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China's trade and infrastructure deals don't look like desperation

Think of a small European country where China currently manages a $3.5 billion portfolio of direct investment projects.<p>And while the hapless …

These are the best and worst towns and cities in France for cycling

The best and worst towns for cyclists in France have been revealed in the first survey of its kind, which also revealed how French authorities need …

Small change, big impact: Using crowdfunding to invest in neighborhoods

William Crocker<p>There are some conditions: Each development project, whether it’s single family homes in New Orleans or apartments in Los Angeles, …

Infographic: The Evolution of Urban Planning

The Evolution of Urban Planning<p>on January 20, 2018 at 10:11 am<p>Shares 2.8K<p>Urban planning has been around for as long as cities have existed, but the …

Urban Design

21 Free Online Courses That Will Boost Your Career

It seems like an education costs a fortune these days, but it's a little known fact that some of the world's most prestigious universities offer …

Online platform aims to make lousy community meetings more inclusive and productive

CoUrbanize uses tech to broaden the urban planning process.<p>Have you ever been to a city or local planning meeting? I have. Twice. In two decades. As …

Graduate School

Reimagining our roads

On-the-street solutions for improving five American cities, with accessibility and mobility in mind<p>In the quest to create more pedestrian-friendly cities, urban planners often carve out space in obvious places like parks, greenways, and waterfronts. But in many ways, the most abundant resource that …

Urban Design

Jurong Lake District to create more than 100,000 jobs, 20,000 homes

SINGAPORE: More than 100,000 new jobs will be created and 20,000 homes built in the 360-hectare Jurong Lake District, the Urban Redevelopment …

Lake District

Trees help keep you cozy, even when you’re indoors

Protecting buildings from cold air, turbulent winds and dangerous pollution.<p>Even one city tree can make a difference.<p>Trees provide beauty when they bloom and shade when it’s hot. They are a symbol of the environment, hence the term “tree huggers” to describe eco-activists. They even inspire (often …

A new build home that alters your perception!

You might take a look at this project and think to yourself that it's another contemporary home and what of it, but if we told you that it is one of …

Three Keys To Effectively Managing Remote Workers [Infographic]

In a mere three years the mobile workforce is projected to comprise roughly three-quarters of U.S. employees.<p>Is your organization ready?<p>According to Gallup, remote working has been on the rise since 2012: from 39% in 2012 to 43% in 2016. The desire to work remotely is here to stay and it isn’t …

Remote Working

A white and wood home that is oh so good!

It's no secret that white and wood is a combination that ALWAYS looks good, but today, we are going to show you a modernist home that takes things to …

12 important lessons for building a business in your first year

The first year is always the hardest.<p>The first year of trying to get back into shape. The first year of learning a language. The first year of learning a new skill.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in Amsterdam in May?Join us<p>For us, it was the first …

Airbnb Paris Office: Airbnb transforms a corporate office space into a traditional Parisian loft that feels like home

Airbnb Paris Office: Airbnb transforms a corporate office space into a traditional Parisian loft that feels like home Architects: STUDIOS …

The Top 10 Signs That Your Startup is Tanking

If you find yourself ticking these boxes, watch out!<p><i>What are some early signs to recognize your startup is in trouble? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Bonnie Foley-Wong, CEO Pique</b> …

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This Company Pays Employees To Adopt Cats

BRB, applying to work here immediately.<p>A company in Japan seems like it’s pretty much purr-adise for cat lovers.<p>Not only does Ferray, an IT Firm in Tokyo, allow employees to bring their cats into the office, but the company gives workers a bonus if they adopt a cat.<p>“I also give 5,000 yen (about …

You Can't Concentrate At Work--But Research Says The Reason Is Not As Obvious As You Might Think

Hint: noise-canceling headphones won't solve the problem.<p>If you are at work, there's a high chance this article is distracting you from what you from something you should be doing instead. After all, the internet is responsible for over a third of workplace distractions. But still, it isn't the …

Princeton University

13 New York Startups With the Coolest Office Features You Never Knew You Needed

Regardless of your size, these New York offices are proof that your workplace can shine--it just takes a little creative vision.<p>From Baltimore to Washington, D.C., the quest for some of the coolest office attributes continues. These 13 companies hail from New York City, where beautiful buildings …

The Breakfast Club

How to create the perfect work-from-home environment

Over the past nine years I’ve realized that there is no ideal setup that is equally useful for thousands of people working remotely. It varies a lot …

Work from Home

A garden bridge that works: how Seoul succeeded where London failed

Seoul’s ambitious Skygarden revives a disused elevated 1970s highway with 24,000 plants – and is open to all, 24 hours a day<p>Stop me if you’ve heard this before. The ambitious mayor of a big city backs a project to put a garden on a bridge. A celebrated designer is appointed and seductive images …

Why Public Spaces Fail

William H. Whyte once said, "It is difficult to design a space that will not attract people - what is remarkable is how often this has been …

8 Placemaking Principles for Innovation Districts

<i>PPS staff Nate Storring and Meg Walker reflect on the possibilities and challenges of placemaking in innovation districts. This article is part of</i> …

Streets as Places Toolkit

<b>Like few other places, streets are a public stage where life unfolds</b><i>. From town parades and trick-or-treating, to markets and public gatherings,</i> …

Urban Design

The Lighter, Quicker, Cheaper Transformation of Public Spaces

There is growing momentum to get “back to the basics” of what makes cities thrive. Many of the most effective and immediate solutions are lighter, …

Urban Design

Efforts to Ease Congestion Threaten Street Food Culture in Southeast Asia

HANOI, Vietnam — As strips of tofu sizzle beside her in a vat of oil, Nguyen Thu Hong listens for police sirens.<p>Police raids on sidewalk vendors have escalated sharply in downtown Hanoi since March, she said, and officers fine her about $9, or two days’ earnings, for the crime of selling bun dau …

Is Your City Design-Centered or Place-Centered?

When an opportunity to develop a site in your city comes up, what kind of approach do the people leading the process take? Do they treat the site as …

Livabilitization - Numbing The Urban Experience

Chicago Millenium Fountain. Image credit: Gehl<p><b>By Jeff Risom, Partner and Managing Director US, Gehl</b><p><b>The term livability tends to sum up what we</b> …

Bangkok's Street Vendors Are Not the Enemies of Public Space

Yet the Thai government has long been on a mission to “clean up” the streets and “return the pavements to the pedestrians.”<p>For a moment, it seemed like Bangkok was going to lose the very street food culture that’s defined the city for decades. Local newspaper <i>The Nation</i> reported last Tuesday that …

Connecting People Through News

12 Ways to Generate Leads for Your Consulting Business

Don't stress about finding new customers. Just put these dozen ideas to work for you.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Shelby Larson’s book</i> Moonlighting on the Internet<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes<i><br>Shelby Larson</i> …

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