Journal

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June 2019

The 3 Pictures That Explain Everything About Smart Cities

The vision of the technology-powered metropolis of the future is being sold with images that bear little resemblance to the real world.

  • Environment
June 2019

Cities of the Future

This is what the future's sustainable cities could look like

  • Environment
May 2019

UK architects including Foster and Chipperfield declare climate and biodiversity emergency

Calling on all UK architects to adopt a "shift in behaviour" over climate change.

  • Environment
May 2019

A Smart City Is Rarely Smart Enough to Account for People’s Feelings

Smart cities are efficient, but tech can’t account for human emotion. In the Mission District of San Francisco, officials are learning to bridge the gap.

  • Environment
April 2019

3 things I’ve learned from Extinction Rebellion

What can placemakers learn from the occupation of four London streets?

  • Environment
March 2019

Happy Space

City dwellers pine for attractive and usable spaces; city planners are beginning to take note.

  • Environment
February 2019

Population Mountains

This is a story about how to perceive the population of cities.

  • Environment
October 2018

Will 2018's heatwave spark a wave of sustainable investing?

Why an increased awareness of environmental challenges is changing businesses for good.

  • Environment
October 2018

Will redesigning our atmosphere help reverse global warming?

Even in the rosiest of scenarios, purely reducing emissions will not halt the warming of the planet. And that's where climate-modifying technologies come in.

  • Environment
October 2018

A billboard equivalent to 1,200 trees

The pollution-fighting billboard cleans roughly 70,000 cubic meters of air per day, equivalent to 1,200 trees.

  • Environment