With high scores in five broad categories, Melbourne, Australia received the highest spot in livability rankings from The Economist's research unit.
Sep 2, 2011 TheCityFix.com
Google Maps searches include a pinpoint of what the search engine has determined are the centers of cities. One artist has built sculptures of those pinpoints in their real-life locations.
Aug 31, 2011 Architizer
In Frankfurt's main shopping district, the Zeilgalerie shopping mall brightens up the night with thousands of programmable LEDs built into its new facade.
Aug 28, 2011 The Architect's Newspaper
Plans are moving ahead to convert Berlin's Tempelhof airfield into the city's newest park.
Aug 25, 2011 The Wall Street Journal
Bike lanes and bike commuters are fueling a significant segment of the economy in Copenhagen. In Portland, a high amount of bike lanes could mean similar economic impacts.
Aug 25, 2011 The Oregonian
A new report from the London School of Economics looks at the “cycling economy” that is taking the United Kingdom by storm and the economic benefits generated by individual cyclists.
Aug 25, 2011 TheCityFix.com
In interviews with key figures at four of the most influential European architecture firms, the constant theme was that architecture philosophy needs to recognize that eco-friendly design is the future of design innovation.
Aug 16, 2011 The Wall Street Journal
The Berlin Wall was constructed 50 years ago by Communist East Germany. Parts of the wall remain as a remembrance, but much of the area has been transformed into hip neighborhoods and parks.
Aug 13, 2011 NPR
Two years ago a Dutch city embarked on a trial for distance-based pricing that placed a meter on the dashboard showing the price of the trip. The plan was scratched due to an election. In OR, VMT fee legislation for electric vehicles has stalled.
Aug 12, 2011 The New York Times - Environment
Freiburg, Germany has become a stunning model of sustainability, thanks in part to Wulf Daseking, the city's Head of Urban Planning since 1984. Sven Eberlein vists Daseking in Freiberg for this interview. Exclusive
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