“Winter” Best Match
Innovations for Winter Cities
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Creating a more livable city from November to March, far above the 49th parallel— that is the goal of ‘Winter City’ urban planning. In 1982, The Livable Winter Cities Association...
Embracing Winter in the City
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...American cities have begun to embrace winter. Inspired by Nordic cities, and taking notes from places like Quebec City and Ottawa, a range of winter city initiatives have emerged. These...
Winter is Coming….and with it the Annual NHS Crisis
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With each passing year, the annual NHS ‘winter pressures crisis’ seems to deepen. Against the NHS’s target of discharging, admitting or transferring 95% of A&E patients within 4 hours of...
How Winter Holidays Activate Public Space
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...they are fantastic at activating plazas that are often empty in the winter months. The combination of performance spaces and carousels, stalls for goods and gifts, and festive food and...
Jographies: Urban Infrastructure to Encourage Running
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...There is also a separation between seasons, with summertime routes often utilizing green infrastructure such as parks and promenades, and winter runs conducted along dark suburban streets and industrial estates....
The Urban Effects of Modern Olympic Games
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...the games changed by learning from previous successes and failures? Pyeongchang 2018 After the most expensive Olympics in history in Sochi 2014, most of these specially built winter venues sit...
Our Toll Story: The 20-year Anniversary of Confederation Bridge
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...convince the bridge designers that toll & traffic management components were required on and within their structure. In the Maritimes, the local public was well aware of winter storms and...
Mobility to Flourish
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...automobile in order to exist.” Transportation and poverty are often closely linked. To empower as many residents as possible, a city needs to support multi-modality, from door-to-door. As winter descends...
Old Power Plants, New Energy
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...in less-dense urban settings, or is this only effective in urban cores? The exterior of the Toronto Power Generating Station is part of the “Winter Festival of Lights” held by...
Harnessing Nature to Heal
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...evidence of our inextricable, symbiotic, 24/7 dialogue with nature such as the recently discovered “photo sensitive ganglion cells impacting on circadian physiology” and “Calendar Cells producing Winter/Summer hormones”. Since the...