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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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Shenzhen – The architectural firm Aedas has unveiled a project in Futian’s Shangsha Village in Shenzhen, China. The two-phase project incorporates an urban lifestyle centre, as well
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Manila – The Philippine Government has pledged to complete six smart city projects despite setbacks caused by the pandemic. During a recent meeting, the government highlighted projects
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New York – The billionaire Marc Lore plans to establish a new city called Telosa in the American desert. Telosa is planned to be the most sustainable
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New York - Chicago, San Diego and San Jose have received grants from several environmental organizations. The money is intended to support these cities in their efforts
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Olten SO – The University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW) will be offering practice-based training in spatial data analytics from January. The course will impart
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Zurich – The canton of Zurich has launched a new website as part of its plans to tackle overheating in residential areas. The website “Hitze im Siedlungsraum”
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Cologny GE – The World Economic Forum (WEF) is establishing its Global Centre for Urban Transformation in Detroit. After it launches in October, the centre will work
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Lucerne - Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts has developed a visualization for town planning based on augmented reality. Together with the city of Lucerne, it
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Manchester – The transit operator Transport for Greater Manchester is installing 100 AI-powered sensors to collect real-time data on cycling and walking. The sensors are part of plans
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Delhi – Urban development based on cultural heritage, such as architecture, historical monuments, festivals and customs, can foster inclusiveness, boost tourism and support economic development. Across India, cities
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