#Cities

Sewer Robots! Is poor communication blocking their ability to keep our pipes clean

6 months ago — Deep Dive

An army of sewer robots could keep our pipes clean, but they'll need to learn to communicate Hidden from sight, under the UK’s roads, buildings and parks, lies about one...

Infographic: What are the worlds biggest cities going to be in 2100?

2 years ago — Long Read

The United Nations has predicted the world’s population to be 9.8 billion in 2050. However, that is set to soar to an astonishing 11.2 billion people in 2100! In 2010,...

5 Eco-Cities of the Near Future

3 years ago — Deep Dive

Pneumatic waste systems, pollution sensors, robots, drones, and self-driving cars - Engineers are taking the tech we predicted for the far future and using it to create viable modern cities...

Innovate UK offers a glimpse at Cities of the Future

4 years ago — Quick Read

With over two-thirds of our population living in urban areas by 2050 the demands on cities’ services will increase significantly. In the latest of its "predication" videos Innovate UK is...