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In a new series, BBC News looks at the continuing appeal of the skyscraper.
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According to a new study from the Brookings Institution, big city lights may be growing brighter by the day, but the 'burbs are broke.
Sales of the Nissan Leaf and Tesla Model S helped the industry reach this milestone. Meanwhile, Tesla plans to repay a government loan nine years early.
Utilities are truly TERRIFIED of consumers popping off the grid.
The urban revolution is not just remarkable in scale, but also in the way cities are evolving. Buildings and systems are now responding to our shifting needs.
The U.S. is expected to add 74.3 million new homes by 2050. How will its city evolve to meet this demand?
Learn about one of the most ancient cities in the world -- Tokyo in this Discovery Channel documentary film by Chris Schmidt. It is one of the most densely p...
Transhumanism Meets Design - http://humanityplus.org/conferences/parsons/ ==Cities by Invention== Our non-profit design group promotes ecological design in c...
Architecture and Design Magazine for the 21st Century. Organizer of the Annual Skyscraper Architectural Competition.
SkyHouse is a family residence renovated by architect David Hotson which sports an 80-foot (24-meter) slide.
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A mass-transit system known as SkyTran, co-developed at NASA's Ames Research Center, could soon carry individuals and couples above Tel Aviv's streets
"It's like walking into a forest of skyscrapers, but they're all empty."
Erik Morvan and Mobilona have proposed a space hotel for Barcelona that would include a zero gravity spa, vertical wind tunnel and 2,000 hotel rooms on a man made island off the city.
Skyscrapers shoot up in most cities, but what are developers to do in growing places where new building construction is limited to less than ten stories tall?
Aerospace firm AgustaWestland has unveiled what it claims is the world's first electric tilt rotor aircraft, known as Project Zero.
The evolution of the 'smart city' will require a new way of providing infrastructure and utilities to a growing population as well as a major uptake in resource efficiency, finds Leigh Stringer.
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AFTER a street-light opposite his home went out, your correspondent started noticing others on his hillside that had likewise gone dark. Twice, he reported the fact....
Urban sprawl isn’t to blame: unsustainable cities are the product of growth fetish