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City of the Future: Flexible Streets | Podcast Episode 15

The pandemic has forced us to reexamine and reimagine how we use one of our most precious public spaces: our streets. From outdoor dining...

City of the Future: Factory-Based Construction | Podcast Episode 14

If Henry Ford revolutionized the auto industry with assembly lines, why shouldn’t we be able to make buildings quickly and efficiently in factories, too?...

City of the Future: Remote Work | Podcast Episode 13

In an era of remote work, when people can work from anywhere, where will they choose to live? And what can cities do to...

City of the Future: Generative Design | Podcast Episode 12

Generative design is the process of automatically producing thousands of designs based on goals and constraints you feed into a computer. In this episode,...

Introducing Delve: Discover Radically Better Design

Sidewalk Labs is excited to announce Delve: a product that uses machine learning to help urban developers, planners, designers, and architects discover radically better...

City of the Future: Energy-Efficient Buildings | Podcast Episode 11

To save our planet, we’ll need to reduce emissions — fast. And if we’re serious about climate change, we’ll need to address one of...

Zoning wins, lending algorithms, and bare naked boar chases (14 Aug)

The top stories : - Consumption and cities https://bit.ly/33YCxrC - Portland’s zoning reform https://bloom.bg/2E16zA3Samara Trilling on mortgage lending algorithms. https://bit.ly/31TicBu / https://bit.ly/2CqQsvaWhat made us smile...

Streetlight fights, reparations, and no-drama llamas (7 Aug)

The top stories : - Covid and the affordability crisis https://nyti.ms/2DMogn2 / https://bit.ly/3fywn3v / https://bit.ly/3ip3vwJ - San Diego pushes back on “smart” streetlights https://bloom.bg/31yB8oM - Cities consider...

Desert urbanism, algorithms, and inebriated emus (July 31)

The top stories : - Single-family zoning isn’t enough https://bloom.bg/3gimtnR / https://bit.ly/3k8WRMK - Could algorithms actually prevent discrimination? https://bit.ly/2D9VnAW - Walls make a comeback https://bit.ly/3jXKra9Journalist Laura Raskin...