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MIT launches new research center on advanced urbanism

A great deal of effort is being put into research that could lead to new urbanists - of interest here is the emphasis on the role of projects rather than utopian design ideals and a seeming leaning...
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MIT Center for Civic Media | Innovating civic media tools and practices together with communities

MIT Center for Civic Media | Innovating civic media tools and practices together with communities | Urban Life | Scoop.it
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Partner News: MIT Establishes Center for Art, Science and Technology: Places: Design Observer

Partner News: MIT Establishes Center for Art, Science and Technology: Places: Design Observer | Urban Life | Scoop.it
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Using Critical Cartography as a Tool for Urban Intervention/ MIT Urban Studies and Planning (Feature)

Using Critical Cartography as a Tool for Urban Intervention/ MIT Urban Studies and Planning (Feature) | Urban Life | Scoop.it

A new research project led by Annette Kim, Ford International Career Development Professor of Urban Studies and Planning, is setting out to celebrate and legitimize the sidewalk life of Ho Chi Minh City by mapping what it does and what it contributes to the life of the city. The effort bridges urban design and social science research while also aiming to make a practical intervention in the city's landscape.


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MIT's Free Urban Planning Software Will Help Build The Cities Of The Future | Fast Company

MIT's Free Urban Planning Software Will Help Build The Cities Of The Future | Fast Company | Urban Life | Scoop.it
 Most of the world lives in cities. That number, now at about 3.3 billion people, will keep going up. During the next five years, urban populations are expected to soar well beyond half the world's total.
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MIT launches new research center on advanced urbanism

MIT launches new research center on advanced urbanism | Urban Life | Scoop.it

The School of Architecture + Planning at MIT announces a major new research initiative called the Center for Advanced Urbanism that will tackle planning, design, construction and retrofitting of urban environments for the 21st century.

 


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9 MIT Media Lab Ideas That Are Changing Lives (or Will Soon)

9 MIT Media Lab Ideas That Are Changing Lives (or Will Soon) | Urban Life | Scoop.it
Futuristic cars, musical video games, bionic legs. These are just a few of the cutting-edge innovations to come from the Media Lab.
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