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U.N. Project Looks to Organize Urban Planning in Lebanon

May 31, 2012 - in Planning, Projects

A new data-gathering project is attempting to organize sprawling amounts of information about Lebanese cities in a more complex but easily visualized way. The program, backed by the United Nations Development Program, is aiming at centralizing data so that…

Improvements In Urban Planning Key To Protecting Global Health

May 31, 2012 - in Planning, Smart Cities

With the World Health Organization projecting the global urban population to almost double to 6.3 million by 2050, better urban planning is essential…

Why do we need an ecosystem approach to urban sustainability?

May 25, 2012 - in Planning

Timon McPhearson is Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies at the New School for Public Engagement, New York. He studies ways to better design,…