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Urban Sustainability in the Digital Age - How Digital Technology, Collaboration and Design can help create places we really want to live.
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The Hole at Oranhill

Aoife aged 10 and Fern aged 7 and Blythe aged 11 made this video about a BIG HOLE that has been left at our estate in Oranhill, Oranmore, County Galway. Ever...
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Excellent video showing the shameful legacy of the so called 'celtic tiger' on suburban areas in Ireland. This was caused by poor planning and even poorer regulation during the disasterous (for urban sustainability) Irish building boom of the 2000's.   

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Collaborative Cities | The Documentary - An interactive documentary featuring inspiring entrepreneurs and communities in a new economy built around sharing and collaboration.

Collaborative Cities | The Documentary - An interactive documentary featuring inspiring entrepreneurs and communities in a new economy built around sharing and collaboration. | The Digital-Urban | Scoop.it
Collaborative Cities is a documentary about people from vibrant cities across Europe and North America sharing resources, knowledge, skills, facilities and amazing experiences.
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25 Technologies Every Smart City Should Have - Mashable

25 Technologies Every Smart City Should Have - Mashable | The Digital-Urban | Scoop.it
25 Technologies Every Smart City Should Have
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But before we get to that kind of population density, we have to optimize our cities. We need to make them smarter and better; technology can help.

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Can One House Change Dublin's Identity?: Ali Grehan at TEDxDUBLIN

TEDxDublin was hosted by Science Gallery at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre on September 8th, 2012. http://www.TEDxDublin.com Ali Grehan is the Dublin City Arch...
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Sustainable cities need families living in their centres - Irish families in Dublin don't do city centre apartment living... Here's an idea to change that...

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Northern cities show the future of urban bike travel | The Times

Northern cities show the future of urban bike travel | The Times | The Digital-Urban | Scoop.it

As councils' budgets are cut, building cycling infrastructure that saves lives could drag on for years, but Newcastle is planning an ambitious network of seven cycle routes.

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Interesting that many British cities are creating 'cycling officer' positions while in Dublin we've dumped ours.

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America's "greenest street" provides a blueprint for sustainable urban development

America's "greenest street" provides a blueprint for sustainable urban development | The Digital-Urban | Scoop.it
Cermak Road in Chicago has earned the title “Greenest Street in America” through its use of landscaping, wind power, irrigation, drought-resistant native p...
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