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Smart Cities: The Future Of Urban Development

As the world becomes increasingly interconnected and technology-dependent, a new wave of smart applications is changing how we approach everyday activities. Utility appliances such as intelligent fridges (yes, you read that right), personal assistants like Amazon’s Alexa or smart home security applications create opportunities…

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How Would Cities Look if Mothers Designed Them?

Architecture’s lack of diversity shows in urban environments which have little input from people with ‘lived experience’ – such as mothers who know exactly what will benefit children and young people. That’s the view of Christine Murray, founder of the…

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What Would a City That is Safe for Women Look Like?

From Delhi to Barcelona, from Cairo to Kigali, the traditional male-oriented urban planning and design perspective is being expanded. Writing for The Guardian, Amy Fleming takes a look at the efforts of cities around the world to improve the safety of…

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