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Civic spaces and brownfield redevelopment, a case study of the Social Innovation project in Somerville, MA

Former brownfield sites offer opportunities for economic growth. How can industrial cities dealing with legacy of contained areas promote neighborhood-scale arts-oriented development? Can such sites benefit from policy integration? 131 more words

Environmental Policy

Hartford stadium woes continue as former developer files emergency motion

HARTFORD — The original contractor and developer of Hartford’s Dunkin’ Donuts Park has filed an emergency motion seeking to halt future work on the beleaguered ballpark. 106 more words


Out of Rubble: A Sustainable Future for Syria?

After almost six years of one of the deadliest conflicts of the 21st century, Syria is in shambles. Damages to Syrian cities are now estimated to have reached around US $7.3 billion, with the housing and energy sectors hit hardest.  801 more words


Punjab’s Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal Inaugurates Largest Solar Power Plant In Mansa

Deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal inaugurated the largest power plant in a single location in the state of mansa today. The power plant is worth 31.5MW. 131 more words

Urban Development

West Haven waterfront outlet mall stalled over eminent domain lawsuits

WEST HAVEN – Before a $200 million waterfront outlet mall can be built in West Haven, there are two eminent domain lawsuits the city must contend with. 386 more words


Developing the Maldives Part II - Maldivian Suburbia

In this post we’ll be looking at an alternative to the “Malé experience”, namely, suburbs. We’ll see how the idea can be applied to the Maldives and whether or not it is a viable alternative. 1,696 more words


Urban Climate Change Resilience Is Vital

In the last decade the understanding of the threats and risks cities face has deepened greatly, not least due to the Asia Cities Climate Change Resilience Network… 531 more words

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