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As cities develop and populations continue to grow, there is one common challenge most places face: transportation. In southwest Germany near the French border, Karlsruhe, the second-largest city in the state of Baden-Württemberg, has had a three-...
Article - 12/10/2018
Active Region(s): Europe
Category: Upward Mobility, Food and Water, Wellness, Shelter, Smart City Concepts, Definitions and overviews, Responsibility areas, Built environment, Economic development, Energy, Health and human services, Payments, Public safety and security, Telecommunications, Transportation
While rental housing costs are rising in many cities and affordable housing is scarce, renters are still becoming increasingly inclined to favor sustainable design and green features in the homes they choose — to the point that they now take those...
Article - 07/20/2018
Active Region(s): North America
Category: Shelter, Built environment
Urban environments are becoming more crowded, and high-density developments are being planned and built to house all those new citizens. But how do we ensure we're building healthy, livable environments? The story below describes a collaborative...
Article - 05/03/2018
Active Region(s): North America, Compassionate Cities
Category: Wellness, Shelter, Built environment, Health and human services
As urban populations swell, as the number of singles increases -- and as city officials try to make their urban environments more sustainable, livable and economically successful -- down-sized housing provides a way to optimize use of increasingly...
Article - 04/29/2015
Active Region(s): Main, North America, Compassionate Cities
Category: Shelter, Built environment, Energy