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People


Play! A Bottom-Up Design Process in Lebanon

3 (1) Joana Dabaj updates us on their project to enhance public spaces in refugee camps in Lebanon. Read more
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Heroes of My City: The Afghan Art Collective Using Street Art to Highlight Social Problems

Kabir Mokamel, a Graphic designer who spent part of his life in Australia, returned to Kabul with the intention of cultivating a return to the pre-conflict values he remembers before fleeing war. Read more

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Can a Property Developer Make a Good President?

Can a property developer make a good president? Until recently this was a hypothetical question. Read more

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Planning


Trash Fantastic: Communication Design and Sustainable Waste Management

3 compartment recyclables bin in the kitchen, hostel, Cape Town The perfect trash can needs more than product design - communications design comes into it too. Read more
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Trash Fantastic: Learning from Cities Across the Globe to Create the Best Trash Can

How to design the perfect trash can? Cities across the globe have different ideas. Read more

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Imitate to Innovate: Vitoria-Gasteiz Shows How Cities can Address 21st Century Challenges

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 from others. Read more

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Transport


Three Mobility Challenges Facing Bogotá

bogota cyclists pedestrians Bogotá needs to prioritize mobility in the public agenda. These are three of the biggest challenges facing the city. Read more
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8 Highlights from Medellin’s World Bike Forum 2015

The World Bike Forum 2015 (WBF4) took place in the city of Medellín, Colombia, between 26th February and 1st March. Read more

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With Gas Prices Down, Federal Transit Funding in the US is Still Just as Important

The jaw-dropping fall in oil prices over the past few months has many experts scratching their heads as to what happened. Read more

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Digital


The Digital Life of Walkable Streets

Unsplash_JayWennington_640px It may be hard to believe, but each day we post over 1.8 billion photos to the internet, thats over 20,000 a second! While many of these are likely to be selfies, there must be many millions of photos of everyday streets and urban places. Read more
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The Urban Homestead: Growing Better Cities from Small Urban Spaces

The Urban Homesteader is a unique start-up project that teaches people how to turn their small urban space into a modern homestead. Read more

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#MapMyVisa: Mapping Immigrants’ Moods in Cities Across the Globe

MapMyVisa intends to understand from immigrants how they feel in their cities in relation to their legal situation. Can you help? Read more