The announcement made by Paris Mayor, Anne Hidalgo, commissioning a study to start a deliberation on free public transport opens up another debate within this World City regarding current service […]
The City and the Digital Age: beyond Data
Depletion of resources, global warming, population growth, urban concentration, an increase in the number of megacities, shifts in the major global economic balances, and […]
Blade Runner 2049: Urban dystopia or avoidable future?
Utopia – a term coined by Thomas More five hundred years ago – has become synonymous with an impossible dream in everyday language. […]
From coastal villages to maritime hubs, from highly urbanised towns to harbour metropolises, from urban ports to hinterland ports, but also maritime towns with a heritage and touristic focus, to […]
In just a few weeks urban areas around the world have had their levels of fragility put to the test. Hurricane Harvey ravaged the United States of America, leaving behind […]
Heatwave: no, coolness can’t be downloaded!
Climate change scenarios are forecasting that heatwaves will become more intense, more frequent, and last longer. Hot days and hot nights are also expected […]
Water and nature in the city in the times of climate change
In France, the future is looking hotter and hotter. The most recent month of May was the warmest […]