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Green Light for Midtown: in New York, the pedestrians’ revolution is in full swing

Green Light for Midtown: in New York, the pedestrians’ revolution is in full swing

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Floating Buildings Spread to Asia and the United States

Floating Buildings Spread to Asia and the United States

As city real estate space becomes increasingly difficult to find, people are turning towards rivers and oceans and creating their own floating living spaces. These amphibious houses are built on...

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Convincing the Rest of Portland to Buy a Bike

Convincing the Rest of Portland to Buy a Bike

Portland is well-known for being a progressive, green city, as seen in shows such as Portlandia. It boasts several parks, responsible businesses and an excellent public transportation system. The...

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Upgrading the Empire State Building: a success story for energy efficiency

Upgrading the Empire State Building: a success story for energy efficiency

In 2009, the Empire State Building underwent a two-year retrofit of its 6,500 windows and upgraded its automated energy system. The glazed windows will reduce heating costs and the monitoring...

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Inner-city brownfield sites use solar energy to finance their cleanup

Inner-city brownfield sites use solar energy to finance their cleanup

At the National Brownfields Conference – an event that focuses on solutions for environmental revitalization and economic redevelopment of urban wastelands – Chicago, Philadelphia and New York...

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Can The Construction Industry Be Carbon Neutral By 2030?

Can The Construction Industry Be Carbon Neutral By 2030?

This question was asked by the U.S.-based Architecture 2030 firm when it realized the construction industry had the tools, talent pool and technology to achieve this. Its founder, Edward Mazria,...

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How to be an Urban Farmer

How to be an Urban Farmer

What is it like to be an urban farmer? The Express Night Out examines the life of Anita Adalja, an urban grower for Common Good City Farm. Anita earns between $30000 and $40000 a year tending to a...

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TerriStorias on-the-ground #2 – U.S.A.

TerriStorias on-the-ground #2 – U.S.A.

A ticket to ride through the USA After some difficulties passing through the frontier between Canada and U.S.A. (well, don’t try to take some fruits in your luggage, that’s forbidden and the...

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