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Est-ce que la technologie désurbanise la ville. MIT's Free Urban Planning Software Will Help Build The Cities Of The Future. Most of the world lives in cities.

MIT's Free Urban Planning Software Will Help Build The Cities Of The Future

That number, now at about 3.3 billion people, will keep going up. During the next five years, urban populations are expected to soar well beyond half the world's total. Yet most of those urbanites are also likely to live in poorly, or at least haphazardly, designed cities. The expertise to create a well-planned metropolis is seldom available, especially in the developing world, where 30% of urban populations live in informal slums.

Globally, 70% of today's urban growth (PDF) occurs outside the formal planning process. 50 Ideas for the New City. The Omnibus is all about ideas.

50 Ideas for the New City

From the beginning, Urban Omnibus has been a showcase of good ideas for the future of cities, conceived in the public interest and tried and tested in the five boroughs of New York. So, we have decided to surface some of the ideas that have appeared on Urban Omnibus over the past two years and broadcast them around the city. In April 2011, we released a series of Idea Posters, pasted on fences, scaffolds and storefronts from Jamaica, Queens, to the Upper West Side of Manhattan, and many places in between. With this poster campaign, we wanted to turn the tactics of ubiquitous marketing — in which every bus, taxi or construction barrier is a canvas for advertising anything and everything — upside down by using a similar language to share examples of creativity and innovation in the urban realm. Amsterdam Smart City. Atoola, du lien, du respect, de l'emploi.

Rive droite numérique. Lille2005. Proxima Mobile : applications et services gratuits sur mobile pour les citoyens. Réseaux sociaux et territoires. Sofia’s New Metro Station is an Urban Tissue that Connects its Center / StudioATM. Metro Station 20 designed by StudioATM is part of “Metro Line 1” which connects the center of Sofia with the International Airport.The new Metro Station and public plaza transforms a former local, non urbanized area into an invigorated center.

Sofia’s New Metro Station is an Urban Tissue that Connects its Center / StudioATM

“Metro Station 20” integrates infrastructure and civic space, synthesizing a diverse range of public, retail, commercial and transportation programs. Situated on the eastern part of the Bulgarian capital, between the Sofia International Airport and Tsarigradsko Shose Blvd., (symbolically the main “gate” of Sofia) the adjacent area would become an attractive point for commercial use and communication.