“Living+” Best Match
Building Living Shorelines
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...edge. As described by the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration, there are additional sustainability benefits to these “living” designs: “Living shorelines are a green infrastructure technique using native vegetation alone...
Senior Living in the City
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...in favour of the amenities and sociability of the city We are living longer and the proportion of older people is rising rapidly; we are staying active longer and expectations...
Is Vancouver Ready to Grow from Laneways to Living Lanes?
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...street furniture: Greenery and features for friends, families and neighbours reaffirm that, more than just mobility, a woonerf is a place for living. Through smart design, woonerfs create a greater...
Family-Friendly Living in the City
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...life in many European cities. Is family-friendly living in the city really possible? Projects such as Vancouver’s Olympic Village, Stockholm’s Hammarby Sjöstad and Hamburg’s HafenCity suggest that, yes, it is....
Living Alone, Together
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...Across most of the western world, more people are living alone in cities than ever before. In New York City, one third of residents live alone, up from 5%...
Urban Educations: K-12 in the Downtown Core
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...The population living in many downtown cores has skyrocketed in the last couple decades, but it’s only recently that we have seen a large uptick in the number of...
The Future of Shared Housing
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...shared approach and some element of communal living, creating new variations on what is traditionally referred to as “co-operative housing”. These new models tackle some of the biggest issues facing...
Does a “Most Livable City” Ranking Matter?
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...140 cities worldwide: stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education, and infrastructure. This is just one of many annual attempts to rank living conditions across the globe, along with survey’s such...