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1/14/20

14 Jan 2020 - Coastal engineering solutions are the backbone of coastal protection strategies, but nature also provides benefits that could help us mitigate and adapt to climate change, said Associate Professor Dan Friess of the National University of Singapore. 

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1/14/20

14 Jan 2020 - The expandable house project is part of ongoing research by the Urban-Rural Systems (URS) team at the Future Cities Laboratory (FCL) (a research unit of the ETH Zürich in Singapore). It identifies and builds upon the successes of forms of informal housing, and tries to improve upon their weaknesses.

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12/30/19

30 Dec 2019 - The United Nations is working with a new collaborative entity called Oceanix to explore how floating cities can help create a more sustainable future.

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12/30/19

30 Dec 2019 - In this thematic session, participants engaged in investment case examples presented by public and private sector investors that are partnering together in order to mobilize more capital towards financing the SDGs, especially Goal 11.

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12/13/19

13 Dec 2019 - The Join, Boost, Sustain initiative will help to define the ethical, financial, legal, and technical framework for digitalization in cities and communities across Europe.

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12/13/19

13 Dec 2019 - Urban renewal initiatives can help stimulate the local economy, support current businesses and attract new ones, increase property values, instil a sense of civic pride, foster citizen engagement and social inclusion and reduce crime.

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12/13/19

13 Dec 2019 - Jakarta is slowly sinking due to an over-extraction of groundwater causing subsidence and with rising sea levels causing flooding, the city has to come up with elaborate programmes.

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12/10/19

10 Dec 2019 - Cristiano Radaelli of Planet Smart City looks at the role of sustainable, tech-enabled housing in future cities.

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12/10/19

10 Dec 2019 - The E-Home crowdsourcing project is a communication service provided to residents of apartment buildings in the Russian capital and seeks to enable them to better participate in the management of the property they live in.

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12/10/19

10 Dec 2019 - The rooftop farm at Thammasat University in Rangsit, about 40 km (25 miles) from Bangkok's city centre, is open to anyone who wishes to grow rice, vegetables and herbs.

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12/10/19

10 Dec 2019 - Airbnb wants to deepen trust with cities and guests following controversy and ahead of a planned IPO next year. It has announced that it will launch a dedicated hotline for mayors and city officials in 2020.

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12/3/19

03 Dec 2019 - There is a disconnect between environmental policies and smart city strategies finds a new report, which also warns cities face “huge challenges” to deliver their environmental ambitions.

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