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Today’s Solutions: July 19, 2024

Combating urban loneliness: r

Combating urban loneliness: restructuring cities to encourage social interaction

The way communities are constructed in today's bustling cities exacerbates the loneliness many people feel. Andy Field, a British artist, observed a park teeming with people but with little connection amongst them while visiting Baltimore's Mount Vernon Place. Field's insights from his book, Read More...

This is why Vienna is consiste

This is why Vienna is consistently ranked the “Most Livable City”

Look at any ranking for “Most Livable City”, and you’ll notice Vienna is almost always at the top every year. It’s a particularly special accomplishment considering Vienna, a city of about 2 million, is adding about 25,000 new residents annually without making the city more expensive. So, Read More...