Energy benchmarking survey shows flat emissions pattern over past 20 years.
Drivers are worried the move will cause an increase in traffic congestion.
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Construction on the $130 million project can now proceed as planned.
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The detailed master plan for Phase 2 of Masdar City has been unveiled by CBT.
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The city would be situated around New Mexico, Texas, and Chihuahua.
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The project has stalled since being proposed two years ago by former Mayor Karl Dean.
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A proposal from Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects redesigns San Francisco’s crosswalks to make them...read more
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The installation is designed by British architect Thomas Heatherwick and will be the centerpiece...read more
Buckhead Park Over GA400, say its proponents, would offer Atlantans safe, easy, and efficient access to many of this district's amenities. Image: Rogers Partners Architects + Urban Designers/Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects
The half-mile thoroughfare would connect to surrounding streets and companies.
An expansion of ‘heat networks’ is viewed as a possible means for Britain to accomplish its goal...read more
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The high-rise, H700 Shenzhen Tower, is one of a group of towers being built in Shenzhen’s Caiwuwe...read more
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By treating the neighborhood as a living entity, players of Block’hood take part in the creation,...read more
While catching them all may be the main goal, the wildly popular mobile game is also leading peop...read more
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Design and research teams will use West Palm Beach, Fla., as their model.
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Zoning, property rights, building codes all could be re-imagined.
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The development acts as a transition area between a traditional urban landscape and parklands....
Bruce Katz, the inaugural Centennial Scholar at the Brookings Institution, travels the globe espousing the virtues of cities as economic engines.
Katz, best known as Co-director of the Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy program, belie...read more
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The garden would filter as much as 20% of CO2 emissions while also providing a place f...read more
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The green space is intended to be a recreation area for a busy part of downtown.
A rendering of Kiruna's new city center. Rendering courtesy of White and Tegmark
Kiruna, the northernmost city in Sweden, and its 20,000 residents will be moved two miles to the...read more
Related Midwest will transform 62 acres of undeveloped land, as pictured here in 2005, into an area containing thousands of homes and millions of square feet of office and retail space. Photo: Payton Chung/Creative Commons
Related Midwest will turn the strip that connects the South Loop to Chinatown into a neighborhood...read more
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In the new report, “How Firms Learn: Industry Specific Strategies for Urban Economies,” Brookings...read more
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Blending traditional families with young couples and the newly retired, MVRDV hopes to transform...read more
A view of London with approved tall building proposals outlined in red. Image credit: ©Visualhouse and photographer Dan Lowe
More than 100 tall buildings have been added to the plans for the capital city since this time la...read more
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The tower would be the centerpiece of Next Tokyo, a mini city in Tokyo Bay adapted to climate cha...read more
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The ‘High Street’ retail promenade and plaza is one of the largest private master-planned project...read more
A rendering of what Masdar City was expected to look like upon its completion as a net-zero city. Credit: Forgemind ArchiMedia, Flickr Creative Commons
The $22 billion experiment, to this point, has produced less than stellar results.
Created by Sou Fujimoto Architects, Mille Arbres includes a glass structure that tapers upward with trees lining its roof. The mixed-use development will contain apartments (including social housing), offices, and a community center. Rendering: DR
Architects submitted projects that redeveloped key parts of the city and incorporated green space...read more
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Of them, 440 are in emerging economies in China, South Asia, and Southeast Asia.
Rendering: Anders Berensson Architects
The Swedish firm’s "Klarastaden" plan connects the city via clear skyways that weave in and aroun...read more
San Diego's skyline is being transformed by new office, hotel, and residential building projects. Photo courtesy Pixabay
The city's emission-reduction plan could drive influx into downtown