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Story of cities #future: what will our growing megacities really look like?

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The real value of urban farming. (Hint: It's not always the food.)

The real value of urban farming. (Hint: It's not always the food.) | Societal Resilience, Foodproduction, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
A closer look at how community gardens and urban farms are transforming American cities.
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Hyperloop One test drives super speed transportation system

Hyperloop One held its first propulsion test on Wednesday in the desert north of Las Vegas, unveiling its self-developed propulsion system in action. Fin
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Tegenlicht Kort: Hoe slim worden onze steden?

Technologiebedrijven schetsen een aanlokkelijke toekomstvisie voor het toenemende aantal stadsbewoners. Een goed georganiseerd leven in zogenaamde smar
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Homelessness is Bad Design

Homelessness is Bad Design | Societal Resilience, Foodproduction, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
The CEO of Community Solutions, a nonprofit that combats homelessness, on designing a system that actually puts roofs over people’s heads.
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Whimsical Recycled Houses Built By Dan Phillips – Home Makers – S1E1

With a passion for design, conservation and affordable housing, Dan Phillips builds whimsical homes out of recycled materials in Huntsville, Texas
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Revolutionary: Germany Builds A Solar City That Produces Four Times More Energy Than It Consumes

Revolutionary: Germany Builds A Solar City That Produces Four Times More Energy Than It Consumes | Societal Resilience, Foodproduction, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
We have known cities to be great power-guzzlers, having a huge appetite for consuming electricity to power its homes and buildings. To generate electricity for such cities through renewable sources like solar becomes a difficult task given the vast amount of area required to place the solar panels. But a city in the heart of …
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Tech Insider - Zaha Hadid superyacht design | Facebook

This futuristic superyacht designed by Zaha Hadid looks like something straight out of science fiction.
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Sui Generis Wants to Replace Nations With For-Profit City-States

Sui Generis Wants to Replace Nations With For-Profit City-States | Societal Resilience, Foodproduction, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
“We don't really believe in democracy.”
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How nanotechnology can help us grow more food using less energy and water

How nanotechnology can help us grow more food using less energy and water | Societal Resilience, Foodproduction, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Growing enough food to feed 9 billion people by 2050 will require huge amounts of energy and water. Using nanoparticles to boost plant growth and yield could save resources and reduce water pollution.
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After going viral, this unbelievable cliffside home is becoming a reality

After going viral, this unbelievable cliffside home is becoming a reality | Societal Resilience, Foodproduction, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
It's official - the beautiful and bizarre Casa Brutale is on its way to actually being built on the side of a mountain in Lebanon.
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Why Does It Still Take Five Hours to Fly Cross-Country?!

Why Does It Still Take Five Hours to Fly Cross-Country?! | Societal Resilience, Foodproduction, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
In the early 1960s, President John F. Kennedy pledged that Americans would go to the moon and develop a supersonic commercial airliner. By the end of
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Futurism - Dubai's Autonomous Cars | Facebook

Dubai is at the forefront of futurism.

This incredible demo will show you the future of transportation.
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Automakers entrenched in fuel cell hydrogen are succumbing to physics and going electric

Automakers entrenched in fuel cell hydrogen are succumbing to physics and going electric | Societal Resilience, Foodproduction, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
I think we are witnessing the start of a new (but long overdue) trend this year. The few established automakers still pushing fuel cell hydrogen vehicles appear to be warming up to battery-powered …
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Hex House: Hexagonal Housing Units for Refugees - SERIOUS WONDER

Hex House: Hexagonal Housing Units for Refugees - SERIOUS WONDER | Societal Resilience, Foodproduction, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
As refugees continue fleeing from war zones and natural disasters, Architects for Society believe they have a solution. - B.J. Murphy for Serious Wonder
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Floating 'UFO' Home - Collective Evolution | Facebook

You can travel the world via the ocean in this floating 'UFO' home!
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Netherlands Passes Motion to Ban Petrol, Diesel Cars by 2025

Netherlands Passes Motion to Ban Petrol, Diesel Cars by 2025 | Societal Resilience, Foodproduction, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
The European nation eventually wants all the vehicles on its roads to be completely electric.
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How megacities are changing the map of the world

How megacities are changing the map of the world | Societal Resilience, Foodproduction, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
"I want you to reimagine how life is organized on earth," says global strategist Parag Khanna. As our expanding cities grow ever more connected through transportation, energy and communications networks, we evolve from geography to what he calls "connectography." This emerging global network civilization holds the promise of reducing pollution and inequality -- and even overcoming geopolitical rivalries. In this talk, Khanna asks us to embrace a new maxim for the future: "Connectivity is destiny."
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Edible Landscaping is the Future of Public Space

Edible Landscaping is the Future of Public Space | Societal Resilience, Foodproduction, Mobility, Living, Logistics, Infrastructure | Scoop.it
Edible landscaping is the practical integration of food plants into ornamental or decorative settings. The same design concept is used for ornamental landscaping, but instead of pretty plants with no uses, edible plants, bushes, and trees are grown. This creates a beautiful atmosphere that also has a purpose. The implementation of edible landscapes into communities and urban areas could mean free, delicious, fresh food for everyone! This concept could turn parks into beautiful, lush picnic areas where people could come together to pick their own food.
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