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Making Urban Streetlights More Efficient

A system developed by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) promises to automate the monitoring of urban streetlights.
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How To Design For Social Impact – Without Being A Dick

Developed by the Center for Urban Pedagogy (CUP), the Equity Collective and illustrator Ping Zhou, “Dick & Rick: A Visual Primer for Social Impact Design” takes on the challenges of designing for communities.
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Draw Your City: Mapping City Limits

Challenging the assumption that city boundaries are set by planners, Draw Your City has ordinary citizens mapping the limits of their city
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The Sea as a City: Floating Urban Solutions

From floating farms and student dorms, to public art and emergency housing, more and more urban innovators are looking to bodies of water to solve city issues.