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Can living walls make our cities smarter and more sustainable?

Can living walls make our cities smarter and more sustainable?

Vertical Field is collaborating with academia to study the impact of smart living walls in urban settings in terms of the environment, human health and wellbeing.

Ottawa named best city to live for expats

Ottawa named best city to live for expats

Seventy cities were judged on 24 criteria across the four categories of environment and urbanisation, family and society, experience and economics.

UK legislates for a net zero target by 2050

UK legislates for a net zero target by 2050

The UK becomes the first G7 country to enshrine the target in law and a youth steering group is being set up to give young people a chance to shape climate policy.

London tops smart and sustainable ranking

London tops smart and sustainable ranking

The UK capital leads IESE Business School’s Cities in Motion Index, ahead of New York and Amsterdam, but the study also highlights some shortcomings.

Clear Channel to deliver street furniture to three UK councils

Clear Channel to deliver street furniture to three UK councils

Displays will deliver community messaging driven by the councils and contracts also include a contribution from the out-of-home media company towards local environmental projects.

San Francisco Downtown commits to clean power

San Francisco Downtown commits to clean power

Mayor announces a plan to transition private commercial buildings of 50,000 square feet or larger to 100 per cent renewable electricity.