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Why I’m Giving Up My Passport

Why I’m Giving Up My Passport | Entrepreneurial Urbanism & Design | Scoop.it
Onerous and outdated tax-filing requirements make life very difficult for American expatriates.
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A question belongs to all globetrotters, despite their nationalities

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Amazon Prime and Uber Are Changing the Map of Your City

Amazon Prime and Uber Are Changing the Map of Your City | Entrepreneurial Urbanism & Design | Scoop.it
Apps don't just affect how we transport things and people. They shape where we choose to live, work, and play.
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Bamboo Houses in Bali: Building Homes with Sustainable Materials

Bamboo Houses in Bali: Building Homes with Sustainable Materials | Entrepreneurial Urbanism & Design | Scoop.it
"Bamboos will do good if you use them right." says Hardy. Revisiting the utilization of bamboo, the most traditional and indigenous material in Indonesia, Hardy has proved that comfort, luxury, and beauty can be manifested and replicated sustainably.
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There is another kind of sustainable beauty in Bali, Indonesia

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Hong Kong vs Singapore property

Hong Kong vs Singapore property | Entrepreneurial Urbanism & Design | Scoop.it
As Hong Kong and Singapore battle it out for the title of Asia’s top city, Lisa Freedman weighs up the pros and mod-cons for buyers
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How Low-Income Commuters View Cycling

How Low-Income Commuters View Cycling | Entrepreneurial Urbanism & Design | Scoop.it
Three policy lessons for cities trying to achieve more transport equity.
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Co-working and Co-living: 6 Unique and Sustainable Work Environments | eud

Co-working and Co-living: 6 Unique and Sustainable Work Environments | eud | Entrepreneurial Urbanism & Design | Scoop.it
Along with the growth of creative industry, co-working concept arises and proliferates in the recent years as a new kind of modern working place. Co-working is a style of work that involves a shared working environment, often an office, and independent activity.
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These are like cradles for solo entrepreneurs!

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The Innovators: Opendesk, the Airbnb of office furniture?

The Innovators: Opendesk, the Airbnb of office furniture? | Entrepreneurial Urbanism & Design | Scoop.it
The office furniture start-up aims to link designers with customers and local makers to cut and deliver pre-designed clip-together plywood desks and chairs
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Talkpoint: what does zero waste mean to you?

Talkpoint: what does zero waste mean to you? | Entrepreneurial Urbanism & Design | Scoop.it
Experts from across industries recently debated the ins and outs of ‘zero waste’. Here’s your chance to offer an opinion, and see what they said
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Asia and Demographic Change and Green Food Production | Sustainable Cities Collective

Asia and Demographic Change and Green Food Production | Sustainable Cities Collective | Entrepreneurial Urbanism & Design | Scoop.it
Imagine a senior living environment based on the hanging gardens of Babylon — a place rich with lush vegetation and beauty, but in a way that doesn’t place any additional strain on a city’s budget. In fact, it could be crafted as a way to grow the local economy. That’s the vision of SPARK Architects’ Wai Wing Yun.
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Tired of Manual Scanning? Microsoft Office Lens: Utterly Handy for Designers | eud

Tired of Manual Scanning? Microsoft Office Lens: Utterly Handy for Designers | eud | Entrepreneurial Urbanism & Design | Scoop.it
As a designer, either you are doing architecture and urban design, graphic design, fashion design, or else, you would be quite familiar with this task: manual scanning.
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Would you try and use this app as a design and planning tool?

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7 Urban Natural Swimming Pool Projects From Around the World | eud

7 Urban Natural Swimming Pool Projects From Around the World | eud | Entrepreneurial Urbanism & Design | Scoop.it
As urban citizens, if you do regular swimming, where do you usually go? Whether you live in the city centers or the fringes, if you are not quite well-off to afford a private swimming pool, chances are you will go to the nearby swimming pool facilities or fitness centers.
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Space and the city

Space and the city | Entrepreneurial Urbanism & Design | Scoop.it
BUY land, advised Mark Twain; they’re not making it any more. In fact, land is not really scarce: the entire population of America...
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New study shows global biodiversity loss can be reversed by tackling climate change

New study shows global biodiversity loss can be reversed by tackling climate change | Entrepreneurial Urbanism & Design | Scoop.it
A new study published in the journal Nature shows how much planetary diversity has been lost, and reveals tackling climate change can help reverse the damage.
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9 Urban Apps That Make Cities More Sustainable and Fun | eud

