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Rooftop farms flourish in space-starved Hong Kong

Rooftop farms flourish in space-starved Hong Kong | Better Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
On the rooftop of a tower block above the hustle and bustle of teeming Hong Kong, dedicated growers tend to their organic crops in a vegetable garden.
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Helsinki's ambitious plan to make car ownership pointless in 10 years

Finland's capital hopes an ambitious 'mobility on demand' system that integrates all forms of transport in a single payment network could essentially render private cars obsolete
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Dark Rye | Future | Room for Change

Dark Rye | Future | Room for Change | Better Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
This essay by Neal Pollack reimagines the homes of the future: The future belongs to cities. By 2050, 70% of the world’s ever-growing population will live in urban areas.
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100% Of Dutch Electric Trains Could Run On Renewable Energy BY 2018

100% Of Dutch Electric Trains Could Run On Renewable Energy BY 2018 | Better Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
One of the unofficial themes of the World Energy Innovation Forum which I attended recently at the Tesla Motors factory in Fremont was optimism about renewable energy developments. Just several days later, it was announced that all Dutch electric trains could be getting their power from renewable sources by 2018.



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Driverless Cars

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Eco City 2020 - Imgur

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Could this Vertical Farm Change Urban Farming Forever? Growing Power Vertical Farm Project | Over Grow The System

Could this Vertical Farm Change Urban Farming Forever?  Growing Power Vertical Farm Project | Over Grow The System | Better Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
“I believe it is our privilege and duty to create an urban agricultural training and demonstration site that directly reflects our commitment to sustainability and that will serve as a model for other programs throughout the country” - WILL ALLEN, FOUNDER AND CEO, GROWING POWER   The Vision: Growing Power inspires communities to build sustainable food systems that are equitable and ecologically sound, creating a just world, one food-secure community at a time. The Mission: Growing Power, Inc. is a non-profit organization and land trust supporting people from diverse backgrounds and the environment in which they live by helping to provide equal access to healthy, high-quality, safe and affordable food. This mission is implemented by providing hands-on training, on-the-ground demonstration, outreach and technical assistance through the development of Community Food Systems that help people grow, process, market and distribute food in a sustainable manner. The Need: Located on an
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Heaven = A Place On Earth

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Honda Smart Home US - Honda Corporate

Honda Smart Home US - Honda Corporate | Better Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Check out the Honda Smart Home sustainability project.
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Another Smart Home

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This Cool Coastal House Looks Like It's Floating Over The Ocean

This Cool Coastal House Looks Like It's Floating Over The Ocean | Better Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
How's this for a freaking view? The Pole House in Fairhaven, Australia towers 131 feet over a wooded hill. From this vantage point on solid ground it looks like some kind of crazy domestic hovercraft, but once you're inside it's all horizon all the time through the unobstructed floor-to-ceiling windows.
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More People Rode Public Transit Last Year Than Any Time In The Last 60 Years

More People Rode Public Transit Last Year Than Any Time In The Last 60 Years | Better Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Is this the next step for a future of car-less cities?
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Paris makes public transport free to tackle severe pollution

Paris makes public transport free to tackle severe pollution | Better Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Nope, no global warming. Carry on!
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Solar-panel skin could make Dutch homes energy neutral

Solar-panel skin could make Dutch homes energy neutral | Better Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
A team of Delft University students has developed a concept for a solar-powered skin to be fitted to the typical Dutch home, better aligning its energy usag...
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Russian trams - Imgur

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Watch This 200-Square-Foot Apartment Grow With A Wave Of The Hand

Watch This 200-Square-Foot Apartment Grow With A Wave Of The Hand | Better Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
It's no secret that when it comes to micro-dwelling, everyone's looking for space-saving solutions that can really open up even the teeny-tiniest apartment. But instead of resorting to hanging stuff everywhere or purchasing double-duty furniture,...
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Futuristic Floating City Could Soon Become a Reality

Futuristic Floating City Could Soon Become a Reality | Better Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Atlantis may not be the only city in the ocean after architecture firm AT Design Office gets its newest blueprint approved. This innovative city plan was comm…
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TRAILER "THE GREENHOUSE OF THE FUTURE" - YouTube

The greenhouse of the future DVD, the step by step construction guide! The Greenhouse of the Future is a real solution to reintroduce cheap and healthy food ...
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Incredible Cement Factory Conversion in Barcelona [30 pics]

Incredible Cement Factory Conversion in Barcelona [30 pics] | Better Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Photograph by Ricardo Bofill   The cement factory conversion by Ricardo Bofill in Barcelona, Spain is one of the most interesting the Sifter has seen to date. With over 30 silos, multiple buil...
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Let the Sun Shine In: Redirecting Sunlight to Urban Alleyways | News Releases | The Optical Society

Let the Sun Shine In: Redirecting Sunlight to Urban Alleyways | News Releases | The Optical Society | Better Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
In dense, urban centers around the world, many people live and work in dim and narrow streets surrounded by tall buildings that block sunlight. And as the global population continues to rise and buildings are jammed closer together, the darkness will only spread.
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Deimel Oelschläger Architekten Unveil Daylit Zero-Emission Apartment Building in Berlin

Deimel Oelschläger Architekten Unveil Daylit Zero-Emission Apartment Building in Berlin | Better Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Deimel Oelschläger Architekten recently unveiled their Boyenstrasse apartment building in Berlin, which relies on passive house principles to achieve its zero-emission status.
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Ending Hunger With Cybernated Farms - SERIOUS WONDER

Ending Hunger With Cybernated Farms - SERIOUS WONDER | Better Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Cybernated Farm Systems (CFS) seeks to alleviate hunger by combining automation and agriculture. - B.J. Murphy for Serious Wonder
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Vertical Sky City - Detroit 2.0 - SERIOUS WONDER

An industrial sky city, looking down at the remnants of what was known as Detroit. - B.J. Murphy for Serious Wonder
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Enter the Jawas

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Human Transit: guest post: vehicle automation and the future of transit

Human Transit: guest post: vehicle automation and the future of transit | Better Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Antonio Loro is a recent graduate of the Master of Urban Planning program at McGill University, where his final research project examined the potential impacts of vehicle automation on travel and land use in cities. His research was supported by TransLink in Vancouver and Metrolinx in Toronto. The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of, and should not be attributed to, TransLink or Metrolinx. Vehicle automation is increasingly showing up on the radar of urban planning and transportation planning professionals. Technologies are developing rapidly, and some news stories report...
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José Angel Bocigas's curator insight, March 19, 2:34 AM

The future of transport.

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Wireless electricity? It's here

Wireless electricity? It's here | Better Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Katie Hall was shocked the second she saw it: a light-bulb glowing in middle of a room with no wires attached.
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