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With self-healing concrete expected to become a more integral part of urban construction schemes, this much-maligned material could have a positive future.
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Subway stations in New York were inundated with water following heavy rain on 1 September 2021. But the Big Apple isn’t alone – over the past year we have seen similar images in other major cities, including London and Zhengzhou.
Dubai’s RoboCafe has introduced robots in place of their human overloads.
The mayor of Tees Valley in the UK is implementing a new kind of Tory agenda that mirrors global economic shifts.
Data highlight – House price growth has significantly outpaced wage growth UK average house prices and weekly earnings, indexed to Jan 1970
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Lot size (Sq. ft)
Indianapolis, Jacksonville and Austin are home to the largest backyards in America.
The Covid-19 pandemic put a lot of attention on the role of parks and green spaces – particularly in large cities. But, not all of this attention has been positive.
A generation of Mexican architects are building to solve social and environmental problems – attracting interest from an international audience along the way.
Policymakers should introduce taxes on SUVs following a rise in sales over the past decade to boost the move to electric vehicles, says Canadian not-for-profit Environmental Defence.
There needn’t be any contradiction between the preservation of beauty and the necessity to provide housing.
Few people would call office life or home-working their ideal. So why aren’t we using this moment to radically rethink our working lives?
Fares have increased by a fifth in real terms since privatisation, along with demand for rail travel.
The growth in wooden urbanism is being driven by timber’s technical and environmental benefits, as well as growing investor and consumer demand.
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