Category: Cities

A still from To Shape and Be Shaped, a performance artwork that opened the 2020 Conscious Cities Festival.

Cities

Rebuilding Architecture: An Interview With Itai Palti

From polymath to middleman? For Itai Palti, the architect’s role isn’t what it used to be—maybe it’s time for a rethink?

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City Shifts: Your Weekly News Roundup

Cities

City Shifts: Weekly News Roundup

Interesting news from across the web. This week: tech’s ethical debt, post-COVID home design, parking’s role in the Women’s Liberation Movement, and more.

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A typical American suburb

Cities

The Suburban Election

Swing states are passé; Election 2020 is all about the swing ‘burbs—and Donald Trump knows it.

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carbon health covid-19 testing center

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The Future of Healthcare Is Omni-Channel

Carbon Health CEO Eren Bali on how proximity is the future of care.

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Greg Gershuny Photo Outdoors Blueprint Future

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Climate Action on the Urban Front: Toward Greener, Healthier, More Resilient Cities

The Aspen Institute’s Greg Gershuny tells us about what’s new in the fight against climate change and how cities are helping to make the difference.

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Cities

Richard Florida: Complete Communities and the Rise of the Neighborhood Economy

Sounding the death knell for cities is a favorite past time during eras of crisis. But with crisis comes opportunity. The opportunity to reset, rebuild, and create complete communities.

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Drinks line a rooftop bar in Boston

Cities

Rooftops Are Having a Moment

Where space is at a premium, it’s time to get creative. Meet the innovators who are looking ahead by looking up.

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City Park in New Orleans

Cities

Park Life: The World’s Best Urban Parks

Parks are a transformative element of the urban experience. They are the places where our cities and communities live and breathe. Here’s our list of the world’s best. Did your favorite make the cut?

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