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People’s palaces

Vienna’s ‘Gemeindebau’ apartment blocks were built out of necessity but an emphasis on social cohesion and affordability means that they might now be the world’s best public housing.

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Hometown advantage

At a time when so much has been turned on its head, we’ve tweaked our annual urban Quality of Life Survey to consider the cities that are best placed to prosper post-pandemic. So here’s how metropolises from Vancouver to…

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Open days

In need of an urban pick-me-up? Boosting quality of life in cities doesn’t always require large-scale intervention. These projects are improving the way their cities look, act and feel.

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Cities

We sit down with the woman who could be Copenhagen’s next mayor and explore a park project in Busan.

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Cities

Helsinki’s mayor on selling his city, China’s Haikou heads to the beach and a Corsican pedestrian walkway.

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Japan’s mixed-generation living experiment finds success; Lucerne’s train station goes underground; a Tel Aviv-based start-up helps US city leaders hear what residents are saying.

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Civic pride

Maverick mayors and plucky planners are springing into action to make their cities greener and cleaner – and prepare them for the big bounce back.

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Los Angeles transforms its river, Helsinki goes deep for its heating and Prague’s tram lines go green.

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A Nairobi park’s transformation, Berlin honours its history and Compton’s living-wage experiment.

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