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Citizens inspire a car-free Leuven

A broad survey, possible solutions displayed on screens, inspirational walks, tables of future and a Citizen’s Assembly – (...)

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Could cargo bike deliveries help green e-commerce?

A worker on an electric cargo-bike ferries goods in Strasbourg, France. Frederick Florin/AFP As the world moves toward decarb (...)

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Debunking stereotypes about mobile homes could make them a new face of affordable housing

image source : depositphotos When you hear the words “trailer park” or “mobile home park,” what comes to mind? Crime? Poverty (...)

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The case for degrowth: stop the endless expansion and work with what our cities already have

image source : depositphotos Australian cities are good at growing – for decades their states have relied on it. The need (...)

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Why turning old city bridges into new urban parks is such a great idea

image source : depositphotos The recent opening of the Castlefield Viaduct Sky Park in Manchester, UK, has brought fresh (...)

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CDC eviction ban ended by Supreme Court: 4 questions about its impact answered by a housing law expert

The Supreme Court lifted the CDC’s eviction ban. AP Photo/Elise Amendola Katy Ramsey Mason, University of Memphis The Supreme (...)

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GFHS 2020:Post-Pandemic Recovery and Transformation: Resilient Cities, Healthy Planet

The 15th Annual Session of Global Forum on Human Settlements & Sustainable Cities And Human Settlements Awards Ceremony (...)

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Property, cities and innovation: Launch of Paris Real Estate Week in September

A week of MIPIM and PROPEL events dedicated to property, cities and innovation! Paris, June 2, 2020 – Paris Real Estate Week (...)

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Testing fuel-cell buses

The Finnish town of Kerava is one of the few European cities that will use electric buses powered by electro-chemical cells (...)

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A geospace odyssey

There is a vast amount of data generated across the built and natural environments – data which has massive potential (...)

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[Podcast] Micromobility industries : at the intersection of regulation and new mobility

This week, Oliver interviews Emily Castor Warren, one of the first employees at Lyft and then Lime in the policy space. We (...)

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[D2Grids] What is the future of heat supply in cities?

Every autumn, the heating in many houses is switched on again. In the Netherlands there is a lot of natural gas being burned (...)

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How we can recycle more buildings

More than 35 billion tonnes of non-metallic minerals are extracted from the Earth every year. These materials mainly end (...)

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Data that will boost the transformation of cities

Data processing is essential for the good management of cities. With the launch of the Building Market Brief Report (BMB (...)

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3 ways cities can prepare for climate emergencies

Cities are on the front line of climate change. While their footprints cover a mere two per cent of the Earth’s surface (...)