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Schaan - Hilti has created safe, affordable houses for 6,000 low-income individuals in the Global South with its innovative cement and bamboo frame technology. Additionally, the environmental impact
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New York - The key to controlling emissions is developing more buildings in cities’ unused spaces, according to a media report. Building in underused parts of cities
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West Palm Beach - The smart cities concept, representing innovation and digital transformation, is necessary but not sufficient, say experts. To become sustainable and resilient, cities must be
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Capas - A new smart city is being developed in the Philippines. New Clark City will prioritise factors including affordable housing, waste management, waste-to-energy technology, sustainability and green
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Dubai - Dubai is set to build the world’s largest net-zero carbon urban tech district. Home to entrepreneurs, the 140,000-square-metre district will seek to establish Dubai as
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Calgary - The University of Calgary is tackling urban challenges with a Bachelor of Design in City Innovation. The new course will welcome its first students in
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London - A new wave of AI design tools is posing questions for urban planners and architects about the future of cities. Completely automated design is still
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Egypt’s New Administrative Capital has awarded a tender to implement smart transportation and traffic systems across the city. It was won by technology specialists Giza Systems, who
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Bremervörde - Lower Saxony has launched the world’s first network of hydrogen-powered passenger trains. The trains will gradually replace diesel locomotives on the track. A total of
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Sydney - The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney) in Australia has launched a Cities Institute to solve some of the biggest challenges facing the world's
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Lusaka - In 2021, Ordnance Survey supported the creation of an automated, digital base map of Lusaka, Zambia. A year later, the AI-based map is helping the
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Lausanne - Heat islands will become a major problem in densely populated cities by 2050, a study by two students at the Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne
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Copenhagen - The concept of Vertical Urban Mobility could offer solutions to support cities as the number of urban dwellers increases. It presents efficiencies of scale, increased
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Guildford - Traditional city centres across the UK are changing as high street shops collapse due to the tighter economic landscape. However, reimagining existing spaces, revitalising commercial assets
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Tokoname/Zurich - The Gramazio Kohler research group from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich is placing the future of timber construction in the age of
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Tabuk - The government of Saudi Arabia has revealed visuals of The Line, a 170-kilometer-long layered city that will rise to 500 meters near the Red Sea.
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Rotterdam/Ho Chi Minh City - Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam and Rotterdam in the Netherlands are strengthening their partnership for sustainable urban development, port development and
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Austin - The City of Austin in the U.S. state of Texas is seeking to improve its resilience and community health with landscape development in parks and
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Berlin - The derelict Tegel Airport in Berlin is undergoing transformation to become a futuristic sustainable neighbourhood known as the Schumacher Quartier. The project seeks to address
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London - A British consortium is building the world's first advanced electric flight ecosystem. It will investigate the commercial viability of so-called Advanced Air Mobility, aiming to pave
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