February 26, 2017

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Plant power: why greenery is more than just a fig leaf for urban development

From rooftop parks to garden bridges, developers have never been so green-fingered. Although landscape often comes as a decorative afterthought, putting plants...

Broiler farmer turns to solar power for cost-effective electricity

A broiler chicken farm in western Victoria has become the latest to use solar power to go completely off-grid.

Green buildings make you work smarter and sleep sounder, study reveals

Improved light, ventilation and heat control can boost workers’ productivity by thousands of dollars a year and reduce instances of sick building syndrome.

Five strategies to unlock smart city potential

Industry executive explains how to accelerate urban innovation. Smart city technologies hold the promise of improving the sustainability and liveability of our urban...

Poland Unveils Cool New Solar Powered Cycle Path That Glows In The Dark

The nifty bike lane lights up at night and it’s being tested in Lidzbark Warminski, a town in the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship in northern...

Climate change and sustainability top of the agenda for smart city objectives

Climate change, resilience and sustainability will make up half of all smart city objectives by 2020, according to the latest research from Gartner.

Masdar City: The ultimate experiment in sustainable urban living?

Masdar City was designed to be zero-carbon and zero-waste, home to a population of 40,000 people, with an additional 50,000 commuters...

Sustainable infrastructure after the Automobile Age

The breakthrough American infrastructure of the early 19th century was the Erie Canal, which connected the Midwest farm belt with the Port of...

Superblocks: how Barcelona is taking city streets back from cars

Modern cities are ruled by cars. Streets are designed for them; bikers, pedestrians, vendors, hangers-out, and all other forms of human life are...

This Middle Eastern city has become a test bed for sustainable urban living

Ten years ago in the United Arab Emirates, a new settlement was started from scratch, with the aim of becoming “the world’s most...




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