Rachel Watson

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This Is How You Turn Around a Bad First Impression


Is Seattle a model for sustainable cities, or just a mess?

In 1962, nearly 10 million people stampeded to the shores of Puget Sound for the Century 21 Exposition, aka the Seattle World’s Fair, an elaborate …

In New York City and Chicago, the smart city is here — and it's keeping track of everything

Two major projects have kicked off in New York City and Chicago, part of a broader global trend toward using high technology — the latest in sensors and infinitesimal tracking and measuring devices — to create "smart cities."<p>It takes a lot to power The City That Never Sleeps. In partnership with …

Smart Cities

Urban Profile: Purpose

The Manhattan Cocktail Classic Hering Spring Fling at the Mercedes Club

Inside the Domino Sugar Refinery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Mapping Your City's Smells

Data scientists at the University of Cambridge explore how urban odors can guide better city design.<p>What can we learn from pausing, deeply inhaling and smelling—yes, smelling—our cities? A new paper from University of Cambridge researchers argues that while urban planners and policymakers have a …