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Jessica Leigh Hester

28 June 2017

New York, New York, United States

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With new mayor-ordained shelters and support services unlikely to function until 2020, NYC’s 60,000+ homeless population is left in need of assistance in the meantime. But recently, an anti-homelessness nonprofit—Brea...

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Liz Wolfe

28 June 2017

Los Angeles, California, United States

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Mitigating homelessness on Los Angeles' infamous "Skid Row" comprises myriad obstacles. But a collaboration between city officials, a USC architecture class project, and the Skid Row Housing Trust has responded with a...

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Feargus O'Sullivan

27 June 2017

Vienna, Austria

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With the staggering amounts of garbage produced by modern lifestyles, waste disposal is becoming an increasingly difficult challenge for communities around the world. Vienna has tackled the trouble of trash with an in...

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Krutika Pathi

14 June 2017

New York, New York, United States

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For urban residents, participation in city-planning often means navigating complex administrative bureaucracy and struggling through a lack of transparency, but in New York City, efforts are being made to engage citiz...

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Andrew Zaleski

2 June 2017

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Dorchester, the Boston neighborhood with the highest poverty levels, struggles to keep kids in school from engaging with gangs and crime. But College Bound Dorchester (CBD) is fast rewriting the solution to high drop ...

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Halima Ali

30 May 2017

London, United Kingdom

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The Good Hotel floats on a platform off the dock in London and provides the long-term unemployed with job training and jobs in the hotel industry. Located in an area that is low-income, poor housing, and a largely une...

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Brentin Mock

24 May 2017

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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In 1986, the city of Baltimore battled the Reagan administration over its local anti-apartheid ordinances—and won. How they prevailed may have important lessons for cities trying to resist Trump today; from his polici...

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Priti Salian

3 May 2017

India

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Safe play spaces are few and far between in India's rapidly growing urban centers. One organization is making the most of limited open areas to teach kids a range of life skills.

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Kriston Capps

27 April 2017

United States

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Thirty years ago, the U.S. Congress created a process called Title V that requires excess federal land be offered to state and city governments and nonprofits for homeless services. Hampered by challenging obstacles t...

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Laura Bliss

13 April 2017

Oslo, Norway

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In the heart of one of Europe’s fastest growing capitals, cars are rapidly disappearing. To reduce pollution and build a people-first city center, Oslo has promised to ban all cars in downtown by 2019. The multi-prong...

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Michael Friedrich

19 March 2017

New York, New York, United States

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A pilot project at New York University called "E-Responder" trained 26 anti-violence counselors at five sites across the city to interpret online posts threatening violence and intervene before virtual violence turns ...

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Feargus O'Sullivan

20 December 2016

Stockholm, Sweden

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In Stockholm, old Christmas trees are being converted into biochar. When integrated into the city's highly-efficient power grid, the project has been wildly successful--not only in improving soil, but also in retainin...

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Eillie Anzilotti

14 November 2016

Baltimore, New York, United States

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In Baltimore, the effects of poverty hamper student's educational experience. This article looks at one school's attempt to address these education and behavioral barriers through meditation.

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Pooja Makhijani

2 November 2016

Singapore

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HortPark is a pilot for a therapeutic garden in Singapore that aims to help the aging population through horticultural training. Horticultural work has facilitated overcoming some of the elders' diseases such as demen...

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Linda Poon

16 September 2016

San Diego, California, United States

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What can you do to enjoy time with Alzheimer’s patients? A suburb near San Diego has recently opened a new town square with architecture designed to look like it is from the 1950s. The space offers aging baby boomers...

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Feargus O'Sullivan

3 August 2016

Paris, France

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France’s cities, including Paris, are among the world’s most expensive to live in. In 2015, France passed rent control laws that restrict outlandish rent increases through the Rent Observatory that oversees the differ...

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Mimi Kirk

9 June 2016

Saudi Arabia

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A severe lack of affordable housing in Saudi Arabia has spurred the government to impose a tax on what has traditionally been a virtually tax-free society. However, they aim to tax only the wealthy owners of undevelop...

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Jessica Leigh Hester

4 June 2016

Detroit, Michigan, United States

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When it comes to green infrastructure, Detroit's got plenty of parcels to work with. A look at their new plans to turn unused land into stormwater sponges.

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Simone D'Antonio

3 June 2016

Turin, Italy

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Turin used to be a bustling hub for the automobile industry but since then it has been left as a dead industrial area. The Ex-incet development aims to change this by using an old company's headquarters to be the site...

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Scott Latta

8 March 2016

Jefferson, Alabama, United States

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In Alabama’s largest city, a story of economic confidence in an unlikely place.

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Eillie Anzilotti

7 March 2016

London, United Kingdom

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A group of architects proposed a new design to help raise environmentally responsible kids by combining farms and preschools.

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Alec Appelbaum

9 February 2016

Pleasantville, New York, United States

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To break through gridlock on fair housing, city planners, citizens, and government officials in wealthy Westchester County, New York, try a new tactic: Using a simulation game to try out different development scenario...

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Julian Spector

26 January 2016

United States

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A new report from the Interstate Renewable Energy Council tracks where consumers will get the most out of renewable installations. By providing information tailored to each state, the council hopes to motivate more Am...

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Dana Raidt

23 December 2015

Copenhagen, Denmark

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Thanks to years of government intervention, the city of Copenhagen has almost perfectly clean water — even better than bottled water. Denmark utilizes overflow barriers, underground water storage, and rerouted wastewa...

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Dawn Reiss

22 December 2015

Chicago, Illinois, United States

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By releasing fish into the Chicago River, the city of Chicago aims to help clean up its ecosystem, as the fish hopefully will eat the river's excess algae.

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