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Five Cleantech Innovations for a Better World

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On November 8, while most eyes were focused on the United States, important news came out of COP22 in Marrakech: 2016 is on track to be the warmest...

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Visionary City-making: A History of the Future

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‘Defining the Cities of Tomorrow’ is a bold, grand and celebratory statement that is set within the context of a bright and positive future for cities. Yet, it...

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Vancouver Architecture: Growing Into Its Own

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It takes time for a city to mature and properly grow into its own being. The same goes for architecture: time is needed for the city to properly...

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True BIM…Not Just Revit

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Over the past decade, the use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) has increasingly become industry standard, as opposed to an advanced or elite technology. BIM’s growing popularity is...

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Family-Friendly Cities?

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The renewed interest and growth of urban centres has captured the interest of social scientists, economists and urban thinkers (among others), catalyzing a range of discussions. Among the...

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New York City Architecture: As Diverse as the City Itself

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New York City architecture is as varied and diverse as the people who live there. With a wide range of architectural styles spanning distinct historic and cultural periods,...

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Where Cities are Going, Next

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In a recent post, I argued that the increasing complexity of developed cities necessitates coordination between different urban infrastructures to ensure operational efficiencies and produce social well-being. I...

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The Sustainable Urban Future of Nordic Cities

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In a Nordic context, contemporary cities are characterized by their commitment to accessible greenery and water, health, wellbeing and the environment. This has been reflected in a strong...

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Construction Productivity: Swimming Against the Current

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The rapid advance of technology during the 20th century led to massive increases in labour productivity throughout most industries. In its most basic form, productivity is defined as...

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The Maker Movement

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The Maker Movement is a cultural phenomenon and is highly inclusive as everyone is welcome, regardless of their race, financial status or background. It is also changing the...

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