News tagged with urban environment

Look familiar?

An online game which tests Londoners’ ability to recognize parts of the capital has been devised by researchers as the first step in a project to create a “memory map” of the city.

Apr 05, 2012 5 / 5 (2) 1

Re-inventing the planned city

In response to population growth, many "new towns" or planned cities were built around the world in the 1950s. But according to Dr. Tali Hatuka, head of Tel Aviv University's Laboratory for Contemporary Urban ...

Mar 12, 2012 4.5 / 5 (2) 0

Big trees boost city life

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research from The Australian National University has revealed for the first time the role large trees play in sustaining biodiversity and bird life in urban environments.

Feb 03, 2012 5 / 5 (3) 0

Greener disaster alerts

New software allows wireless sensor networks to run at much lower energy, according to researchers writing in the International Journal of Sensor Networks. The technology could improve efficiency for hurricane and other ...

Jun 27, 2011 not rated yet 0