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Urban Studies

Revival of Old Capital

How the Moscow Metro shapes the local mentality and keeps the city’s history alive.
September 22

What to Expect from Science in 2017: Urban Studies

Urban governance will be based on big data rather than on any purely administrative rationale, and just building homes will not be enough to ensure people feel comfortable. This change is already underway in capitals and other large cities, and other cities and towns will follow.
December 26, 2016

Challenges of Building Smart Cities in Russia

Comfortable, high-tech and eco-friendly mega-cities are no longer a utopia, but not yet a reality in Russia. That said, HSE researchers have identified Russian cities which may be better prepared than others for smart urban development.
October 26, 2016

Five Scientific Facts about Cities

Here at IQ.hse.ru, we've summarised five facts about cities revealed by HSE researchers.
October 12, 2016