Boulaq Abo El Ela textile and fashion industry mixed high rise building
President’s Medals Student Awards are considered the most prestigious and long-lasting awards in architectural education in the world.
The Blossom Tower
Kuala Lumpur's Menara Bunga Raya was designed for 'people, profit & planet' - reflecting an emerging awareness that our most visible buildings must deliver value beyond
INFOGRAPHIC: How vertical farming could help cities feed themselves
Dickson puts together an infographic that explores the many benefits of urban vertical farming.
10 Green Ways to Improve Our Cities
We've been writing a lot recently about how cities can transform themselves by going greener, from rooftop gardens, to buildings made of shipping containers, or even making entire floating cities. (Learn more at our new innovation hub.) At the recent Aspen Environment Forum, Rohit Aggarwala said
David Preiss: Vertical Green
David Preiss: Vertical Green. This illustration by David Preiss explores the workings of an urban, vertical farm. Vertical farms could provide an environmentally sound solution for locally grown food in cities; using hydroponic and aeroponic technologies, crops could be produced year round without the use of pesticides.
Tomorrow’s Intelligent On-Demand City #infographic
We live in an on-demand world defined by smart mobile devices, big data and a sharing economy. However, today's on-demand world is still supply-driven - constrained by resource capacity, antiquated scheduling technologies and inefficient decision-making. But what if those constraints were no more? Real-time operations optimization technology makes this demand-driven world possible today.
16 Green Vertical Farm Designs
In increasingly dense urban areas, sometimes the only way to build is up. And with a movement to grow more food locally and to add more green to our urban environments so too has grown the impulse to build skyscraper farms, solar tower parks and other unique and uncanny forms of vertical vegetecture
Intelligent X on Future Cities
In building a city of the future, IT will have an underlying role to play in the context of sustainable urbanization as well as the larger context of economic growth and environment sustainability.…