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Is sharing really green?

Is sharing really green? | Smart Sustainable Cities | Scoop.it
Many have sung the sharing economy's environmental praises, but the evidence may not be there to back up their claims.
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Shared City — Medium

Shared City — Medium | Smart Sustainable Cities | Scoop.it
Imagine if you could build a city that is shared.

Where people become micro-entrepreneurs,

and local mom and pops flourish once again.
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Airbnb Shared City Initiative

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The Metropolitan Revolution

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The Metropolitan Revolution: How Cities and Metros Are Fixing Our Broken Politics and Fragile Economy details the most important attributes of America’s next economy.
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IBM - e-Government - Ideas - United States

IBM - e-Government - Ideas - United States | Smart Sustainable Cities | Scoop.it
Successful public governance involves insightful leadership and effective use of technology. Approaches that use analytics, shared services and collaboration enable real transformation that benefits the public and creates smarter government.
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Biomimicry’s growing web of opportunity

Biomimicry’s growing web of opportunity | Smart Sustainable Cities | Scoop.it
For all the fascination with biomimicry, the field hasn’t generated a lot of products. But a lot is going on behind the scenes.
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Human Scale City

Human Scale City | Smart Sustainable Cities | Scoop.it
HUMAN SCALE CITY is a project of urban analysis dealing with the current debates on cities, urban policies and local actions
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Dynamic Duos: Michael Bloomberg And Janette Sadik-Khan On The Future Of Walking, Biking, And Driving

Dynamic Duos: Michael Bloomberg And Janette Sadik-Khan On The Future Of Walking, Biking, And Driving | Smart Sustainable Cities | Scoop.it
New York City: From streets to parks to ubiquitous blue bikes the city that never sleeps has been reenergized by thoughtful--and controversial--design...
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How to make a city great | McKinsey & Company

How to make a city great | McKinsey & Company | Smart Sustainable Cities | Scoop.it
By 2030, 60 percent of the world’s population will live in cities. That could mean great things for economic growth—if the cities handle their expansion wisely. Here’s how. A McKinsey & Company article.
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Michael Weinstock | The Architectural Association - Academia.edu

Michael Weinstock | The Architectural Association - Academia.edu | Smart Sustainable Cities | Scoop.it
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Papers on Cities, Design, Planning, Complexity

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Knight Foundation News Challenge - How might we improve the way citizens and governments interact? - Submission - eCitizens: Like Google Alerts for Local Gov Docs - using your keywords

Knight Foundation News Challenge - How might we improve the way citizens and governments interact? - Submission - eCitizens: Like Google Alerts for Local Gov Docs - using your keywords | Smart Sustainable Cities | Scoop.it
Knight Foundation News Challenge is a global community that will draw on your optimism, inspiration, ideas and opinions to solve problems together for the collective social good.
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Class-Divided Cities: New York Edition

Class-Divided Cities: New York Edition | Smart Sustainable Cities | Scoop.it
Examining America's dramatic socio-economic residential segregation.
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The FINANCIAL - New World Bank report offers policymakers roadmap for building resilient sustainable cities

The FINANCIAL - New World Bank report offers policymakers roadmap for building resilient sustainable cities | Smart Sustainable Cities | Scoop.it
The FINANCIAL
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Sustainable Ecosystems: Chicago's Multi-Stakeholder Commitment Boosting Innovation and Entrepreneurship | Sustainable Brands

Sustainable Ecosystems: Chicago's Multi-Stakeholder Commitment Boosting Innovation and Entrepreneurship | Sustainable Brands | Smart Sustainable Cities | Scoop.it
A community that holistically embraces the philosophies of sustainable development offers ideal grounds for development of the business ideologies, spirit and camaraderie vital for propagation of any sustainable brand.
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On GPS: The future of cities - CNN.com Video

Fareed Zakaria discusses global trends in urbanization and suburbanization with an expert panel.
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IBM - Smarter Cities - building and carrying out ways for a city to realize its full potential

IBM - Smarter Cities - building and carrying out ways for a city to realize its full potential | Smart Sustainable Cities | Scoop.it
building and carrying out ways for a city to realize its full potential
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Doing well by doing good: A leader’s guide | McKinsey & Company

Doing well by doing good: A leader’s guide | McKinsey & Company | Smart Sustainable Cities | Scoop.it
Addressing community problems increasingly requires cooperation among the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors. Here, three executives explain how a civic alliance in America’s Minneapolis–Saint Paul region may point toward an operating model.
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10 ways to build a sustainable future

10 ways to build a sustainable future | Smart Sustainable Cities | Scoop.it
Urban planners need to think more strategically about how cities are designed to promote development. Our panel of experts offers some insights
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100 Resilient CIties - Rockefeller Foundation

100 Resilient CIties - Rockefeller Foundation | Smart Sustainable Cities | Scoop.it
The Rockefeller Foundation is hosting a global conversation on resilience and selecting 100 Resilient Cities, ready to withstand disasters and bounce back.
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How to make a city great | McKinsey & Company

How to make a city great | McKinsey & Company | Smart Sustainable Cities | Scoop.it
By 2030, 60 percent of the world’s population will live in cities. That could mean great things for economic growth—if the cities handle their expansion wisely. Here’s how. A McKinsey & Company article.
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Smart Cities | Mainly Based on my Lectures on Models, Complexity, and Smart Cities at ASU, Ritsumeikan, Tel Aviv, and UCL, with blogging odds and ends thrown in for good measure

Smart Cities | Mainly Based on my Lectures on Models, Complexity, and Smart Cities at ASU, Ritsumeikan, Tel Aviv, and UCL, with blogging odds and ends thrown in for good measure | Smart Sustainable Cities | Scoop.it
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Blog on Smart Cities by Professor Michael Batty (UK)

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MIT’s Open-Sourced Urban Planning Tool To Help Build Smarter Cities

MIT’s Open-Sourced Urban Planning Tool To Help Build Smarter Cities | Smart Sustainable Cities | Scoop.it
There are currently 3.3 billion people living in cities – and that number is only growing. In the next five years, the urban population is expected to increase well beyond half the world’s total.
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The Tiny Transforming Apartment That Packs Eight Rooms into 420 Square Feet

The Tiny Transforming Apartment That Packs Eight Rooms into 420 Square Feet | Smart Sustainable Cities | Scoop.it
Living in New York City isn't all adventure and dynamism. Unless you are wealthy the way no real person is, you probably have to settle for a living space that is cramped and cluttered.
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