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Laura Puttkamer

Laura Puttkamer

Laura is an urban journalist focusing on inspiring solutions stories from all over the world. She has a MSc in Global Urban Development and currently lives in London.


The Line: A 170-km long future city in Saudi Arabia’s desert

By Laura Puttkamer on Mar 14, 2023 2:11:19 PM

Do cities always have to have cars, streets, and carbon emissions? Do they even need to have a roughly circular layout? Saudi Arabia’s future city “The Line” suggests a different approach.


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Women in the Gender-Inclusive Smart City

By Laura Puttkamer on Mar 7, 2023 1:09:15 PM

To celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th, we are taking a closer look at what smart cities mean for women. Because one thing is clear: Cities are still not designed for women. Most planners and architects are male with a target group of men in mind. What does that mean for women? What could a more gender-inclusive city look like? And how can we get there?


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