CITIES around the world are sizzling – with urban design, the arts, green practices and smart technologies. Green News Update serves as a portal to cities worldwide that are booming and others trying to solve essential challenges.
Here’s your access to dozens of cities worldwide from Cities columns in Green News Update in the past 18 months — with easy-to-use links on what’s happening — from New York’s Highline to Havana, Rome to Rio, Moscow to Morocco.
We’ve added individual stories too: the 25th Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall; a school full of hopes and dreams, designed help revitalize East Baltimore; access to dozens of recommended books on cities’ history, design and their secrets!
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Cities US/Canada/Europe: Waterfront revitalization projects, complete streets, on-the-water parks in Toronto, Berlin, Philadelphia, New York, Camden NJ, and Florence (January 2016)
Cities News in Brief: Europe’s greenest cities, water ATMs for Delhi, the White City, Sustainable Cities Index, plus Copenhagen, Boston, Baku, Paris, Bangalore (June 21 2015)
Cities Museums: Projects on four continents are energizing urban areas Rio, Rabat, Shanghai, Mumbai, Marrakesh, Oslo, Pecs, Seoul, Moscow, Medellin, Shanghai, Seoul, Doha, Cape Town and more (February 27 2015)
Cities China, Japan, Russia, Europe : Check out smart cities, Green Capitals, floating cities, recyclables, fantasy cities. Bristol, Lubjljana, Nantes, Amsterdam, Guangzhou, Beirut, Tokyo, Moscow and more. (February 2 2015)
Books on Cities: Destinations, design, destruction and best-kept secrets (August 6 2015)
Gift Books on Cities: Mining the past (Athens, Pompeii, Rome), the empire of sin, Berlin, Paris, Amsterdam, New Orleans, Washington DC and more (December 5 2014)
Architect Michael Graves’ Favorite Design Cities: An homage to Amsterdam and Rotterdam (March 15 2015)
Design Showcases: New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, DC, Eindhoven (many are annual events) (September 2 2015)
Baltimore: Some Good News The new Henderson-Hopkins School (K-8) an anchor for rebuilding East Baltimore (April 29 2015)
Berlin: The Wall & the City, 25th Anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall . Includes a selection of books (November 5 2014)
Rotterdam’s Markthal: Shop/Eat/Live: A world-class market hall plus 250 apartments (October 31 2014)