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
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
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).
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.
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
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
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.
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 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 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
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
Does the urban climb from developing to developed economies have to be smoggy? So far, yes.
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
Urban areas are thought to be the most hospitable places for designers, writers, software developers, and artists—but that advantage might be imagined.
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 […]
The Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said that residential construction activity pulled back aRead the Rest...
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
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 [...]
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