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A Uniquely Artistic Take On Lisbon's Trash

How does that saying go again? "One man's trash is another man's... mural?" A talented young street artist from Lisbon has created a serious of mammoth-sized sculptures on the streets of his hometown: collecting local garbage and ingeniously constructing it into eye-popping 3D works of art. Read on

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Korean Cyclists Get Shade from Solar Panels

Smart city planning these days inevitably includes ingenious and intuitive approaches to incorporating bicycle lanes into the urban landscape. Solar bike lanes have recently become a hot topic and take on various forms: from paved-on road lanes in the Netherlands to a tunnel of photovoltaics hanging over bike paths in South Korea. Read on

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The Most Sustainable City in the World Is...

Frankfurt! Not only is Frankfurt one of the leading international finance centres, it also sits atop Arcadis' Sustainable Cities Index 2015. To complete the ranking, 50 cities in 31 countries were analysed according to their perfomance in three categories: Profit, Planet and People with Frankfurt taking out top spot in the first two categories. Read on

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A Revolutionary Story of Cargo Bikes

We cannot put a price on clean, fresh air - it is be priceless. City mamas and dads are trying their best to preserve this precious thing for the next generations by adopting cargo bikes as a mode of transportation and replacing family cars. Read on