How Can Big Data Be Used in Urban Planning?
Professor Mike Batty opens up a critical forum for debate - and inspired by the new issue 4(3) - proposes potential prospects for better planning in cities 'fuelled' by big data.
By Professor Michael Batty 10 Oct 2016 0
Big Data and the City
Coming soon to library near you, Built Environment volume 42(3), responds to the latest digital revolution, setting out the new technologies around Big Data, and critically examining both the surrounding hyperbole and applications for age-old urban challenges.
By Built Environment Editors 24 Sep 2016 0
The Biennale that Never Was
Yasser Elsheshtawy reflects on the hopes, dreams and realities of the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale, and shares images and impressions from pavilions that ‘reported from below’.
By Yasser Elsheshtawy 24 Sep 2016 0
If you have to ask the price…
John R Gold presents Olympic Cities - A story that is “as complex and multifaceted as the Olympic festivals themselves … provide at least three compelling, but seldom stated reasons as why the Games have persisted and indeed thrived over the last 120 years.”
By John R. Gold 30 Aug 2016 0
A welcome introduction of Greywater to the Built Environment
David B. Brooks responds to our new Greywater issue of the Built Environment journal.
By David Brooks 23 Jul 2016 0
Christian Menn’s Bridges
Prof Thomas Leslie of Iowa State Unviersity reviews Christian Menn's Bridges the book and reflects on these stunning works.
By Thomas Leslie 20 Jul 2016 0
Bio-inspired, Human-Built Environments
Stephen Marshall explores the architecture of life and future bio-inspiration for the Built Environment.
By Stephen Marshall 5 Jul 2016 0
Is Australia a Suburban Nation?
Prof DLA Gordon reflects on the 'suburban' nature of Australia in light of our recent issue of Built Environment 'Australian Cities in the 21st Centrury'.
By David L.A. Gordon 30 Jun 2016 0
Greywater & the Rising Case for Re-using Water
Given the challenges of sustainable urban water, reaons to reuse and recyle our so-called 'greywater' is getting stronger says Jonathan Chenoweth, an author in our new issue on this theme.
By Jonathan Chenoweth 4 Jun 2016 0
Peak Urban: the new city limits
Across the world massive urban expansion continues, but the limitations to developing our built environments have never been more ubiquitous. The question looms large across the built environment and other disciplines ‘is there such a thing as peak urban?’
By Lucy Natarajan 27 May 2016 0

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