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2014-01-08 08:22:12

PARIS and SEATTLE, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Cities Foundation today announced that global architecture and design firm NBBJ has joined its network of international members. NBBJ is the first architecture and design firm to join the New Cities Foundation, an international non-profit organization dedicated to building better cities. With its 70-year history of innovation in architecture, design and planning, NBBJ will support the New Cities Foundation in its mission to...

2011-03-28 12:19:00

GENEVA, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - The New Cities Foundation brings together leading global players from the private, public, research and non-profit sectors to work on new models of collaboration to improve life and work in the 21st century city, with a focus on fast-urbanizing countries in Asia, the Middle East, South America and Africa. - Founding Members are GE, Cisco and Ericsson. Wim Elfrink, Executive Vice President and Chief Globalisation Officer of Cisco says "the...

Word of the Day
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.