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Pilot project at Largo Paissandú in São Paulo - cities for people

Centro Aberto Paissandu

Pilot project at Largo São Francisco in São Paulo - cities for people

Centro Aberto São Francisco

The 50 Best College Towns In America. What was considered: Livability, Student-to-resident ratio, Cultural Offerings, School Presence, Large Employers

The 50 Best College Towns In America - Best College Reviews

It's a small world. What is it that displaces people from their native lands? War? Poverty? The dream of a better life? The answer is quite often a combination of all of the above. As part of the GOOD Cities Project, we explore which metropolitan centers across the globe have the highest concentrations of immigrant populations. From Dubai to Dallas, Los Angeles to Oslo, take a closer look at where the world’s diaspora live.

It's a Small World

an 'All-Age-Friendly City project' was carried out in Spring-Summer 2014 at the University of Bristol. It has just published its first results. Conflicts between generations often arise over the use of resources, for example resentment by young workers of paying for the needs of older citizens in care homes etc. But this conflict is generated by the design of society and partly a function of the lack of opportunity for different generations to mix in public spaces.

The All-Ages-Friendly City | Sustainable Cities Collective

No Innovation Without Migration: Portlandia Is Dying

Paris' hidden architecture; since 2011, photographer Pierre Folk has traversed Paris’ Petite Ceinture, or Little Belt Railway, which has been abandoned since the 1930s.

Top 10 Car Independent Neighborhoods in the U.S. by the numbers

Chinese city opens 'phone lane' for texting pedestrians: City authorities in Chongqing have introduced a 30 metre ‘cellphone lane’ for pedestrians – is it a step too far in the name of public safety?

Chinese city opens 'phone lane' for texting pedestrians

Xalapa - Ciudades Emergentes y Sostenibles

Caminabilidad y Ciclovías | Ciudades Emergentes

LA2050 - 2014 Grants Challenge

LA2050 - 2014 Grants Challenge

Copenhagen Art Fair coming up soon! Welcome to CHART

Welcome to CHART | CHART

Hamburg, surprisingly boasts even more bridges and canals than Amsterdam or Venice, severely limiting the space it has for new residential development. In many of these cities that contain internal waterways, global warming is causing water levels to surge, resulting in uncontrollable flooding. How could Hamburg pack in more people while simultaneously preparing for rising waters? The city is addressing both of these issues with a “living and working on the water” initiative.

The Next Frontier in Urban Living: Waterways?

It is not always easy being a pedestrian in LA

An Epicurean Village Is Too Rich for Some Paris Appetites

São Paulo’s new master plan prioritizes sustainable urban development

Moscow’s new government has begun to implement an innovative urban revitalisationprogramme. The aim of this ambitious project is to transform the busy city centre into a comfortable and attractive public urban space. Most importantly, the new programme proposes that an 8-kilometre-long green pedestrian path be created, linking Vorobyovy Gory, a hill on the right bank of the Moskva River, the Krymskaya Embankment, Red Square and the Kremlin Embankment.

Moscow’s Krymskaya embankment

Damien Hirst's sustainable eco-village gets the green light - Devon UK

damien hirst's sustainable eco-village gets the green light

Caracas, Venezuela. The World's Tallest Slum: Relocations Begin

Indianapolis Cultural Trail: The Journey is the Destination

Bay Area: New Coalition has a more Livable Marin as its Mission

Marin County and Group Support | Sustainable Cities Collective