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Taking a hint from heightened interest in Brazil's <em>favelas</em>, a German developer plans to build 10 villas in a Rio de Janeiro slum, which he'll market as the new tourist hotspot.
Mar 18, 2009   International Herald Tribune
<p>Household sewage is currently fueling cars in Sweden, and has for years. But Swedish industry has given up on the idea, investing in ethanol-based gasoline.</p>
May 30, 2008   International Herald Tribune
<p>In Sao Paulo, Brazil, planners are challenged with untangling traffic jams that stretch for over 120 miles.</p>
Apr 19, 2008   International Herald Tribune
<p>Housing markets around the world are beginning to feel the effects of the American mortgage crisis.</p>
Apr 15, 2008   International Herald Tribune
<p>A look at a Shanghai museum focusing on urban planning.</p>
Jan 29, 2008   International Herald Tribune
<p>An investor from Dubai is looking to replicate -- in close detail -- the French city of Lyon in the Arab Emirate.</p>
Jan 25, 2008   International Herald Tribune
<p>The City of Venice, Italy, has just opened a new waterbus for its canals that is reserved for use by local citizens only -- part of an effort to make the tourist-heavy city more friendly to its own people.</p>
Jan 22, 2008   International Herald Tribune
<p>Beginning tomorrow, smoking will be banned in all public restaurants, bars and cafes in Paris, a city where smoking is as much a part of the culture as an addiction.</p>
Dec 31, 2007   International Herald Tribune
<p>Smaller cities in rural areas of Japan are being gutted out, as big box centers continue to sprout up outside cities.</p>
Dec 6, 2007   International Herald Tribune
<p>Cars and scooters rules the roads -- and often the sidewalks -- in Greece, making things difficult for the country's pedestrians. A new activist movement is looking to bring illegal parking and pedestrian-right-of-way violations to light.</p>
Nov 9, 2007   International Herald Tribune
<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>
Oct 26, 2007   International Herald Tribune