October 27, 2016

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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...

Sydney Opera House's sustainability plan

This week, the Sydney Opera House is launching the next phase of its sustainability strategy and reconciliation plan...

Why farmland may become a more popular neighborhood amenity than a golf course

Seeking farm-fresh food for flavor and health, new-home buyers move to ‘agrihoods’.

Next-gen Israeli agtech turns a rooftop into a farm

Aleinu aeroponic farm plants seeds for a new social, environmental and educational model of agricultural sustainability.

My architectural philosophy? Bring the community into the process

When asked to build housing for 100 families in Chile ten years ago, Alejandro Aravena looked to an unusual inspiration: the wisdom of...

Tomorrow's Cities Need Trees

Last week, I spotted news of an enormous construction project planned for a chain of small islands between Singapore and Malaysia. Dubbed ‘Forest...

Modelling shows move to 100% renewable energy would save Australia money

Estimated cost of moving all electricity, industry and transport onto renewables by 2050 would be $800bn, a saving of $90bn.



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