Developed as a prototype for senior assisted living, Kampung Admiralty conforms to Singapore’s dense urban setting with a mixed-use scheme that layers three programmatic functions onto a 0.9-hectare site. The first stratum is the People’s...Show More Summary
Driverless bus prototypes and experiments are already popping up in various urban areas , and it seems like Russia (and their equivalent of Google) is next. Read more...
Background In the current context of economic, urban and environmental challenges the Festival aims at the comprehensive development of innovative ideas of the organisation and the development of the coastal space, including solution...Show More Summary
This is a point that most people miss: Zanele Zulu. Credit: INDEPENDENT MEDIA Urban agriculture makes use of human aptitude rather than machinery and develops skills that can be applied to other industries in the long runPierre Heistein...Show More Summary
A group of researchers at the Organization for Cooperation and Development recently took accumulated trip data for the city of Lisbon, Portugal, and utilized it for a simulation of the effects that self-driving vehicle technology (through the use of a fleet of self-driving taxis) could have on the city. Show More Summary
Aug. 22--MARTA and city of Atlanta leaders on Monday marked the start of the system's newest "transit-oriented development," the first of a series of new generation developments at its stations to boost ridership and drive urban development.
Austin has joined a growing number of U.S. cities and communities that have effectively ended veteran homelessness, the Department of Housing and Urban Development confirmed on Friday. Since taking on first lady Michelle Obama’s mayoral challenge to end veteran homelessness two years ago, the city has housed 682 veterans. Show More Summary
Shelters may soon be safer and more welcoming to homeless people who are transgender. New rules proposed by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) would allow transgender people to stay in the homeless shelters that correspond...Show More Summary
African American congregations try two new options to stay in DC: white neighbors and developers. E legant and enormous, Douglas Memorial United Methodist Church dominates fashionable H Street in Washington, DC. The building appearsShow More Summary
Earlier this week ThinkProgress gleefully announced some really great news as they reported on yet another usurpation of the Constitution by the Obama administration. This time it’s Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD
The story of art's role in gentrifying urban neighborhoods is not new. But plant an art fair in the Bronx—one of the more recent instances of skyrocketing real-estate—and throw in the involvement of big-name sponsors and developers, and you have the makings of an event that won’t please everyone. Show More Summary
[Content Note: Transphobia.]In September, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will reportedly finalize and issue new guidelines to shelters that receive federal funding, requiring them to provide space to transgender...Show More Summary
Once an angler’s paradise, Florida’s fisheries and environment are in environmental turmoil due to over a half century of urban and agricultural development, and water mismanagement. This short film from Costa tells the story, and provides information on what can …
Company: Urban OutfittersTitle: Senior Content Editor Reports to: Director of Creative Marketing and Content Overview: The Senior Content Editor works with the Director of Creative Marketing & Content to develop, set and maintain the editorial voice of the Urban Outfitters brand... Continue reading
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran intends to purchase 20 Regional Jets from Japan's Mitsubishi Corp, according to Asghar Fakhrieh Kashan, deputy minister for international affairs at the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development.
The Little Green Garden did not have an easy start. This small community garden was first developed in 1997 in the Bronx as a Housing Preservation and Development site. Soon after, however, in 2008, HPD needed the urban garden‘s site for housing, and the Little Green Garden had two choices: […] The post The Little Community Garden That Could appeared first on EcoSalon.
Singapore-based Surbana Jurong has acquired 100% of Australia-based infrastructure projects consultancy SMEC Holdings for about S$400m. ||| Johannesburg - Singapore-based Surbana Jurong, one of Asia’s leading urban development consultancies,...Show More Summary
Originally appeared on Automoblog.net Recently, Elon Musk announced Tesla’s plan to design and develop an all-electric semi truck, but now it looks like Mercedes-Benz might be a step ahead of him. Daimler’s new Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck prototype is an all-electric, three-axle heavy duty truck designed for distribution and deliveries within cities. Show More Summary
Urban planners and local developers say the units could bring sorely needed housing to the area. The post Facebook Apartments Wont Fix Housing—But They're a Good Start appeared first on WIRED.
People are increasingly migrating from rural to urban areas. By 2050, about 86 percent of people in developed countries and 64 percent of people in developing countries are expected to live in cities. Because cities will absorb future population growth, it is crucial to use resources more efficiently. Show More Summary