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To realize increased efficiency, city leaders, planners and developers should look to the technology sector, where the principles of “agile” software development have transformed project delivery.
Alejandro Gutiérrez October 2, 2017
Too much of today’s conversation focuses on energy generation rather than urban design, land-use planning and zoning interventions.
Mihir Prakash and Darcy Jones September 11, 2017
But are urban planners ready to listen?
Einhard Schmidt-Kallert August 14, 2017
“The lesson is about more restraint,” says ISOCARP vice-president and planner Martin Dubbeling.
Gregory Scruggs July 19, 2017
Following the high-level Ocean Conference, checking in with Caribbean urban planner Asad Mohammed.
Gregory Scruggs June 15, 2017
More of the city's people and buildings are reaching old age, a phenomenon planners are calling 'double ageing'.
Alok Gupta June 13, 2017
Recommendations from a report by the U.N. Economic Commission for Africa.
David Hatch June 1, 2017
Artists, architects, planners, designers and ecologists gathered last month to discuss ecological urban design.
Gregory Scruggs May 4, 2017
A toolkit launching at this week’s Smart Cities NYC aims to help city leaders apply a more inclusive approach to urban technology.
Christopher Swope May 4, 2017
Last month’s collapse, which killed at least 32, confirmed longstanding warnings that the capital city’s waste plan was neither sustainable nor safe.
Amantha Perera May 2, 2017
At a conference known as Urban 95, city leaders consider how cities work for those who are 95 centimetres tall -- the average height of a healthy 3-year old.
Patralekha Chatterjee April 21, 2017
Yes, say experts. A working group meeting this month hopes to offer first-ever guidance in the next few years.
Brendon Bosworth April 5, 2017
A first-ever summit on cities and data this week adopted a declaration promoting “city data as the universal language”.
Brendon Bosworth March 10, 2017
An article in the Journal of the American Planning Association kicks off a debate among urban planners on the value of compact city designs.
David Hatch March 3, 2017
An innovative effort to keep a megacity's urban edge green.
Ignacio Amigo February 24, 2017
Findings offer insight for countries across the world dealing with spiking rates of driving and increasing car-focused urban planning.
David Hatch January 27, 2017
Two new courses, including a free online class open to anyone, take a multi-disciplinary approach to understanding how to build better cities.
Carlin Carr January 6, 2017
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