International Herald Tribune

October 26, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>Most people think of parking garages as ugly behemoths that perform a necessary evil, but one author and architect has a different way of looking at them.</p>
International Herald Tribune
October 24, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>The booming production and use of cement is the single largest material contributor to climate change.</p>
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October 12, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>A derelict train depot in London has been given a 21st-century makeover in preparation for its opening as the terminal for high-speed trains traveling in between the English capital and other European cities such as Paris and Brussels.</p>
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September 28, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>Rapid growth and expansion are bringing economic prosperity to the Chinese city of Shijiazhuang, but it is steadily swallowing the area's water supplies.</p>
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September 20, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>The US Agency for International Development is considering a broad infrastructure project to repair a crumbling dam in Afghanistan as part of an effort to create economic and political stability in a region of Afghanistan controlled by the Taliban.</p>
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September 18, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>Residents in the Bolivian city of Sucre are mounting an effort to have their city regain its status as the country's capital -- a designation is lost in 1899. But the costs of transferring the political infrastructure from La Paz would be immense.</p>
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September 6, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>Fast-moving plans to build a subway system in the Dominican Republic have some locals angry over a waste of money and others commending the leadership for good foresight.</p>
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September 2, 2007, 5am PDT
<p>More and more young people are leaving Eastern Europe, leaving behind a large population of aging people. Many are predicting tough economic times as fewer workers will make it harder for governments to provide for their aging populations.</p>
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August 28, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>In the communities on the Texas side of the U.S.-Mexico border, development is an incremental process. But with an influx of public services and infrastructure, the humble villages are blossoming.</p>
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August 28, 2007, 9am PDT
<p>Individual ownership, privately operated services, and professional management are part of the new face of the kibbutz -- Israel's cooperative intentional communities founded on Marxist and socialist principles.</p>
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August 25, 2007, 7am PDT
<p>After decades of population decline, New York City is growing again.</p>
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August 24, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>With rapid urbanization overtaking the world, experts worry that planners and architects are too few and lack experience to tackle the coming challenge.</p>
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August 16, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>Medellín, Colombia, has escaped from the bloody grips of the violent drug warfare that consumed its streets in the 1980s to become a vibrant and active city.</p>
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August 16, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>The bridge collapse that killed at least 36 people this week in China is being blamed on rushed construction and the larger issue of the country's emphasis on rapid economic growth.</p>
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August 13, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>A new pedestrian bridge has been added over the Grand Canal in Venice, despite objections from locals that the new modern-designed bridge is out of place.</p>
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August 6, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>With ridership on the only commercially operating maglev line far below expectations, the much admired technology might be in danger of extinction.</p>
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July 12, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>With millions of square feet of formerly industrial areas available for redevelopment, Milan is on the verge of a major urban transformation.</p>
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July 10, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>After numerous roadblocks and failed attempts at renovation, the city of Paris seems to have a promising jump on bringing new life to Les Halles, once one of the city's main marketplaces and now an area many Parisians completely avoid.</p>
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June 27, 2007, 10am PDT
<p>The ancient palazzos of Rome are being transformed by a flood of restaurants and bars catering to a growing population of drunken tourists. Many locals and preservationist worry about what they see as social and historical decay.</p>
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June 20, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>A Brazilian tribe is in talks with Google to use its satellite imaging program to monitor and prevent illegal logging in the tribal reservation of more than 600,000 acres in the Amazon rainforest.</p>
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