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City spotlight on New York: <br>transit and the BQX streetcar City spotlight on New York:
transit and the BQX streetcar

Continuing our city spotlight series on what sustains our cities globally, we’re focusing again on …

City spotlight on New York: <br>the legend of Gleason’s Gym City spotlight on New York:
the legend of Gleason’s Gym

Continuing our cities spotlight series on what sustains our urban spaces globally, we look at …

City spotlight on New York: <br> notes from a true Brooklynite City spotlight on New York:
notes from a true Brooklynite

As part of our global cities spotlight, we are exploring New York. Here, third-generation Brooklynite …

Spotlight series: what sustains our cities globally Spotlight series: what sustains our cities globally

Cities are becoming places towards where most human activity is shifting. This growth and change …

Shaping a shared future <br> in a fractured world Shaping a shared future
in a fractured world

World leaders, policy makers and thinkers are currently in Switzerland for the 2018 World Economic …

The importance of human communication in cities The importance of human communication in cities

It was a rainy day and we were scouting for shoot locations in São Paulo. …

Cities of tomorrow Cities of tomorrow

Visions of what our cities will look like in the future crowd our lives. They …

Is future urbanisation good or bad? Filmmaker Oscar Boyson explores the city of tomorrow Is future urbanisation good or bad? Filmmaker Oscar Boyson explores the city of tomorrow

At Tea & Water, cities are a big topic for us: making them more sustainable …

Social sustainability: putting the heart into urban planning Social sustainability: putting the heart into urban planning

In our Cities series, we have already talked about thinking beyond the smart city, about …

Art and soul of New York celebrates World Oceans Day Art and soul of New York celebrates World Oceans Day

For a city to be truly sustainable it needs to have a cultural soul – …

Noah Sheldon observes China’s hidden workforce Noah Sheldon observes China’s hidden workforce

Imagine trying to balance dozens of giant Styrofoam bundles on a bicycle and then pedalling …

Shanghai Tower: the fabric and faces behind China’s tallest building Shanghai Tower: the fabric and faces behind China’s tallest building

Photographer Noah Sheldon’s Shanghai Tower project shines a light on the construction of China’s tallest …

Cities crucial to climate challenge Cities crucial to climate challenge

The explosion of urban migration combined with overall global population growth is likely to add …

Urbanisation: changing face of our landscape Urbanisation: changing face of our landscape

More than half the world’s population now lives in urban areas. And by 2050 it …

Beyond the smart city Beyond the smart city

When Jacques-Louis David painted Madame Récamier in 1800, three per cent of people on Earth …

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