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Groundbreaking Infrastructure Projects Fuel 'Cities of the Future'

July 3, 2012 - in Smart Cities

The development of sustainable urban infrastructure is one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. With more than half of the global population already squeezed into cities that, collectively, make up less than two percent of the planet's land cover,…

Rio+20 Outcomes: How do these affect cities?

June 26, 2012 - in Projects, Smart Cities

Human civilization on earth is under threat. The global trend of climate change and related trends of increased frequency and severity of extreme weather…

Plan to Create 25 Islands in Hong Kong Draws Fire from Environmental Groups

May 28, 2012 - in Planning

Planners talk of creating 25 islands and waterfront extensions of hundreds of hectares each. They would dump concrete in the sea to join up islands where…