9 Urban Apps That Make Cities More Sustainable and Fun | eud | Entrepreneurial Urbanism & Design | Scoop.it
Wonder how to induce new urban cultures within our urban environment towards a more sustainable, livable, and fun city? Synchronizing with the rise of mobile phone and apps technologies, New Cities Foundation together with its media partner Guardian City, introducing  a yearly worldwide competitio...
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Urban Design and Master Planning | Sustainable Cities Collective

Urban Design and Master Planning | Sustainable Cities Collective | Entrepreneurial Urbanism & Design | Scoop.it
I was asked to define Urban Design and Master-planning in under 250 words each. The definitions will be used in an online application developed for the American Institute of Architects. After a brief intro those definitions can be found below.
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Elbtreppen: Zaha Hadid's New Elbe Promenade in Hamburg - eud

Elbtreppen: Zaha Hadid's New Elbe Promenade in Hamburg - eud | Entrepreneurial Urbanism & Design | Scoop.it
Elbtreppen is a recently accomplished riverbank project that spans along the Niederhafen Port at River Elbe, the river that divides Hamburg into roughly two equal regions, located between Landungsbrücken and Speicherstadt (Baumwall), two of the oldest urban spots and tourist magnets of this port city.     “The Niederhafen was once a significant commercial port in Hamburg from the 17th to…
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Urban China and Car Traffic Management | Sustainable Cities Collective

Urban China and Car Traffic Management | Sustainable Cities Collective | Entrepreneurial Urbanism & Design | Scoop.it
As China’s GDP has grown, so has the number of cars on its roads. From 2008 to 2010, the country’s vehicle ownership almost doubled.
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A New Series of Water-Activated Illustrations and Games on Seattle Sidewalks Only Appear When It Rains

A New Series of Water-Activated Illustrations and Games on Seattle Sidewalks Only Appear When It Rains | Entrepreneurial Urbanism & Design | Scoop.it

Famous for its notoriously rainy weather, Seattle is the perfect home for this new series of water-activated interactive artworks, illustrations, and hidden messages that only appear when wet.

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The eight principles of the sidewalk: building more active cities | TheCityFix

The eight principles of the sidewalk: building more active cities | TheCityFix | Entrepreneurial Urbanism & Design | Scoop.it
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Nonprofit Creates Roofs From Recycled Plastic Bottles, Reducing Waste And Creating Jobs At Same Time

Nonprofit Creates Roofs From Recycled Plastic Bottles, Reducing Waste And Creating Jobs At Same Time | Entrepreneurial Urbanism & Design | Scoop.it
Not all roofs are created equal.

The material hanging over rural Ecuadorians' homes, for example, is typically built from either grasses -- which attract insects, leak horribly and collapse when water-logged -- or corrugated tin -- ...
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Water Sensitive Urban Design: A Reconciliation Between Water and Cities | eud

Water Sensitive Urban Design: A Reconciliation Between Water and Cities | eud | Entrepreneurial Urbanism & Design | Scoop.it
By creating 'water sensitive cities' it is possible to address the major challenges of water shortage, flooding and pollution. This film, commissioned by the Landscape Institute and based on work by CIRIA, Arup and AECOM, explains the concept of Water Sen...
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City Grazing: The Embryo of Sustainable Living | eud

City Grazing: The Embryo of Sustainable Living | eud | Entrepreneurial Urbanism & Design | Scoop.it
There was a joke saying that ambiance in a well-done developed city is actually similar to living in a countryside, but with different affluence. It won't be too sophisticated and high-tech like Tokyo, too commercialized like New York, as fashionable as Paris, vastly expanding like Shanghai, or havi...
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World's Largest Indoor Farm is 100 Times More Productive

World's Largest Indoor Farm is 100 Times More Productive | Entrepreneurial Urbanism & Design | Scoop.it
The statistics for this incredibly successful indoor farming endeavor in Japan are staggering: 25,000 square feet producing 10,000 heads of lettuce per day (100 times more per square foot than trad...
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American Entrepreneurship Is Actually Vanishing. Here's Why

American Entrepreneurship Is Actually Vanishing. Here's Why | Entrepreneurial Urbanism & Design | Scoop.it
According to recent studies, the rate of startup creation has been decreasing for years. Are we witnessing the slow death of entrepreneurship?
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Inside China's Unknown Mega-City

Inside China's Unknown Mega-City | Entrepreneurial Urbanism & Design | Scoop.it
Photographer Tim Franco captures the massive urbanization of Chongqing, which has been described as "the biggest city you've never heard of" and "China's Detroit."
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China, Chingqing, MegaCity

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Londoners Will Share Their Newest Swimming Pool With Plants And Animals

Londoners Will Share Their Newest Swimming Pool With Plants And Animals | Entrepreneurial Urbanism & Design | Scoop.it
The pool is part of the redevelopment of Kings Cross Station and the area around it.
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