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World Cities Culture Report 2012 published | culture360.org

World Cities Culture Report 2012 published | culture360.org | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
The World Cities Culture Report 2012 is a major global initiative on culture and the future of cities, established by the Mayor of London. It is a celebration of the importance of culture in the public and political life of world cities.
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Urban Intelligence in Cities
Urban Intelligence in Cities
Strategic planning, urbanisation and regeneration in cities worldwide
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Making And Saving Money Critical To Smart City Solutions

Making And Saving Money Critical To Smart City Solutions | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Any smart city has to deal with billions or even trillions of interconnected devices, managing it as though it is an organism with intelligence at the centre and within each of its devices, , smart cities, teradata, qualcomm, internet of things
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The Disruption of the Logistics Sector

The Disruption of the Logistics Sector | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Technology’s role in changing logistics, real estate, and the future of Philippine commerce


Amazon’s warehouses have more square footage than 350 Roman Colosseums and can hold more water than 10,000 Olympic-sized pools.
The growing real
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From London to Lisbon: The woman reshaping skylines across the globe

From London to Lisbon: The woman reshaping skylines across the globe | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Amanda Levete's north London office is nestled between a giant prison and a handful of industrial units.
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Lose Yourself in a Computer Generated Design Playground

Lose Yourself in a Computer Generated Design Playground | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Hong Kong-based LAAB Architects created a public sculpture made with computer generated design, in a mathematical-yet-playful way.
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180-floor Vertical City project pitched for Middle East city

180-floor Vertical City project pitched for Middle East city | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Italian-based Architects Studio Luca Curci design the project with Middle East region in miind
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This Fake Town Exists Solely To Test Driverless Cars

This Fake Town Exists Solely To Test Driverless Cars | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Self-driving vehicles now have a neighborhood all their own -- where researchers can study them in new ways.
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Turkey builds big for the future

Turkey builds big for the future | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Ankara is pursuing huge construction projects, attracting interest at home and overseas. But the competition within the sector is fierce.
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Seattle's Big Plans to Turn an Elevated Urban Highway Into a Waterfront Park

Seattle's Big Plans to Turn an Elevated Urban Highway Into a Waterfront Park | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
The Alaskan Way Viaduct is coming down, and a vast new park system is coming up.
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Lola Ripollés's curator insight, July 2, 2015 1:13 PM

It reminds me of the NY Highline.

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Amsterdam Is Literally Making New Islands for New Housing

Amsterdam Is Literally Making New Islands for New Housing | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
To create the islands, the Dutch use a technique called the “pancake method.”
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Francoise ROCAFORT's curator insight, June 21, 2015 1:53 AM

Amsterdam Is Literally Making New Islands for New Housing

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Cities keen on 'sharing economy' but concerned about safety

Cities keen on 'sharing economy' but concerned about safety | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
A new study shows that cities like the sharing economy, but also want there to be solid rules.
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Urban Development and Ecosystem Placemaking in Bogota

Urban Development and Ecosystem Placemaking in Bogota | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it

Urban green areas and public spaces are key elements in urban infrastructure, mitigating environmental challenges, fulfilling social functions, and contributing to the ecosystems of the surrounding region. In Bogota, the concept of the Ecological Network (Van der Hammen and Andrade 2003)—green spaces integrated within and beyond the city—has appeared as a central element of urban planning in recent years. However, these ideas have not been easy to implement and still the debate persists about the relative merits of development and conservation.

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Vertical Farms To Sprout Up In Cities

Vertical Farms To Sprout Up In Cities | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Designed for Linkoping, Sweden, this 177-foot vertical farm features crops grown on spirals that run
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China's futuristic elevated bus allows traffic to pass under it

China's futuristic elevated bus allows traffic to pass under it | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
China is testing a futuristic elevated bus that features a massive cabin for up to 300 passengers that rises well above the height of most other vehicles.
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How do you build a smart city?

How do you build a smart city? | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Dubai's smart city, Silicon Park, focuses on six pillars: life, society, mobility, economy, governance and environment.(Image via DSOA) As smart devices…
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Lola Ripollés's curator insight, August 18, 2015 12:51 PM

Smart cities are about the convergence of the digital and physical world - what some people call ‘ubiquitous computing’. Applications are manifold, all over the world: Singapore is doing interesting things with mobility, Copenhagen with sustainability, Boston with participation.

Jukka Riivari's curator insight, August 19, 2015 4:02 AM

Well defined pillars

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25 great skyscrapers: icons of construction - CNN.com

25 great skyscrapers: icons of construction - CNN.com | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Which buildings represent their designers, and their cities, the best?
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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Smart Cities

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Smart Cities | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
This article is part of ArchDaily Essentials, a series of articles which give you an overview of architecture's most ...
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How are protected views shaping cities?

How are protected views shaping cities? | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
In the battle between heritage and development, we face a ‘crisis of verticality’. But does an approach to planning based on protected views just turn the city into a museum?
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Cities and the New Climate Economy 2015 report

Cities and the New Climate Economy 2015 report | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it

This report, published today by the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, puts action by cities to tackle climate change at number one of 10 priority options which together, if implemented fully, could save up to 96% of all the carbon emission reductions required to keep global warming within 2°C by 2030.

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Green Building Uptake Trends in the USA

Green Building Uptake Trends in the USA | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
(2015 Green Building Adoption Index cover) A new report from Maastricht University and CBRE finds that that green building adoption in the United States is significantly more common in large office buildings, than it is in small office buildings.
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Can Google's Great New Bike Plan Turn Silicon Valley Into Copenhagen?

Can Google's Great New Bike Plan Turn Silicon Valley Into Copenhagen? | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
It envisions a connected, low-stress cycling network.
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Google's latest project: Improving city life

Google's latest project: Improving city life | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Google's products are designed with the goal of improving your digital life, but the company now wants to help city dwellers IRL with Sidewalk Labs.
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Egypt’s new desert capital: metropolis or mirage?

Egypt’s new desert capital: metropolis or mirage? | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
It may be a harsh and congested city, but the noisy jumble that is Cairo can still offer moments of beauty and pleasure that remind even the most jaded Cairenes of why they love their capital, and why Egyptians call it somewhat grandiloquently Om el
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City and Business Leaders Warned of $130bn/yr Funding Gap for Resilience and Adaptation

City and Business Leaders Warned of $130bn/yr Funding Gap for Resilience and Adaptation | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Scientific evidence that climate events are becoming more severe is now incontrovertible, with effects including destruction and accelerated degradation of buildings and infrastructure, deaths and ill health caused by heat stress and disease, shortages of vital resources, and loss of communication and mobility.
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