20 results for “Living Cities”

Driverless and electric, or car-free? How cities are cutting out cars, and why

Vanessa Bates Ramirez
September 26th 2019

It’s common consensus in the tech industry that the days of cars as we know them—powered by gas, driven by humans, and individually owned by all who want and can afford one—are numbered. Imminent is the age of autonomous, electric, and shared transportation, and we’re continuously taking small steps towards making it a reality. Self-driving software is getting better at avoiding accidents. Battery storage capacity is climbing. Solar energy is getting cheaper. This all points to a bright automotive future.…

Future Architecture: Digesting Walls

Mathilde Nakken
November 10th 2016
The University of West England is developing living bricks, turning your walls into a digesting organism.

The Emergence of 4D Printing

João Paulo Miranda Lammoglia
March 12th 2015
An inspiring TED talk by computational architect Skylar Tibbits about 4D printing, where the fourth dimension is time.

St. Pauli’s Walls Pee Back On You

Yunus Emre Duyar
March 9th 2015
Tired of drunk people peeing everywhere on the street, people of St. Pauli, Hamburg decided to take a smart step to prevent it.

Communicating with City Infrastructures

Yunus Emre Duyar
March 7th 2015
A recent project, named GENESI, might make it possible for city infrastructures to communicate with us.

The Hotel Run by Robots

Alessia Andreotti
February 15th 2015
A futuristic Japanese hotel will be run by robots, designed to be extremely human-like.

Interview: Chloé Rutzerveld, Designer Who Wants to Grow Healthy 3D Printed Food

Alessia Andreotti
November 30th 2014
Food and Concept designer, Chloé Rutzerveld, explains her 3D food printing project Edible Growth.

Floating Underwater Self-Sufficient City

Francesca Barchiesi
June 3rd 2014
Asian architects of AT Design Office want to build an incredible floating underwater metropolis that is also self-sufficient.

Self-Assembling Fungus Tower

Alessia Andreotti
February 12th 2014
Hy-Fi, a structure built from a combination of corn husks and fungus.

A Stroll Through the Bubbles of Chemicals and Men

Etienne Turpin
September 12th 2013
A stunning pre-history of the anthropocene
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