smart cities

Philadelphia to be US Model for Green Infrastructure

Back in 2012 we noted that Philadelphia was embarking on a landmark 25-year, $2 billion urban watershed…

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Transforming Milwaukee’s Vacant Lots Into A New Agricultural…

Can one of America’s poorest cities pull off a resurgence through urban agriculture and local food?

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The 10 Happiest Cities In The World

What makes these cities’ residents happier than anywhere else?

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The Top 10 Smartest European Cities

Reblogged from FastCoExist: Which city in Europe is working the hardest to be the most advanced urban landscape? In an attempt to improve the rankings, I developed a metric called the Smart Cities Wheel,…

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Metropolitan Agriculture: One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Reblogged from The Dirt: S, M, L, or XL-sized metropolitan agriculture? Mia Lehrer, FASLA, Mia Lehrer + Associates, said one size definitely doesn’t fit all when it comes to cities, in a session at…

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Rooftop farms flourish in space-starved Hong Kong

Just 3 percent of vegetables consumed in Hong Kong are grown locally, according to government figures. Unused roofs are some of the few places in the most heavily populated areas for budding vegetable…

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