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Strategic planning, urbanisation and regeneration in cities worldwide
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The Trend of Single Dwellers and How It’s Changing Commercial Housing

The Trend of Single Dwellers and How It’s Changing Commercial Housing | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
While the tendency to live alone is no new concept, more people than ever are opting to live solo. Cue the term single dwellers, which describes a household of only one person. Single dwellers are on the rise, especially in cities. This reflects shifting values, especially among young professionals, who are shedding the dated traditional stereotypes of marrying young and starting a family in exchange for professional and social focus. What’s more, thousands of modern news pieces lament the sky-high …
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'Co-living is transitioning the residential housing market into a commercial game that benefits both investors and residents.' Discover five emerging trends & behaviours of 'Single Dwellers' shaping the residential market.

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Cities Aren't Technology Problems: What Smart Cities Companies Get Wrong

Cities Aren't Technology Problems: What Smart Cities Companies Get Wrong | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Many companies equate new technology with innovation, but actual innovation means using tech alongside bureaucracy and challenging political choices.
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An interesting study by Ben Green shares key insights into the key proponents driving Smart Cities; central to his argument is his belief that equating 'technology with innovation' is a common misconception causing many strategies to come unstuck.

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Industrial Market: Still Going Strong

Industrial Market: Still Going Strong | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Despite approximately 1 billion square feet of new space coming to the market over the last three years, demand continues to drive rent growth, Transwestern reports.
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The Financial Times shares an insightful perspective on how many British town centres should start to rebuild their lost sense of #community taking the Kyoto shinise as their guiding influence and inspiration.

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The Trends that Will Influence Architecture in 2019

The Trends that Will Influence Architecture in 2019 | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
It is, once again, the time of year where we look towards the future to define the goals and approaches that we will take for our career
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From renewable energy to gender equality, ArchDaily compiled a list of the most popular trends of 2018, which will continue to be developed and consolidated throughout 2019.

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Top 10 Asian brands to keep an eye on in 2019

Top 10 Asian brands to keep an eye on in 2019 | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Discover which Asian brands have registered a rapid growth in 2018 in terms of POS, distribution channels, global expansion.
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5 Tenant Demands Reshaping The Office Market

5 Tenant Demands Reshaping The Office Market | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Changing tenant demands are redefining the office. Here's how.
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QUARTUS, an innovative promoter that mixes technology and uses it in all its programs!

QUARTUS, an innovative promoter that mixes technology and uses it in all its programs! | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
      QUARTUS is the official partner of MIPIM PropTech Europe 2018. Why are you present on this show? QUARTUS is the first French independent urban developer dedicated to new uses. It gathers the main real estate activities in order to respond, in an integrated way, to the new ways of life of the 21st century. RedesigningRead More
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Cisco and AT&T partner on smart cities solutions

Cisco and AT&T partner on smart cities solutions | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Cisco's Kinetic for Cities platform will be integrated into AT&T's Smart Cities Operations Center, with the carrier also announcing a smart cities project in Portland, Oregon.
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5 Futuristic Materials That Could Reshape Architecture and Design 

5 Futuristic Materials That Could Reshape Architecture and Design  | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
While technology has always been a double-edged sword when it comes to sustainability and equity, it holds the key to ameliorating environmental challenges.
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Blaine Brownell, author of the Transmaterial book series (Princeton Architectural Press), has studied and catalogued emergent building materials, their applications, and their impacts. Here, he selects and discusses five innovative prototypical materials that stand to shape the future of construction.

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Precht's The Farmhouse concept combines modular homes with vertical farms

Precht's The Farmhouse concept combines modular homes with vertical farms | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Precht – the architecture studio of Penda co-founders Frei and Chris Precht – has developed a concept for modular housing where residents would produce their own food in vertical farms.
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Precht – the architecture studio of Penda co-founder Chris Precht and his wife Fei – has developed a concept for modular housing where residents would produce their own food in vertical farms.

Architects Fei and Chris Precht developed The Farmhouse as a way to reconnect people in cities with agriculture and help them live in a more sustainable way.

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MVRDV designs Albania’s tallest building Downtown One for Tirana

MVRDV designs Albania’s tallest building Downtown One for Tirana | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Construction has started on a skyscraper in Tirana designed by Dutch firm MVRDV, set to feature a facade with a pixellated map of Albania at its centre.
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A skyscraper in #Tirana, designed by MVRDV, is set to feature a facade with a pixellated map of Albania at its centre. Winy Maas, co-founder of MVRDV told @dezeen they wanted to use the design of the building to express the country's '#energy and #ambition,  working towards great economic improvements.'

 

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Savills UK | Why mobility matters

Savills UK | Why mobility matters | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Savills Research 'Why mobility matters' from world leading property research consultants.
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The ease a city’s population can get from A to B is an important consideration. Many of the cities highlighted by Tech Cities rankings benefit from an urban form that is conducive to cycling and walking, making sustainable modes of transport popular too.

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'A three-generation project': riverside development divides Indian city | Cities | The Guardian

'A three-generation project': riverside development divides Indian city | Cities | The Guardian | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
The next 15 megacities #6: New facilities by the Sabarmati will provide Ahmedabad with much-needed public space, but at what environmental cost?
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The Guardian's story on 'The next 15 Mega Cities' addresses key challenges facing cities and the tensions which surface from huge growth; this article, in particular, explores the #environmental and #social implications of new facilities. by the Sabarmati, that will provide Ahmedabad with much-needed public space.

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The Cost of Self-Driving Cars Will Be the Biggest Barrier to Their Adoption

The Cost of Self-Driving Cars Will Be the Biggest Barrier to Their Adoption | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
The technology is coming, but it’s going to be expensive.
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Placemaking and the art of Mixed Use | Dialogue 32

Placemaking and the art of Mixed Use | Dialogue 32 | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
As more people turn to technology for their daily transactions, designers of mixed-use developments are focusing on placemaking to deliver meaningful experiences.
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Workplace Trends: A Decade of Data | Dialogue 31

Workplace Trends: A Decade of Data | Dialogue 31 | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
INSIGHT — Ten years ago, the arena of workplace research was a different place. Today, our knowledge of workplace metrics has revolutionized the way we design office space and measure performance.
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The key talking points from Mipim Proptech Europe 2018 | News

The key talking points from Mipim Proptech Europe 2018 | News | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
New technology will ‘challenge the old world order’ and industry is catching up fast, say Paris delegates.
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Smart cities: Digital solutions for a more livable future | McKinsey & Company

Smart cities: Digital solutions for a more livable future | McKinsey & Company | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Learn how dozens of smart cities applications can perform in different types of urban settings, including a snapshot of technology deployment in 50 cities around the world.
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The upcoming districts that will define Hong Kong’ future as a business, knowledge and cultural hub

The upcoming districts that will define Hong Kong’ future as a business, knowledge and cultural hub | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Tuen Mun, Yau Tsim Mong and Lok Ma Chau are developing into strategic intersections with mainland China
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Co-Living, Custom-Order Homes, and Creative Economies: Is This the Future of High-Density Housing?

Co-Living, Custom-Order Homes, and Creative Economies: Is This the Future of High-Density Housing? | Urban Intelligence in Cities | Scoop.it
Four teams from the Architectural Association School of School of Architecture researched high-density housing at Autodesk's BUILD Space in Boston.
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