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When nature inspires tomorrow's urban techs

Without knowing, you are surrounded by technologies inspired by nature. Biomimicry is bringing on a new industrial revolution, introducing “an era based not on what we can...

May 12th, 2017

Don't worry, be happy (in your city)

Being happy is one of everyone’s main life goals. Buf if the pursuit of happiness is an individual quest, more and more experts highlight the importance of happy places and...

April 28th, 2017

Work is changing, and it changes cities too

Once upon a time, people had a lifetime job with one single employer. The majority of jobs were full-time ones in structured companies, and manufacturing jobs were a...

March 20th, 2017
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About the impossibility to own your home in US cities

Will it be impossible to become a homeowner in the city where you live? The trend in the US already shows the...

April 12th, 2017
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Keep calm and honk - here are the most congested cities in the world

Tired of being stuck in traffic jams every morning? The situation is much worse in other parts of the world. The...

April 18th, 2017
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Harder, Better, Faster: what are the world’s largest subway systems?

If London has the oldest underground system, and New York the greatest number of stations – 425 actually, and more...

April 23rd, 2017
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Your behaviour as a pedestrian highly depends on the country you live in

How do you cross the street? More than your age or your gender, your nationality can also affect your behaviour...

March 20th, 2017
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Bike lanes actually eased car congestion in New York City

Drivers' first reaction to the adding of bike paths on the road is often to argue that they are going to slow down...

March 16th, 2017
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Americans and cars: end of the romance or revival?

Since a decade now, something quite extraordinary is happening in the United States: car ownership keeps declining...

March 20th, 2017
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Costa Rica ran on renewable energy for more than 250 days in 2016

Compared to some countries still struggling to launch sustainable energy policies, Costa Rica is...

February 9th, 2017
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The division between the two Europes – mapped

Eurostat recently published a map analysing the economic development within the EU, at a regional level. Based on...

February 9th, 2017
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What is the deadliest city for pedestrians in the US ?

The State of Florida stands to be a pretty dangerous place for those who dare to use their feet to move...

February 2nd, 2017
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The days of easy growth are over for cities

Experts often talk about rapid urbanisation and the growth of urban population. If it is a global trend, not every...

December 5th, 2016
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Planting trees could save your life

By 2050, the vast majority of humanity will live in cities. Our urban world will have to face many challenges, and...

December 5th, 2016
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Bordeaux is the best city to visit, according to Lonely Planet

The annual "Lonely Planet Best in Travel 2017" rankings have just been released, with a surprising winner in...

November 4th, 2016