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Three reasons why Copenhagen is the world leader in urban sustainability

Three reasons why Copenhagen is the world leader in urban sustainability | Urban Life | Scoop.it

"The buzz from Copenhagen is all about its new "superhighway" for bikes. The real secret to its pioneering urban design, though, is that it puts people first on all its streets."

 

this is cool!!! 


Via Laurence Serfaty, Wa Gon, David Hodgson, Anne Caspari
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INTERVIEW: Rem Koolhaas on the Invention and Reinvention of the City

INTERVIEW: Rem Koolhaas on the Invention and Reinvention of the City | Urban Life | Scoop.it

Rem Koolhaas is a leading urban theorist and a Pritzker Prize–winning architect engaged in building projects around the world. He co-founded the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA), which is receiving international attention for its recent completion of an enigmatic new headquarters for China Central Television (CCTV) in Beijing.

 

Here, Koolhaas discusses how the economic and cultural changes of the 21st century are transforming world cities as well as the practice of architecture.


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Journal: Of brains and cities; neuroscience and cultures of decision-making

Journal: Of brains and cities; neuroscience and cultures of decision-making | Urban Life | Scoop.it
A report from CITY OF SOUND on the applications of an old analogy now often discredited that cities are an “organism”  here discussed in a forum with representatives from both neurosci...
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