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 New website: Sustainable Cities

Siemens is currently shifting their focus towards cities.The challenges presented by sustainable urban development are immense. Today, more than half of the world’s population already lives in cities and the numbers are rising. Cities are responsible for around 75 percent of all energy used, 60 percent of all water consumed and 80 percent of all greenhouse gases produced worldwide. Read on

Video Exploding Megacities

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