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Bridging Divided Cities, a Challenge to Policy-Makers and City Planners

For the last 200 years humankind has been going through a fundamental social and demographic change: the emergence of a …

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Sao Paulo Haddad

‘We managed to kick off a paradigm shift in São Paulo,’ mayor says on leaving office

In a year of global political turmoil, Brazil can boast about its upheaval. The impeachment of two-term president Dilma Rousseff …

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CIty Hall

Looking Beyond Borders: The Reality of Migration in Cities

Current mediatised depictions of the so-called ‘refugee crisis’ would have us place this phenomenon in a border fence, raft on …

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Schools Save Millions with Solar + Storage

The 125,000 public schools in the U.S., kindergarten through twelfth grade (K-12), spend $8 billion annually on energy. School districts …

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Amatrice Earthquake

As earthquakes rattle Italy, lessons in how — and how not — to rebuild cities and towns

By Simone D’Antonio ROME, Italy — When damaging earthquakes strike Italy’s historic cities and towns, as has happened multiple times …

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Innovator Of The Week

Urban Innovator of the Week: Doria Robinson

This profile was originally published by Urban Innovation Exchange in partnership with Meeting of the Minds and Kresge Foundation. For …

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Environment Wind Turbines Churn In SCE Territory

SCE Replaces Nukes and Gas with Renewables + Storage

Southern California Edison (SCE) serves 15 million people in Southern California. SCE’s power generators and over 12,000 employees keep on …

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Startblok Riekerhaven

In this Amsterdam housing project, Dutch youth and refugees live together — and run the place

By Letty Reimerink AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands — The white prefab housing blocks dropped in a field next to a highway …

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