The flow of creative people from New York to Los Angeles is "a cautionary tale for London" according to Rohan Silva, former senior policy advisor to UK prime minister David Cameron. More »
Egypt is to unveil plans for a vast new privately funded administrative capital for seven million residents that would extend Cairo eastwards to the coast of the Red Sea. More »
Manhattan-based firm SHoP Architects has sent us a movie and more images illustrating its masterplan for Konza Techno City, a new "silicon" city 40 miles from Kenya's capital Nairobi (+ movie). More »
News: work is about to start on a high-density, car-free "satellite city" for 80,000 people that will be built from scratch in a rural location close to Chengdu and later replicated in other parts of China. More »
Dezeen Wire: a $1 billion project to build an experimental city with no inhabitants in the New Mexico desert has been postponed - Daily Mail
Developer Pegasus struggled to find land for the 15-square mile city designed to test new technologies such as self-flushing toilets, intelligent traffic systems and next-generation wireless networks.
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