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Edinburgh: building climate resilient infrastructure and communities

A labyrinth of cobblestone streets, dimly lit and presided over by an imposing castle, Edinburgh’s city center has seen centu (...)

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This is how we create the age-friendly smart city

Shutterstock Sonja Pedell, Swinburne University of Technology et Ann Borda, The University of Melbourne Senior citizens need (...)

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You need all 6 pieces of the puzzle to build urban resilience, but too often it’s politics that leaves a gap

Greg Brave/Shutterstock Aysin Dedekorkut-Howes, Griffith University; Elnaz Torabi, Griffith University et Michael Howes, (...)

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Think big. Why the future of uni campuses lies beyond the CBD

The University of Paris-Saclay is part of a vast research-intensive academic and business cluster being built on former farml (...)

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A century that profoundly changed universities and their campuses

EQRoy/Shutterstock Geoff Hanmer This history of the development of universities is the first of two articles on the past (...)

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Call for Papers - EREE 2021

3rd International Conference on Environment, Resources and Energy Engineering - EREE 2021. July 15-17, 2021 | Singapore Impor (...)

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Improved urban parks increase communities’ climate resilience

Start Park, a project led by citizens from Florence, Italy, has won “Most advanced idea” at the global Climathon Awards  (...)

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How new design patterns can enable cities and their residents to change with climate change

Cunaplus, Shutterstock Cameron Tonkinwise, University of Technology Sydney et Abby Mellick Lopes, University of Technology (...)

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How cities can unlock the potential of laneway housing

LGA Architectural Partners, Ben Rahn/A Frame After an extensive renovation, an old house in a laneway in Toronto became a (...)

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Bridging the investment gap: Infrastructuring tomorrow

Over the past year, Dark Matter Labs has been reimagining infrastructures with stakeholders throughout Europe, including (...)

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How to cut emissions from transport: ban fossil fuel cars, electrify transport and get people walking and cycling

  Fiona Goodall/Getty Images An article by Robert McLachlan, Massey University The Climate Change Commission’s draft advice (...)

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I lived through Hurricane Katrina and helped design the rebuild – floods will always come, but we can build better to prepare

  Article written by Elizabeth Mossop, University of Technology Sydney As the climate changes, floods and extreme rainfall (...)

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Another round of smart and sustainable innovation in Pamplona

The projects that will test-run smart city solutions for the 2nd edition of the “Smart Pamplona Lab” programme have been (...)

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An Ecological Corridor to reunite the city and nature

The Turkish city of Izmir has inaugurated an Ecological Corridor and a natural area that implements Nature Based Solutions (...)

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The Outcome Document of the 15th Annual Session of Global Forum on Human Settlements (GFHS 2020)

The year 2020 has led the world into a decade of action on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and the UN calls for (...)