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A New Wave of Smart Cities?

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Building on the momentum of the US DOT’s Smart City Challenge, Google spin-off Sidewalk Labs has announced that it will partner with Transportation for America (T4A) to help 16 US...

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Technology Can’t Save The City

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...Life Mag. She makes the argument that it is impossible for “smart city” technologies to accurately capture the interactions betweens millions of subsets of people that inhabit a city. Cities...

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Senior Living in the City

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For generations, the default retirement dream has been a slower pace of life in leafy suburbs or genteel villages. ‘Escape to the country’ is part of the British psyche and...

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The City from 95cm: How Do 3 Year Olds Experience Urban Life?

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A global initiative is asking city designers to look at the world from the eyes of a child- quite literally as they ask adults to stop and view...

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Family-Friendly Living in the City

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...to appeal to people who want a more urban lifestyle, accessible to the city, but within an environment that better meets a wider range of life stages, including family life....

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How Winter Holidays Activate Public Space

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...this time of year. Public plazas and parks often see more life in December and January than on warm and bright summer days. How can cities learn year-round from the...

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Celebrate your City this Weekend with Jane’s Walk!

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...background as an urban planner and instead, collected her insight through firsthand experience and observation of the city around her. Jacobs’ most famous work, The Death and Life of Great...

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Crafting Collisions for the Betterment of Society

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...Biomedical and Life Sciences, Cardiff University Cardiff University recently opened the Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC). Housing Europe’s most powerful brain scanner, the Siemens 3 Tesla Connector MRI...

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The City as an R&D Lab

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The evolution of cities as labs is clear in a Fast Company interview with Dan Doctoroff, CEO of Sidewalk Labs, a Google startup company. They discuss the opportunity technology presents...

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