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5 Eco-Cities of the Near Future

8 months ago — 6.5 min read

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...

MIT Wins Mars City Design Architecture Prize 2017

2 years ago — 2 min read

The Mars City Design Architecture prize aims to take seriously the question of how people live on Mars. This year the international competition was won by "Redwood Forest" - a...

South Korea to build a car-free $35 billion city

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

South Korea's International Business District (IBD) in Songdo will have everything you would expect from a modern city, without the traffic. The £26 billion district - which will end up...

Innovate UK offers a glimpse at Cities of the Future

2 years ago — 0.5 min 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...

New Jersey to host the world’s largest vertical farm

3 years ago — 1.5 min read

New Jersey is all set to become home to the world's largest vertical farm later this year. AeroFarms, a US-based startup, has just unveiled plans to set up its HQ...