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The web's best commentary & analysis on cities, sustainability, green architecture, urbanism and green infrastructure. “Someone once asked the nature photographer Ansel Adams, ‘why are there no people in your photographs?’,” said Susan Piedmont-Palladino, curator at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., at the opening of Luminous Landscapes, a new exhibition featuring the landscape...
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Friday, February 19, 2016, from 7:00 – 9:00 PM Room 714 West Building, Hunter College Featuring: Steve Duncan, Urban Explorer Marit Larson, Director of Wetlands and Riparian Restoration, NYC Department... COP21, PARIS – The Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN) released the Summary for City Leaders of the upcoming Second UCCRN Assessment Report on Climate Change and Cities (ARC3.2) at...
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By 2050, we’ll live closer to each other, we’ll connect in digital spaces as much as in person, and we’ll stick closer to home. Instead of battling the traffic we’ll enjoy seamless journeys on multiple linked modes of transport, physical and virtual. New forces – smaller families, a low-carbon...
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The Intel Collaborative Research Institute is concerned with how to enhance the social, economic and environmental well being of cities by advancing compute, communication and social constructs to deliver innovations in system architecture, algorithms and societal participation.
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Our goal is to develop a network of researchers and practitioners who will coordinate their work on the overarching thematic topic of Sustainable Cities, with a focus on reducing energy use, carbon emissions, and mitigating climate-risks to water supply and public health in cities. Ground...
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The leading Asia event covering green buildings and green city infrastructure featuring the latest international leading edge projects associated with the development of sustainable urban design. The world’s urban areas will more than double in size by 2030, presenting an opportunity to build greener and healthier cities, according to a new UN study. With an estimated 50% of people living in...
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Award-winning sustainable cities website covering planning, buildings, transport, digital technology and urban communities across the globe. The Spanish city of Vitoria-Gasteiz has recently transformed itself from a congested and car-dominated city into one of the most pedestrian and bicycle-friendly places in Europe. It didn’t achieve this by going at it alone. Its key to success was learning...
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Major changes in thinking never happen easily. Projects that change established structures and routines typically encounter significant resistance along the way. Changing entrenched thinking, therefore, often requires finding ways to demonstrate the positive impacts of change. Paulista Aberta is one …. For some building owners, renovations—including retrofitting heating, cooling, and lighting...
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The Crystal is a sustainable cities initiative by Siemens, the world’s most sustainable events venue and the largest exhibition on the future of cities. Welcome to the Crystal, a sustainable cities initiative by Siemens. The Crystal in London is home to the world's largest exhibition on the future of cities, as well as one of the world's most sustainable buildings and events venues. The Crystal...
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Encouraging public, private and third sector organisations together with local communities, to work together to improve their food system and to use food as a catalyst to tackle local challenges. Monitoring & evaluation with Good Food Oxford Good Food Oxford would like to share with the SFC Network the results of their study on Measuring and Evaluation and suggest a tool which could help many...
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The Sustainable Cities Index explores the three demands of People, Planet and Profit to develop an indicative ranking of 50 of the world's leading cities. Download the 2015 report or dive into the findings below. Arcadis natural disasters press release - Hong Kong 2015.
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Local governments must connect the data, views, experience and strategies of various sectors and departments in an integrated management system that works in cycles, allowing for a constant improvement of the local sustainability situation. Europe is characterised by an astonishing variety of schemes and movements for local sustainability. The Aalborg Process for Local Sustainability prepared...
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“A Global Initiative Providing Technology Solutions to Municipalities and Smart Citizens in Order to Develop Resilient, Sustainable and Economically Competitive Cities “. “ Technology Strategies & Innovative Ideas to Develop Sustainable, Competitive, Secure and Resilient Cities “. “ Technology Strategies & Innovative Ideas to Develop Sustainable, Competitive, Secure and Resilient Cities ". News...
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We help colleges choose the number of trees they would like planted in their community. Each tree planted through our program provides carbon offsets that reduce a college’s carbon footprint. Urban Offsets helps cities develop carbon offset projects in partnership with the hundreds of colleges and universities across America committed to running carbon neutral campuses. We work with cities and...
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TYPO3 Cumulus Flash tag cloud by TYPO3-Macher - die TYPO3 Dienstleister (based on WP Cumulus Flash tag cloud by Roy Tanck) requires Flash Player 9 or better. The Covenant of Mayors is expanding beyond the wider European region,... ICLEI South Asia, in collaboration with United Nations Environment... Despite the plethora of existing Smart Cities conferences, few of... In November 2015, in...
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Sustainable Nine Design + Build is a Twin Cities based building and remodeling company that focuses on bringing environmentally friendly green homes to the marketplace. For the past 13 years, Sustainable Nine Design + Build and it's partners have been bringing properties to the market across the Twin Cities in an environmentally friendly manner. Our focus is to create healthy and energy...
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The Urban Parasol is an innovative urban structure that offers sustainable solutions for providing comfortable, safe and interactive urban spaces year-round, and creating social and economic growth. Using energy-efficient heating and lighting technologies, together with wireless interactive functions, the Urban Parasol was designed to accommodate any user of any outdoor urban space. It can be...
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17 Weeks for 17 Sustainable Development Goals: Share Your Success Story to Drive Action for the SDGs. Contact us to showcase your sustainable practices transforming business and the world! Why Take Action? The Global Challenge Many developing countries lack widespread basic infrastructure – roads, sanitation, water, electrical power, and phone, internet, and other information and communication...
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Open call to constitute an External Assessment Panel to assess URBACT Implementation Networks applications. First ‘Addressing Privacy in Smart Cities’ webinar available on Vimeo. Citizen Focus Webinars: Addressing Privacy in Smart Cities. Sustainable Urban Mobility Workshop – Cities of the future. Tools for Decision Making, Management and Benchmarking. Sharing notable practices on age-friendly...
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Helping local city leaders understand how their governments can make significant progress toward becoming more sustainable. Featuring Dr. Kent Portney. NEW - Check out the newest edition of Taking Sustainable Cities Seriously in the Book Store. Media contact Prof. Kent Portney, Ph.D., Texas A&M University, call 979.458.8031 for more information.
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