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People at the Heart of Cities

However, Gehl also asserts that "we can build cities in a way, which takes human needs for inclusion and intimacy into account."


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Tue Apr 15, 2014

This Is Lancashire

Dog's life for William and Kate

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge prepare to cut the 'flower ribbon' when they officially open the Visitor's Centre at the Botanical Gardens in Christchurch, New Zealand, during their three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand.


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E! Online

Kate Middleton Proves Duchesses Are Just Like Us With a Red Hot Fashion Repeat

Just kidding, but every time the down-to-earth Duchess repeats an already awesome fashion choice, we do love her just a tiny bit more, if that was even possible.


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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Swing! Duchess Kate plays cricket in pearls and high heels

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge throws a soft cricket ball during a game of cricket for the countdown to the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup at Hagley Oval on April 14, 2014 in Christchurch, New Zealand.


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Kate Middleton Is the Lady in Red Once Again

Kate Middleton looked radiant in red on Monday in Christchurch, New Zealand, where she and Prince William were greeted by the city's mayor and the elder members of the Ngai Tahu tribe.


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Tue Apr 08, 2014


Charles Farthing, Former AHF Chief of Medicine, Dies

Charles Farthing, MD, an early HIV/AIDS physician and the former chief of medicine for AIDS Healthcare Foundation , has died, reports.


Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, New Zealand, World News

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Manawatu Evening Standard

Two cyclists mourned

Friends and whanau have farewelled Sharla Phyllis Haerewa at her funeral in Christchurch, while further north another woman cyclist who died in a collision with a truck yesterday was being remembered.


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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Vitamin-mineral treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder ...

Julia J. Rucklidge , PhD, Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch; Chris M. Frampton , PhD, Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Otago, Christchurch; Brigette Gorman , PhD, Department of Psychology, University of Canterbury, Christchurch; Anna Boggis , MD, Canterbury District Health Board, Christchurch, New ... (more)


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Mon Mar 31, 2014


Jason Pomeroy Unveils Environmentally Responsive Century City Mall in the Philippines

Award winning eco-architect Jason Pomeroy of Pomeroy Studio recently celebrated the launch of the Century City Mall he designed in the Philippines.


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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Globe and Mail

Shigeru Ban's Pritzker win proves that building hope is finally in vogue

Ban's Cardboard Cathedral in Christchurch, N.Z., cost $5-million and is projected to last 50 years.


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'Paper architect' wins top prize

When disaster strikes, Japanese architect Shigeru Ban springs to action. Over the past two decades he has used recyclable materials to craft structures in disaster zones.


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Wed Mar 26, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Kailua woman ministers worldwide via the Net

Sylvia Waiwaiole-Hopfe opens her online prayer room to an international audience from her Kailua home six days a week.


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Tue Mar 25, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Guardian Centers’ biggest exercise draws hundreds

Andy Meadows of Macon was stranded on a rooftop in a flooded housing development for hours Tuesday, with only a large “HELP” sign and two goats to keep him company.


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Vanity Fair

Paul Goldberger: Pritzker Prize for Shigeru Ban is Exquisitely Timed

He makes buildings out of cardboard tubing, among other materials, and he is not obsessed with building for the ages.


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CBC News

B.C. not prepared for catastrophic earthquake, report says

B.C. is not prepared for catastrophic earthquake, such as the one that hit Christchurch, New Zealand, in February 2011.


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BBC News

Japanese architect wins top prize

Japanese architect Shigeru Ban - who uses cardboard tubes to make temporary housing in disaster zones - has won 2014's Pritzker Architecture Prize.


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Mon Mar 24, 2014

The Washington Post

Shigeru Ban wins the Pritzker Architecture Prize

Shigeru Ban, the eminent Japanese architect who has pioneered the use of unorthodox materials, including paper, in construction and design, has been awarded the Pritzker Architecture Prize, the profession's highest honor.


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Fri Mar 21, 2014


How Earthquakes Turn the Ground Into Soup

All shook up. A truck trapped in a spot of liquefied ground near Christchurch, New Zealand, after a magnitude-5.8 earthquake struck the city in 2011.


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Ground-improvement methods might protect against earthquakes

Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin's Cockrell School of Engineering are developing ground-improvement methods to help increase the resilience of homes and low-rise structures built on top of soils prone to liquefaction during strong earthquakes.


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Wed Mar 19, 2014

The Morning Call

Ink spot: Fogelsville is destination for tattoo artists and lovers

Each year, thousands of tattoo artists and enthusiasts travel to tattoo conventions in New York City , London, Barcelona, Australia, New Orleans, Washington, D.C. , and Philadelphia.


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