ARTICLES RELATING TO CITIES

5 things you need to know in SA business and 11 sinking cities that could soon be underwater

2019-08-28 07:31

Treasury has released a surprise policy document.

This runner creates intricate works of art with his routes, and the photos will amaze you

2019-08-08 07:46

Lenny Maughan's impressive San Francisco running routes are shaped like animals, avocados, famous figures, and iconic characters.

The UN just unveiled a design for a new floating city that can withstand a tsunami and hurricanes

2019-04-04 07:21

Floating cities could help address two global challenges: sea level rise and a lack of affordable housing.

An 87-year-old Japanese designer just won the 'Nobel Prize of architecture.' Here are some of his most stunning masterpieces.

2019-03-08 16:48

Japanese architect Arata Isozaki was awarded the 2019 Pritzker Architecture Prize.

These billion-rand cities are straight out of science fiction, and they will soon become a reality

2019-01-28 13:41

The technologies in these billion-dollar megaprojects rival science fiction.

A pilot project for a new libertarian floating city will have 300 homes, its own government, and its own cryptocurrency

2018-07-06 07:19

The Seasteading Institute, which received seed funding from billionaire Peter Thiel, is building an island with 300 homes in French Polynesia. Using a cryptocurrency called Varyon, it will run under its own governance as part of a pilot project.

SA cities cannot be allowed to fail - Nene

2018-04-10 07:17

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has warned that some South African cities are on the brink of collapse.

Utah just passed America's first 'free-range parenting' law designed to let kids roam without supervision

2018-03-28 09:37

Parents in Utah — a state with little violent crime — can soon allow their kids to walk to school or play outside alone without it being considered neglect.

The Netherlands built a bridge that partially floods when it rains

2018-03-03 09:47

In the low-lying Netherlands, flooding from sea-level rise poses a big concern. Two Dutch firms designed this pedestrian bridge that adapts to changing tides.

 

17 places around the world that are being ruined by tourism

2019-08-09 13:16

From damaging monuments to overcrowding neighborhoods, tourists have caused some serious harm in these popular travel destinations.

14 cities around the world that are better for pedestrians than people with cars

2019-06-15 16:09

When traveling, it's common to find areas that have restricted cars. These destinations are leading the charge to prioritize pedestrians.

10 sinking cities that could soon be underwater

2019-05-04 11:57

Here are 10 sinking cities that are in danger of disappearing due to climate change and rising sea levels.

These are South Africa's most financially independent municipalities – including Nkandla

2019-04-02 14:27

Some 28 municipalities – a quarter of them in the North West – generate more than 89% of their own income.

Scientists say these 10 major cities could become unlivable within 80 years

2019-03-02 15:20

Some of the world's most popular cities could experience unbearable living conditions because of climate change.

Here's what 8AM looks like in cities and towns around the world

2018-12-21 21:53

Photographer Pascal Mannaerts captures the "daily gestures, rituals, and landscapes" of global cities and towns.

These solar panels can pull clean drinking water out of the air — and they've spread to 10 countries around the world

2018-05-18 10:37

The Arizona-based startup Zero Mass Water makes solar panels that can literally pull drinkable water from air. The team's product, Source, is already in nine countries, and now it's expanding to Australia.

China is opening the world’s longest sea bridge — and it contains enough steel to build 60 Eiffel Towers

2018-04-07 15:40

China will soon unveil its controversial megaproject, a 54-kilometre-long bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau, and the mainland. Here's what it looks like.

Can you guess the most Instagrammed hoods and cities in SA?

2018-03-22 12:58

Some great surprises including Bloubergstrand, Soweto and Sunningdale. Thanks to some of our favourite influencers.

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