Cities looking to use 4IR tools will have to address challenges of accountability, restricting the misuse of technology and ensuring citizen privacy.
Absorbing the e-commerce surge that COVID brought almost overnight was possible thanks in part to a digital transition already several years underway run by IKEA's first-ever Chief Digita...
With a self-identified mission to save the planet, the ideas and aspirations of Generation Alpha are crucial in shaping sustainable cities – and should be consulted now.
Allowing people to communally own land but retain individual ownership of their homes can help ensure access to adequate housing and protect public resources
The many positives of cities can sometimes mask the huge health inequalities that exist within them. These places are tackling the issue and offering lessons for other cities.
We need to magnify the impact of highly effective local actors, to address today's big global issues.
As urban forests are rolled out in cities across the world, Lorien Nesbitt argues that they must be accessible for everyone to avoid urban inequalities of the past.
As aviation rebounds from COVID, sustainable fuel can have widespread environmental and economic benefits. Here's how and why India should scale up SAF.
The Kibera Public Space Project has built a network of community-designed spaces to reduce flood risk, provide access to core services and generate income.
A new technique, blue energy, could enable the production of robust, high-performance membranes to harness sea water as a source of renewable energy.
It's predicted that building retrofits, low-carbon waste and water management, and green transport are all trillion-dollar opportunities for sustainable cities.
From eco-zoning to bamboo, these approaches explain how natural resource management principles can reverse biodiversity’s rapid decline.
A new programme from the UK’s Mental Health Foundation will enable doctors to prescribe water-based activities to improve low moods and boost mental health.
More time can be saved by slowing city transport than by speeding it up, as well as benefitting the health of people, economies and the planet.
Road crashes are the result of a systematic failure to sufficiently value safety as part of mobility.