“Livability” Best Match

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Does a “Most Livable City” Ranking Matter?

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...cities. As a Guardian article puts it, this ranking rewards the “safe and clean” cities. Or as CityLab puts it, “Livability rankings value cities that don’t “feel” like cities. They... (Search hits: 6 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 1 in other taxonomies. Score: 333.55)

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Making the Most of Urban Space

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Major increases in city land values, a side-effect of a revived appreciation for urbanity, have pushed planners, developers and designers to reconsider formerly overlooked spaces. To maximize the... (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 1 in other taxonomies. Score: 47.65)

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Subscription to Car-Free-Ideals

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Since the invention of the automobile, increasingly car-oriented street networks have encouraged people to drive more, while simultaneously discouraging and, even criminalizing, walking. The result has been growing... (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 1 in other taxonomies. Score: 47.65)

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Little Human behind the Design Inspiration

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Cities and buildings are made for people and by people. Architects’ interpretation of the human body transfers into their architectural designs. Le Corbusier‘s tall and muscular person created... (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 1 in other taxonomies. Score: 47.65)

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Is Vancouver Ready to Grow from Laneways to Living Lanes?

/ ibi-ideas / vancouver-ready-grow-laneways-living-lanes
...Pro Walk, Pro Bike, Pro Place conference and Placemaking Week was a great inspiration. Our lanes and alleys are far from perfect today. Livability doesn’t stop at the curb. Let’s... (Search hits: 1 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 0 in other taxonomies. Score: 47.65)

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“Most Livable City” Rankings Do Matter!: A Response

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We recently posed the question “Does a ‘Most Livable City’ Ranking Matter?” The team at TH!NK found themselves leaning heavily towards “no” in our analysis, but we received... (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 1 in other taxonomies. Score: 47.65)

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The Shadowless Skyscraper

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As land becomes increasingly valuable, more cities are looking upwards to accommodate growth. Tall buildings create their own challenges however. But one key challenge – shadows and darkness... (Search hits: 0 in body, 0 in title, 0 in categories, 0 in tags, 1 in other taxonomies. Score: 47.65)

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