The Rise of Resilience: Linking Resilience and Sustainability in City Planning | The Nature of Cities 

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The Top 30 US Metro Areas for Walkability Herald the End of Car Dominance | Sustainable Cities Collective 

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Quote Of The Week
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The Hidden Ways Urban Design Segregates The Poor 

The Hidden Ways Urban Design Segregates The Poor

THERE’S A NAME FOR UNCOMFORTABLE BENCHES, HARD-TO-REACH PARKS, AND UBIQUITOUS SURVEILLANCE: DISCIPLINARY ARCHITECTURE.

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Design Technologies for Self-Organizing Cities
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Lessons From An Emerging “Science of Cities” 

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Cities on the Move: Visualizing the Flow of Rotterdam’s Urban Landscape
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HOT SPOTS: SWIMMING IN THE CITY OR IN THE RIVER
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"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."

Steve Jobs (via hatwineandsuit)

one of the best quote about design understanding

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How Transit, Walkability Help Make Cities More Affordable 

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"Private-sector companies will be the engine of job creation, but the public sector has a critical role to play, too – and it must play that role energetically, not just grudgingly."

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Saskia Sassen “the future of smart cities” – presentation 2011

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A close pass, a misguided campaign - and why I won’t just leave it on the road





On July 17, as I cycled to work, amid the chaos of rush-hour downtown Brooklyn, I spotted a narrow gap to the right of a line of stationary traffic. I moved into it and rode cautiously towards the next intersection. Then, to my shock, I realised a taxi driverhad decided there was room between me and the other traffic for him also to squeeze through. He drove past me, much faster than I was going, leaving at most around six inches to spare. Knowing that any miscalculation would have had me tumbling under the taxi’s wheels, I felt a surge of panic

A close pass, a misguided campaign - and why I won’t just leave it on the road

On July 17, as I cycled to work, amid the chaos of rush-hour downtown Brooklyn, I spotted a narrow gap to the right of a line of stationary traffic. I moved into it and rode cautiously towards the next intersection. Then, to my shock, I realised a taxi driverhad decided there was room between me and the other traffic for him also to squeeze through. He drove past me, much faster than I was going, leaving at most around six inches to spare. Knowing that any miscalculation would have had me tumbling under the taxi’s wheels, I felt a surge of panic
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"If cities truly want to inject their bureaucracies with new ideas for solving problems, they’ll have to re-think the nuts and bolts of how they buy stuff."

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Government in the 21st Century: An Innovation Launch Pad 

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