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Can we provide more accurate predictors of footfall than catchment alone?

Continuing on the theme of identifying research questions for our Improving the Customer Experience in Town Cenres: Bringing Big Data to Small Users project, we are wondering whether we can start to predict footfall in a particular location. 192 more words


#100Days Photo 42: Manila Bay Sunset at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Hotel, Metro Manila, Philippines

This is the second time I’ve seen Manila Bay sunset while at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Hotel. But this is the first time that I did as a staying guest and with Niklas.  127 more words

Leisure Trip

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Livable Cities! What Next?

It is not on the political agenda of the presidential candidates this year, but it should be.  It is the future of American cities. The trend is that they will become more densely populated. 127 more words


more on 'women' and 'smart', mostly from smart women

My post last week on designing a smart city for ‘women’ generated a few different reactions on Twitter, as well as a range of resources for further thinking.  788 more words

Urban Space

Heritage Vandalism

The House Called Lyell

The House Called “Myell”

I loved walking past these houses with their matching Victorian facades, pretty roof’s and related names, “Lyell” and “Myell”. 73 more words


Celebrating history

Of late, I have been looking at how to celebrate a city’s history. A few months ago, my colleague passed me copies of vintage black and white photos of Port Vila and Vanuatu, which spurred my interest in addressing local history in the Beautification Plan I am here to develop. 73 more words