Urban planners in Kenya are planning satellite cities around the outskirts of the capital Nairobi to combat the increasing problem of slum areas and lack of low-cost housing.
Nine years into the Syrian civil war, these numbers put the scale of the conflict into perspective.
Using visual data analytics, the programme has helped 96,000 people off the streets since 2015.
Cultural heritage should be considered a priority in rebuilding cities after conflict or natural disaster, but it is often missing from local and international strategies.
In the future, 3D-printing techniques could allow the construction industry to use local waste products when building new homes and infrastructure.
Air pollution is costing India dearly - both in human lives and economic damage. But the success of policies Europe, California and China prove that pollution can be cut without giving up...
A growing body of research suggests living near green space has significant mental health benefits. Now a new study finds that children who grow up in greener surroundings are less likely...
Therapeutic wood wandering began in Japan in 1982, known as shinrin yoku, or “forest bathing”. The country now has 62 therapeutic woods, attracting 5 million visitors per year.
To determine which cities are the most tech-friendly, this index uses metrics ranging from the volume of venture capital flowing in to the cost of a flat white coffee.
Barcelona residents were able to submit ideas on how to redevelop the green spaces of Montjuic, with ideas such as transport and environmental protection.
What can we learn from Star Trek in our approach to the UN Sustainability Goals?
Cities account for 70% of global emissions – they must start to learn from each other if we are to meet our climate goals.
Road-traffic deaths are now the 8th leading cause of death for all age group, with deaths in Africa higher than any other continent.
Private rented homes are more likely to have damp than social rented or owner occupied homes, and less likely to have central heating.
A lack of charging stations is one of the main reasons that electric vehicle use is low in Canada. Changing the way we plan our cities could help address this.