Urban sustainability news 2010 - 2016

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The Hague car-free city-centre. The Hague, in the Netherlands, has a huge and wide car-free city-centre. As a result, one may see lots of bicycles, pedestrians, some trams, people getting around and buying in the local commerce. This type of urban policies provide citizens safety, humanity, air quality, much less noise, and quality of life. July 2014. Author: João Pimentel Ferreira

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2016[edit | edit source]

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The Favela as a Community Land Trust: A Solution to Eviction and Gentrification? Nov 15 [1] ...Rio de Janeiro

101 small ways you can improve your city, Sep 22 [2]

Would you live in a wooden skyscraper? Sep 22 [3]

The future of housing is here: CC Talks with the Open Building Institute, Aug 2 [4]

How to win back the city: the Barcelona en Comú guide to overthrowing the elite, Jun 22 [5]

More than just a flood defence: how Vejle built a blueprint for resilience, May 19 [6]

The Principles of Ethical Redevelopment, Mar 10 [7]

City as a Commons: Flint to Italy, 200 activists flock to Bologna to how the commons can be incorporated into city governance, February 8 [8]

2015[edit | edit source]

How do you create a city for all? The answer lies in West Norwood, Dec 2 [9]

Cities are finally treating water as a resource, not a nuisance, September 1 [10]

Interviewed: Professor Christian Iaione on the City as Commons, February 17 [11]

7 Cities That Are Starting To Go Car-Free, January 13 [12]

2014[edit | edit source]

Three Rules for Starting a Neighborhood, December 2 [13]

Cities Partner with Rural Communities to Protect Water, The benefits of recognizing watersheds as commons around the globe, January 17 [14]

2013[edit | edit source]

How to Design Our Neighborhoods for Happiness, Jul 26 [15]

2012[edit | edit source]

CarbonCure makes concrete go green ‘without compromise’, [16] September 17

Smart Booth Transforms Lowly Phone Booth Into Solar Powered Community Hub, May 16 [17]

Transforming derelict buildings into vertical gardens, February 21 [18]

2011[edit | edit source]

Design, Download And Print Your House With WikiHouse, [19] August 20

2010[edit | edit source]

Emergent Urbanism, or ‘bottom-up planning’, [20] February 14

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