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Learn about water-sensitive urban design for FREE with this online course

Water, water everywhere. Developing water-sensitive urban areas is rapidly becoming a key factor in sustainability, but it's a challenging topic with a lot of moving parts. FutureLearn has partnered with Australia's Monash University to offer a free online

Luciano Pia’s incredible urban greenhouse protects against air and noise pollution in Turin

When Luciano Pia undertook to design a five-storey, 63 unit residential apartment building in Turin, he sought to break from the homogenous urban development that was consuming the area. What resulted was 25 Verde, an extraordinary urban treehouse that blurs

World’s largest indoor vertical farm will produce 2 million pounds of soil-free food in Newark

The multimillion-dollar deal was developed by AeroFarms in partnership with property management firm RBH Group, Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group, Prudential Financial Inc., and the City of Newark and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA).

DOE Develops Wireless ‘Smart City’ Platform

Researchers at the Department of Energy's Argonne National Lab have developed a wireless sensor network platform that could revolutionize urban planning, development and management.

Public Works: Raising the Bar for Development Projects

4 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Portland has told its city planners to scrutinize development proposals for neighbourhood compatibility, nature preservation, and other factors. Here's why Toronto can't be that firm. Public Works looks at public space, urban design, and city-building innovations from around the world, and considers what Toronto might learn from them. Show More Summary

Kjellander + Sjöberg designs a climate-optimized urban development in new Kiruna

Located 145 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle, Kiruna sits atop a rich body of iron and has a subarctic climate with long, cold winters. To mitigate climatic conditions, Kjellander + Sjöberg optimized the urban block’s angular shape for the extreme

US to Provide $150Mln for Homes, Services to Low-Income Disabled

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development stated that $150 million would be provided to 25 US states for homes and services for low-income people with disabilities.

Ohio State Football Recruiting Offers of the Week

A week removed from offering 10 prospects for their 2016 class, Urban Meyer and Ohio State used the past seven days to look further down the road and develop their 2017 recruiting strategy. In all, the Buckeyes sent out four scholarship...Show More Summary

LG Watch Urbane + Urbane LTE hands-on

LG introduces its best-looking wearable yet — including a unique LTE-capable version In a relatively short amount of time, LG has rapidly developed its smartwatch portfolio. Starting with the original square reference device for Android Wear, the G Watch, and evolving later last year into a more traditional watch design with the G Watch R. Show More Summary

LG’s New Smartwatch Will Support LTE But Won’t Run Android Wear

LG is developing its own software for smartwatches after the company announced that one version of its upcoming LG Watch Urbane will run on its own “proprietary” platform. Read More

The People Want Tiny Houses. Zoning Boards, Not So Much.

last monthNews : Reason

Tiny houses are fast becoming a national craze as housing costs in cities continue to rise and young urbanites scramble for a place o live on the cheap. Urban developer Eve Picker has cast her eye towards Pittsburgh as a home for the next, great tiny house villa, and so far, the zoning board has been less than welcoming. Show More Summary

London, L.A., Beijing, Delhi, Nairobi… Is Smog an Inevitable Urban Growing Pain?

Does the urban climb from developing to developed economies have to be smoggy? So far, yes.

Housing Data Reveals: Millennials Flock to Markets With High Density & Walkability

A great case can be made for targeting markets that are designed with higher density in mind — and not just urban cores in major cities. High-density development is becoming popular in more smaller cities and suburbs and offers a great opportunity for investors in the coming years, especially as younger people move out of [...]Show More Summary

Does a Creative Firm Get a Boost From Being in a City?

Urban areas are thought to be the most hospitable places for designers, writers, software developers, and artists—but that advantage might be imagined.

HUD paid $37 million a month in subsidies to ineligible households

The Department of Housing and Urban Development granted subsidies for tens of thousands of public-housing tenants who were not eligible for the assistance, according to federal auditors. A recent review by the HUD inspector general’s office found that the department paid an estimated $37 million per month to residents who failed to comply with federal guidelines […]

Housing Starts and Permits Pulled Back a Little in January

The Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said that residential construction activity pulled back aRead the Rest...

TX: Route Options Narrow for Dallas-Houston Rail

Options are narrowing for how a proposed Dallas-Houston rail link will snake through urban parts of Harris County, as project sponsors seek to avoid developed neighborhoods where significant opposition has surfaced. Texas Central High-Speed...Show More Summary

Dickson shops a major disappointment

last monthAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

The proposal for the new Dickson supermarket site is the latest disappointment for residents in the way the ACT Government delivers on urban development within Canberra’s established suburbs. In earlier discussions about Dickson, the consensus was that despite the centre having a special ambience, some visionary developments and upgrades were necessary to respond to the growing [...]

TX: HSR Firm Examining I-10 Route

Feb. 17--Options are narrowing for how a proposed high-speed rail link between Dallas and Houston will snake through urban parts of Harris County, with backers of the project stressing they are trying to avoid developed neighborhoods...Show More Summary

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