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New York - Investments in urban infrastructure aimed at implementing transformative solutions for cities will reach 375 billion US dollars by 2030, says new research. Cities are
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Zurich/Zug – The limits of interactive architecture design and digital fabrication are now being pushed at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH): four robotic arms
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Seoul - An industrial area in northeast Seoul is being transformed into a smart city. It will have residential towers of different heights, a street mall and
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Munich – A startup company from Munich has developed an urban planning tool to design cities where everyday amenities can be reached on foot or by bicycle
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Geneva – Putting nature at the heart of urban development can improve resilience to environmental and social threats. A challenge developed by the World Economic Forum is
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Zurich – Further progress has been made on the Innovation Park planned for the aerodrome in Dübendorf. The government council of Zurich has submitted a report to
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Shanghai – The Chinese city Shanghai has released an index to gauge the sustainable development standard for global cities. It was unveiled on World Cities Day 2021
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New York – The Pulitzer Prize finalist Suketu Mehta has spoken about the importance of writing in urban development. His key argument is that there is a
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Zurich/Seoul – As was the case last year, Switzerland has again been ranked in third place globally in terms of sustainability. The rankings are calculated by the
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Lagos – A new guide is aiming to help African countries measure progress on sustainable development in their cities. Developed by the United Nations Economic Commission for
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St.Gallen – New technologies can make cities safe, resilient and sustainable. With accurate digital representations of cities known as 3D digital twins, decision-makers can explore, test and assess
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Lausanne – The Artificial Swissness exhibit designed by the Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) is on display at the Seoul Biennale for Architecture and Urbanism. By
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Espoo – Smart cities are great, but we also need smart villages, according to Nokia chief Pekka Lundmark. In an article for the World Economic Forum, he
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Lausanne - The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) has created a reference work for the transformation of urban brownfield sites into sustainable neighborhoods. The
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Washington – Smart cities must focus on people, not technology, in order to deliver on their promises, says senior director at Microsoft Jeremy Goldberg. Microsoft is helping
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Geneva – A solution to the climate crisis is urgently needed, warns the global partnership Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery. Cities have some of the
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Napier – One of the most significant urban development land sales recorded in Hawke’s Bay on New Zealand’s North Island has been agreed. Some 207 hectares of
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Zurich – The Luxembourg Directorate of Civil Aviation has awarded the start-up Nomoko its first EU-compliant authorization for drone operations. As a result, Nomoko will now be
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São Paolo – Zero-emissions journeys may soon be possible in Latin America’s biggest city thanks to the introduction of electric air taxis. The new helicopter-glider hybrids could
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Geneva – High-rise buildings increase greenhouse gas emissions by 154% compared to low-rise cities, which are thought to help reduce emissions. The research published in a new
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