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An eviction crisis appears imminent. AP Photo/Michael Dwyer Bryan Keogh, The Conversation The White House and city officials across the country are scrambling to avoid an eviction crisis. The federal housing (...)
A picturesque image of the Kingston, Ont. waterfront at sunset. (Evi T/Unsplash) Cities as we know them are under attack thanks to COVID-19. Their growth, sustainability and ability to attract investment (...)
Jakarta residents stroll down a central thoroughfare on the weekly car-free morning held each Sunday. Stefano Politi Markovina / Alamy Stock Photo By 2050, it is projected that almost 70% of the world’s (...)
Lunatictm/Shutterstock Ran Boydell, Heriot-Watt University Climate change will affect every aspect of our lives – including the buildings we live and work in. Most people in the US, for example, spend (...)
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Edi Kurniawan/Unsplash S. Travis Waller, UNSW et Kasun Wijayaratna, University of Technology Sydney Uber, Ola, Car Next Door, GoGet, Urbi and Shareabike have transformed the mobility experience for millions (...)
Cairo Photo credit should read PATRICK BAZ/AFP via Getty Images An article by Sylvia Croese, University of the Witwatersrand and Ntombini Marrengane, University of Cape Town The African continent is fast (...)
The Frac Nord Pas de Calais art centre, designed by Lacaton and Vassal in 2013. Ville de Dunkerque, Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA Article by Maria Vogiatzaki, Anglia Ruskin University Starting out as an (...)