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Anatomy of a Smart City

January 24, 2014

Over half of the world’s population lives in cities already and this number is expected to grow to almost 70% by 2050. Here’s a glimpse at how ‘smarter’ cities can help us cope with this population growth and create the adaptable and sustainable cities of the future. Source

The Best Cities to Relocate to in America

The Best Cities to Relocate to in America

April 29, 2013

Relocation is sometimes a sound solution for increasing unemployment rates and fewer secure jobs. Many people are considerate relocation as an option to better their careers and quality of life. Unlike a megalopolis that can crash and boom, an older city can offer its inhabitants a steadier, more confident growth rate. Source

noise-infographic

noise infographic

January 1, 2013

This infographic explain the difference between the noises in the city Source

Publicly Funded Political Campaigns

Publicly Funded Political Campaigns

December 11, 2012

This graphic shows how the public is spending their dollars to support the various candidates for the 2012 election. And highlights the top ten spending cites with comparisons to the largest rural city of that state and the state total.

Vancouver Population Change

Vancouver Population Change

November 16, 2012

Metro Vancouver is the sixth-fastest growing census metropolitan area, but that growth is anything but evenly distributed. The population of the City of Vancouver, the urban core, is flat-lining, or even declining. But Surrey, Coquitlam and comparatively tiny Port Moody are growing fast – shifting Metro Vancouver’s centre of gravity east. Source

Austin, TX

Austin, TX

November 10, 2012

Austin is the live music capital of the world and is known for it’s weirdness. (The fine print disclaimer: All rights reserved by MetroSeeker.com, but feel free to share this with others.) Source

A Livable and Lovable City?

A Livable and Lovable City?

October 27, 2012

There are many factors that one considers when choosing their place to reside and their city to call home. Often times work, lifestyle, weather, location, and family can play an important role in the choice but are there other factors? The Philips Center for Health and Wellbeing believes that the top three factors for a […]

The Gates of Jerusalem

The Gates of Jerusalem

October 12, 2012

This visual shows the location of the gates to the city of Jerusalem. Source

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What’s the Biggest City in the USA?

September 8, 2012

Bet you didn’t guess, “Sitka, Alaska.” What does “big” mean, anyway? Thinking of scale in terms of city size often railroads us right into population. But when it comes to defining borders, some “little” places think big. Source

If 7 Billion People Lived In One City, How...

If 7 Billion People Lived In One City, How…

August 21, 2012

Today the world population reached 7 billion (more or less). The media and interwebs are abuzz about what it all means. Designer/writer/researcher Tim De Chant has a more interesting take: What does it all look like? Source

Digital France: City South Ouest

Digital France: City South Ouest

July 19, 2012

We constructed a battery of 47 qualitative and quantitative indicators to assess their presence on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and DailyMotion and existing synergy between these different modes of digital communication. Data were then summarized and illustrated in a detailed report to identify more accurately to digital environment of CUB, COBAS, and COBAN city. Source