profit from large swaths of vacant land), wrote an op-ed claiming that the best way for Philadelphia to improve its fortunes would be to <b>"clear-cut"</b> neighborhoods with high vacancy rates. Essentially, …

Urban Threats

Urbanization spurs a unique set of issues to both humans and animals.<p>The promise of jobs and prosperity, among other factors, pulls people to cities. Half of the global population already lives in cities, and by 2050 two-thirds of the world's people are expected to live in urban areas. But in …

Redesigning cities: could urban planning be a catalyst for development?

If the layout of cities impacts on everything from climate change adaptation to gender violence, should design be more central to development? Join the debate, Thursday 1pm BST 29 August<p>Urbanisation – driven both by population growth and high levels of rural-urban migration – is now happening at an …

Urban Mountain: Tallest Tower Planned for Norway Wins the Nordic Built Challenge

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects just won the Nordic Built Challenge with plans for Urban Mountain - the tallest tower in Norway. The team’s 79,000 …

Lots of Cars and Trucks, No Traffic Signs or Lights: Chaos or Calm?