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The construction of Riyadh's Metro has ambitious goals to relieve gridlock and reduce obesity. Perhaps more importantly, it aims to grant women the freedom of mobility. “That's a lot to expect from a public transport system,” writes Susanne Koelbl.
Aug 14, 2013   Spiegel Online
Architects Christoph Ingenhoven, Meinhard von Gerkan and Pierre de Meuron, designers of three of Germany's most disastrous developments speak about their troubled projects and the damage inflicted on the status of architecture in the country.
Jun 18, 2013   Spiegel Online
While experts opine on what the city of the future will look like, Santander "has surged to the forefront of those aspiring to be smart." With 10,000 sensors collecting data and a custom app serving residents, the city is showing how smart is done.
Mar 15, 2013   Spiegel Online
Counterfeiting is, of course, nothing new in China. From DVDs to Apple stores to an entire Austrian village, the country is rife with copycats. But a new project in Chongqing may take the cake, reports Kevin Holden Platt.
Jan 3, 2013   Spiegel Online
Over the past two years, German funding and Israeli philanthropy led to the construction of solar installations for Palestinians living in "Area C" in the West Bank. Now Israel says the panels are illegal and wants them demolished.
Feb 18, 2012   Spiegel Online
Spiegel Online has published rarely seen photos of Berlin just a few months after the end of World War Two, depicting the massive destruction of the city.
Jan 13, 2012   Spiegel Online
Known as 'The Shard', the new skyscraper being built in London will have 72 floors, and stand 1,017 feet. Both opponents and critics agree: The building will "change London -- for centuries."
Jan 10, 2012   Spiegel Online
<p>Planners in Europe are experimenting with removing traffic signs to encourage human interaction between motorists and cyclists and pedestrians.</p>
Nov 19, 2006   Spiegel Online
Google Earth has "injected new life" into the geographic information systems industry.
Aug 24, 2006   Spiegel Online
The son of Hitler's architect has been hired to design the 300,000-person 'Detroit of the East' in Changchun.
Feb 4, 2006   Spiegel Online
Former Clinton advisor Sidney Blumenthal criticizes Bush administration's environmental and emergency planning policies.
Sep 2, 2005   Spiegel Online