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Top 7 Websites for creating Future Cities

Top 7 Websites for creating Future Cities | green streets | Scoop.it

Over 50% of the world's population now lives in cities, so the conditions are ripe for improving, adjusting and rethinking the urban landscape and city life. The web flourishes with digital platforms for community discussion, since now it’s city dwellers - rather than governing executives - that actively take part in city-related decision-making...
Check out the following seven websites that harness the power, wisdom and knowledge of the crowds to cultivate smarter future cities.

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From mean streets to green streets

From mean streets to green streets | green streets | Scoop.it

From mean streets to green streets...

Sustainable developments are forcing landlords to lift their game to stay competitive.

A website is seeking to raise the profile of that rare newcomer, the green rental property. When greenmoves.com.au founder Dani King rattles off a list of significant sustainable property developments under construction around town, it certainly sounds promising.

Impressive multi-unit residential developments, such as Breathe Architecture's The Commons in Brunswick, Lend Lease's Convesso apartments at Docklands and Stockland's Selandra Rise community, near Cranbourne, will increase the supply of green rental properties in Melbourne. With councils encouraging sustainable housing in municipalities including Melbourne, Moreland, Yarra, Darebin, Knox, Whitehorse and Banyule, Ms King predicts green properties will be much easier to find and rent...

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