Lester Brown explores how bus rapid transit systems and other innovations are transforming transportation in cities across the world.
May 24, 2010 Grist
Navi Mumbai was a planned community built in the 1960s to reduce congestion in the city. The design catered only to the rich, with a golf course and upscale residential development. With a mandate to get more diverse, Navi Mumbai is at a loss.
May 21, 2010 TheCityFix Mumbai
Brad Templeton dreams about a world of mini robot cars and the infrastructure savings that would result.
May 19, 2010 Brad Ideas
A recent proposal by Britain's Conservative Party to create a system of conservation credits to protect biodiversity should be expanded to a global scale, according to this piece from <em>The Guardian</em>.
May 19, 2010 The Guardian
A Swedish startup is developing a kite-like turbine to capture the power of ocean waves to generate electricity.
May 14, 2010 GOOD Magazine
Are street artists inspired by the desire to improve their environment, or to comment on the banality of it?
May 11, 2010 This Big City
Population is the last taboo, says Mother Jones, but on the way to 10 billion in 2045, we might want to consider having the conversation.
May 11, 2010 Mother Jones
Peter Harnik, director of the Center for City Park Excellence at the Trust for Public Land, believes that formulas for how much parkland cities and neighborhoods cause more harm than good.
May 7, 2010 NRDC Blog
Filmmaker Keiichi Matsuda imagines a future where augmented reality is everywhere, blanketing the built environment with advertising and interactive elements.
May 7, 2010 Vimeo
Patrik Schumacher of Zaha Hadid Architects argues that the unified style of architecture for the 21st century will be 'parametricism'.
May 7, 2010 The Architect's Journal