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Urban renewal is breathing new life into often neglected parts of cities worldwide, transforming under-utilised and disused areas into spaces that meet changing population and cultural requirements With 70 per cent of the world’s population predicted to live in urban areas by 2050, the number of major scale multi-billion-dollar projects are on the rise. Continue →
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Increasing congestion coupled with pollution from vehicles is forcing a number of cities worldwide to consider pedestrianising city centres London is the latest metropolis to join the emerging trend with a proposal by Zaha Hadid Architects to develop a network of pedestrian routes across the city in an effort to reintroduce walking as a viable form of transport. Continue →