People

The movers and shakers of urban living

People are the heart and soul of the green urban development movement. Urban dwellers have turned into smart city experts, transforming their cities into sustainable living spaces which ensure a high-quality of living despite rapidly growing populations. People for smarter cities come together to create grass-roots movements, raise awareness, pool resources, and collectively shrink the impact cities have on the environment. People are the brains behind new concepts and the visionaries that foresee a world that creates no waste. The driving force for change, smart city people are the future.

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With the support of the International Technical Services (ITS) network, Kirsty Green keeps elevators from a wide range of manufacturers up and running in the greater Manchester area. Read about some of her interesting encounters, day-to-day tasks and what she expects for the future of elevators.

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Cities are becoming ever-more connected as the world gets smaller. They have been the main driving force of globalization and set the stage for innovation and modern living. URBAN HUB spoke with renowned expert Dr. Parag Khanna about the past, present and future of our cities.

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Once considered places to speed through on four wheels, cities are now competing to become more accommodating to healthy lifestyles, outdoor sports and leisure. Marathons have been a key factor in driving that change. And you may be surprised to learn who is running in them.

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Far too often, elevator manufacturers consider only how to meet a building’s needs, treating people like parcels in the process. Some experts, however, are interested in how elevators meet individual needs and keep passengers happy – and how to cope with users behaving badly.

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