A new guidebook for urban planners, policymakers and citizens looks at how to make city neighbourhoods cleaner and greener.
To stop global warming and achieve all 17 SDGs, urgent action is needed to reduce emissions, reverse biodiversity loss and invest in renewable energy.
Stockholm is leading example of how urban innovation can foster entrepreneurship. Can other cities learn from its approach to green urban development?
Cities have a major role to play in the race to reach net zero – and plans must include decarbonising existing infrastructure. Here's how they can do it.
Here 5 experts offer their perspective on what makes a city 'smart'.
Strong partnerships between city governments, real estate occupiers and investors are instrumental to driving the net-zero carbon agenda.
Barcelona has reclaimed around eight hectares of the cityscape from motor vehicles, transforming them into sidewalks, playgrounds, bike lanes and more.
Cities are emerging as critical spaces – with the right physical scale and human capital – in the search for solutions to fight future biodiversity loss
Unprecedented levels of flooding have prompted city leaders to aclnowledge the need to adapt planning and construction to make cities more resistant to extreme floods and heat.
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.
This is the first in a series of papers that highlight new ways of thinking about global water resources. The first paper explores circular cities, where the use and reuse of water and wa...
Allowing people to communally own land but retain individual ownership of their homes can help ensure access to adequate housing and protect public resources