SOURCE: Construction Digital

Construction Digital

January 19, 2011 13:14 ET

Discover the Trends Shaping the World's Cities in the January Issue of Construction Digital

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - January 19, 2011) - Construction Digital, the top digital media source for global construction news and information, speaks with urban and community planners from around the world about the trends are shaping the cities of the future.

Trends such as infill and mixed-use development are common around the globe as planners look to revitalize underused and abandoned areas, turning them into thriving commercial centers. Another factor is creating truly walkable and livable communities. "Renewal of existing inner suburbs is critical to halting sprawl and maximizing the use of the city's assets which are predominantly located in and around the centre of our cities," says Jesse McNicoll, Urban Design Coordinator for the City of Sydney, Australia. "This is key to providing walkable communities and moving away from sedentary 'burbs which foster a heavy reliance on private motor vehicles."

Technology is assisting in the process. Technology leader IBM has developed the idea of the 'smarter city,' one that uses technology to connect its systems and provide greener, more efficient alternatives to business as usual. Read the full article at

About Construction Digital
Construction Digital is a leading digital media source of news and content for C-level executives focused on business and industry-specific issues such as: Green Building; Building Technologies; Project Management, and Design and Engineering. Construction Digital is the industry-dedicated arm of the White Digital Media Group. Founded in 2007 by entrepreneur Glen White, White Digital Media retains a diversified portfolio of websites, magazines, daily news feeds and weekly e-newsletters that leverage technology to innovatively deliver high-quality content, analytical data, and industry news.

Construction Digital is headquartered in San Diego, California, with additional offices in Boston, Toronto, Mumbai, and Norwich, England. For more information, contact 1-760-827-7800 or visit

Contact Information

  • Press Contact
    Laura Clapper
    Construction Digital
    Telephone: (760) 827-7824
    Email: Email Contact