Urbanity

In the future, most of us will live in cities and urban life will have a huge impact on the world. But today’s urban life still relies on a dwindling petroleum supply and out-dated concepts.

We need new designs and technologies for tomorrow’s urban life. Nature can be brought back to the city via urban agri­culture or eco-friendly archi­tecture. Future cities must be open to everyone.

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News EcoHelmet: the Guardian Angel of Bike Share Users?

Bike share schemes are all the rage these days. They’re good for the environment, reduce traffic congestion and keep urban cyclists fit – unless they get in an accident, of course. The possibility of spontaneously renting a bike usually comes with the downfall that users do not carry a helmet. But a lightweight, foldable and cheap helmet could be a game changer. Read on

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Wissen Smart Cities: Efficient, Sustainable, Digitised Living

Our current global environment is undergoing significant changes that have never been experienced in the history of humanity. Coupled with an increase in rural to urban migration, the need to create sustainable communities and cities is more visible than ever before. We take a look at the notion of 'Smart Cities'. Read on

Organisation Indian Institute for Human Settlements

The Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) is a national education institution committed to the equitable, sustainable and efficient transformation of Indian settlements. Mission Read on