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2013-08-01 23:28:39

CyberCity 3D is partnering with the Capital Area Texas Sustainability Consortium using a HUD grant to generate 3D building models of Central Texas for use in Esri CityEngine to assist the Central Texas region in planning its future growth. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 CyberCity 3D, Inc.™ a leader in geospatial modeling and emerging urban design data, has started production of 3D urban content of the University of Texas at Austin campus and selected cities throughout the...

2013-06-14 23:03:51

In response to the massive urbanization process in China, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University has established the Research Institute for Sustainable Urban Development to address the issue of urban sustainability. The Inauguration Ceremony for the institute was held today (14 June 2013) on the university campus. (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 In response to the massive urbanization process in China, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has established the Research Institute for Sustainable...

2013-06-03 23:16:13

Designing Urban Agriculture is a framework of information to aid in the creation of urban agriculture landscapes that promote ecological biodiversity and social sustainability. Hoboken, New Jersey (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 In the past quarter century, food production has been pushed to the periphery of the city. Today the trend is to connect it back to the heart of the city and grow food in urban centers. This resurgence is in response to concerns about rising food prices, food miles, and the...

2013-04-07 23:02:46

New book "Dynamic Urban Design" details community-based model for resilient cities, suburbs Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 How do we do more with less and still create quality, sustainable cities? In the new book Dynamic Urban Design: A Handbook for Creating Sustainable Communities Worldwide, author Michael von Hausen shares his theories and knowledge regarding sustainable land development based on his over 30 years practicing and teaching in the field. Combining...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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