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Singapore Architecture City Guide: 18 Projects to Explore in the "Garden City"

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According to the 2016 Green City Index, the city-state of Singapore was the greenest city in Asia at one point. The city has also adopted its version of modernism , such as the Colonnade Condominiums, designed by architect Paul Rudolph , and the Pearl Bank Apartments by Tan Cheng Siong. Read more »

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Landscape Architects Lead Bhutan’s Mindfulness City

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© Courtesy of Bjarke Ingels Group “The Mindfulness City will be a sustainable city. The Royal Office of Bhutan asked BIG , Arup , and Cistri to develop a plan for a new Mindfulness City in Gelephu in southern Bhutan, near the border with India. It covers 14,000 square miles and has a population of nearly 800,000.

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Urban Challenges of Hillside Cities

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Living in cities built on geographical slopes is a unique and challenging experience. These cities require special care and solutions in the design of streets, buildings, and infrastructure, as well as an understanding that, for reasons of environmental safety and population well-being, not all areas should be occupied.

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How New York City is approaching EV charging

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In an interview with Urban Omnibus managing editor Kevin Ritter, New York City Department of Transportation officials Will Carry and Luis Gonzalez outlined the city's vision for creating a comprehensive electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

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Tijuana City Guide: 9 Projects to Explore in the 2024 World Design Capital

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Mexico border is a region of vast historical, cultural, and economic significance, where cities of fundamental importance to North America have emerged. Tijuana —located in northeastern Mexico—, is one of these cities. Historically, the city has been a melting pot of nuances reflected in its urban landscape. Read more »

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Snøhetta unveils newly completed Beijing City Library design

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Snøhetta has shared new photos of its completed Beijing City Library design in the Chinese capital. Photo: Yumeng Zhu Photo: Yumeng Zhu Located in the city’s Tongzhou District, the library design was born out of a 2018 competition that paired the firm with local studio ECADI.

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MAD Architects Unveils Design for "Forest City" Airport in Lishui, China

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Dubbed the "forest city,” Lishui is known for its green landscapes and valleys in the Southwest Zhejiang Province. Situated amidst hilly terrain, approximately 15 kilometers southwest of the city, the airport is envisioned as a domestic, regional transportation hub seeking to harmonize with the natural surroundings.

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