Today, the potential impact of disruptive technologies in cities is highly under-researched, and has tremendous financial implications for tech giants that are not asking themselves the right questions. Continue reading Why are tech giants like Airbnb and Uber losing billions in revenue? They undervalue research about how cities and communities work.
Like many US cities, Boston has seen a major increase in housing costs during the last decade. And, although this is troubling, it isn’t anything to be surprised by. What puzzled me, however, was how Boston has come to be listed as the 3rd most expensive city for housing in the country. Continue reading Boston’s Housing Blues, an Op-Ed piece
Les éco-quartiers contribuent, depuis la fin du XXème siècle, à l’essor d’un modèle de ville durable à travers le monde. Cependant, si les grands principes théoriques du développement durable font relativement consensus à l’échelle internationale, les modalités de leur application au niveau local sont multiples et diverses. Continue reading Utiliser des référentiels pour construire des éco-quartiers : une fausse bonne idée ?
People outside of academia don’t interpret this separation as an issue. But, this is a problem. Because not only do academics hold experience, they also hold valuable technical and theoretical understandings of the world that are extremely important to consider as your business evolves. At Sciago, we recognized this and found a simple solution. Continue reading How to close the gap between Academia and Business
If you do a quick google search using the keywords “Urban Sciences”, your top results will show an incomplete Wikipedia page along with a whole slew of links to bachelor’s programs, academic journals and so on; none of which give an in-depth definition or description of this up and coming field of study. So, as Sciago prepares to launch our site – which centers around … Continue reading What are the “Urban Sciences”?