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Better Walking and Biking in Rio Favelas | Smart Cities Dive

Car and motorbike traffic on the narrow streets of Rio's favelas creates a safety hazard for cyclists and pedestrians. Photo by EMBARQ Brasil.<p>Hosting …

Urban Design

Using Street Space for Bike Parking

I ventured into the city centre of Copenhagen for a night out yesterday and was thrilled to behold the new cycle track down Gothersgade. It's a …

Wayfinding in a Liveable City

"<i>Hi... excuse me... can you help me find this address?</i>"<p>An oft-used phrase for visitors in a foreign city. A few months ago I met up with Andy Cutler …

LEGO Urban Infill

It's not just about bicycles as transport. The city needs lots of important things. More colour. More citizen interaction. More cinemas, for example. …

Herzog & de Meuron Break Ground on Solar-Powered Bordeaux Stadium

Herzog & de Meuron first unveiled plans for the gorgeous solar-powered Stade de Bordeaux in 2011 – and they just broke ground on it last week! The …

Herzog & de Meuron

NASA-backed fusion engine could cut Mars trip down to 30 days

NASA, and plenty of private individuals, want to put mankind on Mars. Now a team at the University of Washington, with funding from the space agency, …

FreshWall Indoor Vertical Garden Purifies the Air While Growing Fresh Veggies

FreshWall is a vertical garden that redefines indoor agriculture while maximizing the air purification ability of plants. The innovative green wall …

4 Lessons the UK Should Take from Denmark

Last week the UK's Culture Minister Ed Vaizey announced that he was commissioning a review of the country's architecture policy, to be led by Sir …

Architecture

Denmark Now 25 Percent Powered by Offshore Wind, Aims to Double Capacity by 2020

<i>Photo via Shutterstock</i><p>Denmark has an impressive track record when it comes to the adoption of renewable energy, and the nation has been working …

Renewable Energy

Without Architects, Smart Cities Just Aren't Smart

Arguably the biggest buzzword in urbanism right now is the 'Smart City'. The idea, although certainly inclusive of eco-friendly practices, has even …

Guest Post: Green Roofs Boost Efficiency of Buildings and Photovoltaic Panels

<b>Published on</b> April 1st, 2013 | <i>by GBE FACTS</i><p><b>Thanks to Dino Green for this guest post. He is an engineer, a technology fan and an advocate of</b> …

A Disturbing Vision Of Augmented Reality In The Future

The future of augmented reality — think cerebral implants and digital contact lenses — was imagined last year in a short film by graduate students Eran May-raz and Daniel Lazo.<p>We highly recommend watching the eight-minute film, "Sight" — and also checking out our annotated walk-through.<p>Sight is an …

Top Green Roof Designs

Bjarke Ingels Group’s (BIG) 8 House<p>BIG's 8 House in the Copenhagen neighborhood of Ørestad won the 2010 Scandinavian Green Roof Award. When viewed …

Architecture

Announced: The top 3 winners from the eVolo 2013 Skyscraper Competition http://bit.ly/YYE1VW