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Top 10 most dynamic cities of the future

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Which cities will have the biggest impact on the global economy in 2025?
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Strategic planning, urbanisation and regeneration in cities worldwide
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Calls for Rebirth, Not Demolition, in Detroit

Calls for Rebirth, Not Demolition, in Detroit | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
The president of the National Trust and an architect suggest alternatives to demolition.
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High Prices Pushing Many Homebuyers Away From Cities - DailyFinance

High Prices Pushing Many Homebuyers Away From Cities - DailyFinance | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
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Americans increasingly say they prefer to live near the centers of cities and towns, where commutes are typically shorter and culture, restaurants and entertainment close by.
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LCQ7: Railway property development projects

Legislative Council Question 7: Railway property development projects http://t.co/dDEmFql7QG #hknews
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Urban Growth: Singapore's First Commercial Vertical Farm

Urban Growth: Singapore's First Commercial Vertical Farm | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Singapore's First Commercial Vertical Farm
http://t.co/yQDRxMXXyT via @mritchie @US_Innovation #innovation #minnesota
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Make scoops planning for Croydon homes - Architects' Journal

Make scoops planning for Croydon homes - Architects' Journal | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Make scoops planning for Croydon homes Architects' Journal The empty 1960s building - once home to Croydon Council - is set for demolition and will make way for a 'sustainable' development backed by Croydon Council Urban Regeneration Vehicle...
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Prefab homes launched to solve housing crisis in London

Prefab homes launched to solve housing crisis in London | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
With average monthly rents for flats among the highest in the world, can tiny, prefabricated apartments provide a solution for low-income workers in London?
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Create your own London skyline – interactive

Create your own London skyline – interactive | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Explore how the London skyline would look with an extra Gherkin or Shard … or maybe you think the capital could benefit from an Empire State Building, a Burj Dubai or even the Petronas Towers
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Creating a Cycling Culture in Kadiköy, Istanbul

Creating a Cycling Culture in Kadiköy, Istanbul | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Walking along Moda Cadesi in the Kadiköy neighborhood of Istanbul is an exciting experience.
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Beijing Among Least Hospitable Cities, Chinese Researchers Say - Bloomberg

Belfast Telegraph Beijing Among Least Hospitable Cities, Chinese Researchers Say Bloomberg Pollution in Beijing and Shanghai place them among the least hospitable of 40 international cities ranked in a report by the Shanghai Academy of Social...
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William Zeckendorf Jr., Luxury Developer, Dies at 84

William Zeckendorf Jr., Luxury Developer, Dies at 84 | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Mr. Zeckendorf made big bets on big projects that helped refashion neighborhoods from the Upper West Side to Union Square.
    
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9 Inventive Ideas For Improving Cities - Co.Exist

9 Inventive Ideas For Improving Cities - Co.Exist | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
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Pennsylvania cities like Harrisburg have introduced a new type of tax that encourages developers to do something productive with their vacant properties.
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GB lands £50m London contracts - The Construction Index

GB lands £50m London contracts - The Construction Index | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
GB lands £50m London contracts The Construction Index GB Group executive chairman Martin Smout said: "We are delighted to be able to bring our experience and knowledge of cutting edge environmental techniques to these major projects in the capital,...
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Cities With Best Public Transportation Systems - Business Insider

Cities With Best Public Transportation Systems - Business Insider | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Here are 10 U.S. cities where it's relatively easy to get around.
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Asia Ain’t Cheap, But It’s Not the Priciest Place for Expats, Says Survey - Southeast Asia Real Time - WSJ

Asia Ain’t Cheap, But It’s Not the Priciest Place for Expats, Says Survey - Southeast Asia Real Time - WSJ | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Singapore was ranked the world’s most expensive place for expatriates to live in a March survey, but in a new study released on Tuesday, the city-state doesn’t even make the top 20.
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Largest World Cities: 2014 - Somewhat Reasonable - Heartland Institute (blog)

Largest World Cities: 2014 - Somewhat Reasonable - Heartland Institute (blog) | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Somewhat Reasonable - Heartland Institute (blog) Largest World Cities: 2014 Somewhat Reasonable - Heartland Institute (blog) With a total population of 1.92 billion residents, these cities comprise approximately 51 percent of the world urban...
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Croydon approves 32-storey residential tower - PlanningResource (subscription)

Croydon approves 32-storey residential tower - PlanningResource (subscription) | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Croydon approves 32-storey residential tower PlanningResource (subscription) Croydon Council relocated staff from its former Taberner House headquarters to a new building in September last year, and put together the homes scheme through its Croydon...
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Recent Census Data Shows Urban Growth Supporting New Homes That are Small and Tall

Recent Census Data Shows Urban Growth Supporting New Homes That are Small and Tall | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Recent Census Data Shows Urban Growth Supporting New Homes are being built that are taller and smaller than homes in the past. The study from March 2014 showed that people are moving closer to the city and away from suburbs.
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Top 10 Cities on the Rise | The News Funnel

Top 10 Cities on the Rise | The News Funnel | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Movoto Real Estate blog recently featured a survey where they ranked the top 10 American cities.  The survey ranked each metropolitan areas in categories like best dressed, smartest, most excited, hardest working, funniest, etc.  Scroll below to...
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London tests out smart, sensor-laden crosswalks

London tests out smart, sensor-laden crosswalks | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Crossing roads in town can be a pain -- but could sensors and cameras make pedestrians safer?
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Has the time come for floating cities?

Has the time come for floating cities? | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Could our cities be seaworthy – or are remarkable new proposals for floating urban communities merely utopian sci-fi?
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Why Social Urbanism Matters for Sharing Cities - Shareable

Why Social Urbanism Matters for Sharing Cities - Shareable | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
The Paris Plage along the Seine, pictured above, is an ideal public space. So often we see cities as a stage upon which we can rehearse ideas of technology, economics, and placemaking, yet we usually forget to consider ...
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Ancient settlements and modern cities follow same rules of development - Phys.Org

Ancient settlements and modern cities follow same rules of development - Phys.Org | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Ancient settlements and modern cities follow same rules of development Phys.Org Recently derived equations that describe development patterns in modern urban areas appear to work equally well to describe ancient cities settled thousands of years...
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New Global Campaign Aims to Deliver Sustainable Transport to World's Cities

New Global Campaign Aims to Deliver Sustainable Transport to World's Cities | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Human society has a lot riding on the transport sector.
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Metro Makeovers for the Abandoned Stations of Paris

Metro Makeovers for the Abandoned Stations of Paris | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Anyone who wants to make a swimming pool out of an abandoned metro station neglected for 75 years, has definitely got my attention.
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Greener transport for London moves closer

Greener transport for London moves closer | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
  Photo: Foster and Partners Two wheels is always better than four when you’re talking about sustainable transport, but there are still barriers to be overcome for cycling to become the rule rather than the exception – not least in congested cities...
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