What do European companies think about European cities? Here is a sample of the results of a survey with 500 of Europe’s 15,000 biggest companies: The top 10 European cities to locate a business to today (in order): London,…
Italy’s urban vision is not what you think.
The city of Milan is the most wired-up city in Europe, but also Barcelona is very high up in the list, a survey carried out by Milan Chamber of Commerce shows. Read full story
Stephen Bayley takes a pit stop in Turin, and finds the hometown of Fiat is fuelled by fast cars and fabulous food. Read full story
In 2003, roughly 500 Chinese workers arrived in Dortmund to deal the final blow to the city’s former status as a heavy-industry heartland in Germany’s Ruhr River valley. Working by day and sometimes by night, the Chinese dismantled Dortmund’s last…
Klaus Wowereit, the mayor of Berlin, has a gargantuan task. He wants to make this formerly divided metropolis one of Europe’s most attractive places to live. But Berlin is bankrupt. Read full story
Architect William McDonough has witnessed Chinaâ€™s rapid modernisation and sees hope for sustainable development. He is working to bring his cradle-to-cradle protocol to China, where old buildings are being demolished as quickly as new ones are constructed. Read full story