urbanism

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OPENGELA getting ready for replicating its urban regeneration programme throughout the Basque Country

To replicate the OPENGELA model, it is necessary to lay the foundations for neighbourhood offices to operate. For this reason (...)

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Leading the fight against climate change

The URBAN GreenUP city of Valladolid has won the III Edition of the "Climate Leaders Awards" in the category of "Local Admin (...)

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Lacaton and Vassal: how this year's Pritzker prize could spark an architectural revolution

The Frac Nord Pas de Calais art centre, designed by Lacaton and Vassal in 2013. Ville de Dunkerque, Wikimedia Commons, CC (...)

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Inclusive guide helps communities build urban resilience

The new Urban Action Kit, launched by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the (...)

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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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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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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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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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OpenSurface land-use tracking platform launches at COP25

Pioneering AI, satellite and ground-sourced data technology drives more effective climate action at planetary scale. (...)

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#12 Urban planning and constraints under the hot climate in Brazil

With a significant rural exodus and a territory very sensitive to the effects of global warming, Brazil must reorganize the (...)

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OVERVIEW | Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum: Matching local scale action with long term objectives and financing

The Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum was first launched in 2014. In February 2019 a two-day event was held in which (...)

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How concrete acquired a sterling reputation

Industrialization carried the growth of concrete, all the way to the dominating level it is at today. But with origins going (...)