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UN-Habitat and Lincoln Institute Join Forces to Develop Global Municipal Database for Sustainable Urbanization

March 25, 2016 - in Corporate, Land Development, Planning

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 24, 2016—Leaders from the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) and the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy signed an agreement this month to create a pilot for a global municipal fiscal database that will result in…

Jeju Advances Sustainable and Carbon-neutral Development

March 21, 2016 - in Land Development, Projects, Smart Cities

Geneva, Switzerland/Jeju, Republic of Korea, March 21, 2016—The IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission), the Jeju Special Self-Governing Province…

UN Underscores Importance of Good Urban Planning for Sustainable Development

September 18, 2014 - in Planning, Projects

With more than two-thirds of humanity expected to live in cities by the middle of this century, strong, well-planned urbanization is vital for development,…

gINT Supports Comprehensive Geotechnical Information Management System for the Municipality of Abu Dhabi City

June 12, 2014 - in Feature, Featured, Modeling, Smart Cities

The Municipality of Abu Dhabi City ensures sustainable development and enhances the quality of life for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Since its inception in 1962, the Municipality has implemented projects aimed at establishing modern infrastructure…

United Water Issues Report on Sustainable Development Program

June 6, 2014 - in Analysis, Projects, Water

On the occasion of World Environment Day, United Water—one of the nation’s leading water and environmental services companies—released its annual Sustainable Development Report to share progress toward social, environmental and other non-financial goals.…

Smart Cities and Sustainable Development Blogging Contest

December 20, 2013 - in Projects, Smart Cities

Write a story about the connection between smart cities and sustainable development, and win an all-expenses-paid trip to the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. Masdar’s 2014 Engage Blogging Contest: Smart Cities and Sustainable Development 1. Eligibility: The…

Infrastructure Siting Talk Marks GIS Day in Redlands

November 12, 2013 - in Announcement, Planning

The University of Redlands Center for Business GIS and Spatial Analysis will continue its speakers series with a presentation by Hal T. Nelson 6:15 to 8 p.m. Nov. 20 in the university’s Casa Loma Room. The program is part of the GIS Day celebrations taking…

MIT Researchers Begin Detailed Study of Kuwait’s Built Environment

March 24, 2013 - in Energy, Facility Management

A team of MIT researchers spanning four MIT departments — architecture; civil and environmental engineering; earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences; and nuclear science and engineering — has been awarded a $3.76 million grant for a research project…

MIT Researchers Begin Detailed Study of Kuwait's Built Environment

March 24, 2013 - in Energy, Facility Management

A team of MIT researchers spanning four MIT departments — architecture; civil and environmental engineering; earth, atmospheric, and planetary sciences; and nuclear science and engineering — has been awarded a $3.76 million grant for a research project…

Conference on a Sustainable Built Environment Focuses on Big Data Disruption

February 12, 2013 - in Announcement

The NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate’s Center for the Sustainable Built Environment will host its third Annual Conference on Sustainable Real Estate, titled “Big Data and Disruptive Innovation: Is the Real Estate Industry Next?” on Thursday, February…