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2014-05-02 08:29:47

Joint initiative launched by UN-HABITAT, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, and NYU Stern Urbanization Project will include more cities CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Atlas of Urban Expansion, a critical online resource for data and images tracking global urbanization, will be updated and expanded in a new 2015 edition to reflect the scope of large and fast-growing metropolitan areas around the world. At the World Urban Forum in Medellin last month, leaders from...

2014-04-15 08:32:51

DUBLIN, Apr. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nvvts5/global ) has announced the addition of the "Global Bulletproof Glass Market Report" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Global Bulletproof Glass Market to grow at a CAGR of 18.73 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the fast-paced growth in the...

2014-04-08 08:34:15

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comer Africa Real Estate (C.A.R.E.) today announced the launch of the joint venture which will become the leading developer of cities in Sub-Saharan Africa, on the same day as the UN sponsored 7th World Urban Forum launched its "Cities for Life" program calling for planned urban environments. Comer Africa Real Estate was founded by Comer Group, one of UK and Ireland's largest private real estate developers and house builders, along with...

2014-02-15 04:20:28

DUBLIN, February 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/t8qjs5/asiapacific) has announced the addition of the "Asia-Pacific Buildings Sector: Macro to Micro Implications of Mega Trends to 2025" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/t8qjs5/asiapacific ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This study provides insights into key mega trends for the buildings...

2013-11-10 23:01:44

Transparency Market Research published new "HVAC Equipment Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2019" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with request TOC; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/hvac-equipment-market.html. Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) November 10, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "HVAC Equipment Market - Global Industry Analysis,...

2013-10-28 23:22:34

Transparency Market Research published new "Global HVAC Equipment Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" market research report to its report store. Browse the report with Request TOC; visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/hvac-equipment-market.html Albany, New York, USA (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "HVAC Equipment Market - Global Industry Analysis,...

2013-07-30 23:21:10

Transparency Market Research published new "Household Induction Cook-tops (Hobs) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018" market research report to its report store. Browse Full Report with TOC; visit: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/hobs-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 The household induction cook-tops market refers to the global market for cook-tops which operate on the concept of induction...

2013-06-21 13:03:32

A mathematical framework for understanding cities Cities have long been likened to organisms, ant colonies, and river networks. But these and other analogies fail to capture the essence of how cities really function. New research by Santa Fe Institute Professor Luis Bettencourt suggests a city is something new in nature – a sort of social reactor that is part star and part network, he says. "It's an entirely new kind of complex system that we humans have created," he says. "We have...

Cities Are Like Stars
2013-06-21 10:19:01

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to an unusual new paper in the journal Science, cities can act very much like our sun. However, instead of smashing hydrogen atoms together to make energy, cities smash people together – creating social connections that can result in different kinds of energy: innovation and productivity. "It’s an entirely new kind of complex system that we humans have created," said study author Luis Bettencourt, a professor at the Santa...


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