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.

dateApr 05, 2012 in Social Sciences
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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 Design (LCUD) ...

dateMar 12, 2012 in Other
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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.

dateFeb 03, 2012 in Ecology
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