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The Post-Apocalyptic Housing of Tomorrow, Today

Concern over environmental devastation in the early 70’s led Michael Reynolds to begin constructing the sustainable homes called "Earthships" out of scavenged materials such as cans, bottles, and tire…...
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The Printer That Can Print A 2,500 Square Foot House In 20 Hours.

The Printer That Can Print A 2,500 Square Foot House In 20 Hours. | Societal Resilience, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
We have seen huge advancements in 3D printing. We’ve even seen oversized wrenches printed that measure 1.2 meters in length. Now, we can print an entire 2,500 sqft house in 20 hours.
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Self Sufficient Sea City of the Future

Self Sufficient Sea City of the Future | Societal Resilience, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Currently approximately 71% of the earth’s surface is ocean and if global warming projections are accurate, and so far they have been, more of the earth’s surface will be submerged.  With the threat of rising sea levels some architects are beginning...
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Why we should reboot the Biosphere projects

Why we should reboot the Biosphere projects | Societal Resilience, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
The last Biosphere 2 project ended 18 years ago. Correction: The failed Biosphere 2 project ended 18 years ago. That's right, our only real attempt to create an artificial, materially closed ecological system ended in complete failure.
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Will we ever... live in underwater cities?

Will we ever... live in underwater cities? | Societal Resilience, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Living below the sea is possible, at least for a short time. So what is stopping us creating colonies to ease over-population, or guard against disasters?
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Rooftop Farming Is Getting Off The Ground

Rooftop Farming Is Getting Off The Ground | Societal Resilience, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Urban farmers are eyeing rooftops as potential sites to grow food, but they face many obstacles.
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Feeding 9 Billion: Vertical Farming - Singapore

For downloads and more information visit: http://www.journeyman.tv/?lid=65841 In Singapore, the challenge of feeding a growing population is pushing the conc...
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Auto industry: Look no hands - FT.com

It is just after 11 o’clock on a warm July morning in Parma, Italy, and a silver Hyundai sedan is cruising the city’s ring road in light traffic. As the car turns towards the centre of the city, the two men in the front are in animated conversation.
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World's first 'invisible' skyscraper planned for Seoul

World's first 'invisible' skyscraper planned for Seoul | Societal Resilience, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
A new skyscraper will soon be a part of the skyline in Seoul, South Korea - but you may not be able to see it.
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100-km Chinese traffic jam enters Day 9

100-km Chinese traffic jam enters Day 9 | Societal Resilience, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
A nine-day traffic jam in China is now more than 100 kilometres long and could last for weeks, state media reported Monday. Thousands of trucks en route to Beijing from Huai'an in the southeast hav...
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Millennials and the 'sharing economy'

A new generation of cash-strapped 'millennials' have very different expectations about jobs, credit and money. As Michelle Fleury reports, they are using the internet for a new 'sharing economy'.
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Shedding Light in the Night: How Solar Energy and Mobile Charging Improves Quality of Life in India

Shedding Light in the Night: How Solar Energy and Mobile Charging Improves Quality of Life in India | Societal Resilience, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
In this installment of Digital Diversity, Gwen Kidera – Project Associate at S3IDF (Small Scale Sustainable Infrastructure Development Fund) – explains how their non-profit organisation provides underserved communities with Integrated Energy Centre...
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Working in the Office of the Future

Holographic bosses? Robot assistants? Virtual water coolers? Anything is possible in the workplace of the future! Office design and technology is rapidly evo...
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Vertical Urban Sprawl

Concept piece I conceived of while driving across the flat lands of Indiana to the slightly less flat lands of Ohio. Photoshop CS3. 2010.
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"The Choice is Ours" documentary series

The series shows an optimistic vision of the world if we apply science & technology for the benefit of all people and the environment.
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$6 Billion Floating City “Freedom” to Dwarf World’s Largest Ships Ever Built

$6 Billion Floating City “Freedom” to Dwarf World’s Largest Ships Ever Built | Societal Resilience, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
The largest ship ever built, during its lifetime, had four names: Seawise Giant, Happy Giant, Jahre Viking and Knock Nevis.
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Paradigm Shift Urgently Needed In Agriculture - UN Agencies Call for an End to Industrial Agriculture & Food System

Paradigm Shift Urgently Needed In Agriculture - UN Agencies Call for an End to Industrial Agriculture & Food System | Societal Resilience, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Permaculture information, news, forums, courses and worldwide reports - collaborating to spread permaculture design systems internationally.
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'Alien spaceship car' on sale on eBay

'Alien spaceship car' on sale on eBay | Societal Resilience, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Michael Vetter is selling car his car on eBay for $100,000 (£62,500). Oh, and his car is a custom-built Extra Terrestrial Vehicle that is sure to turn heads wherever it ends up.
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Simulation suggests Musk's Hyperloop 'quite viable'

Simulation suggests Musk's Hyperloop 'quite viable' | Societal Resilience, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Musk, founder and CEO of Tesla, vowed to prove the naysayers wrong by building an actual physical prototype, but that's not expected to arrive for years.
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EUROPA - PRESS RELEASES - Press release - SPEECH - Smarter cities in a connected continent

European Commission - Press Release details page - European Commission Neelie Kroes Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda SPEECH - Mobile 360 Connected Europe conference (GSMA)/ Brussels 5 September 2013 To add...
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Hipsters Create Oases in Urban Wastelands

Hipsters Create Oases in Urban Wastelands | Societal Resilience, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Welcome to "Frau Gerold's Garden," a leafy urban oasis in Zurich made out of shipping containers.
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Canada needs to get ready for self-driving cars

Canada needs to get ready for self-driving cars | Societal Resilience, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
A former highway designer says the technology will hit Canadians ‘like a tidal wave’
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