UK architects including Foster and Chipperfield declare climate and biodiversity emergency
Calling on all UK architects to adopt a "shift in behaviour" over climate change.
A Smart City Is Rarely Smart Enough to Account for People’s Feelings
Smart cities are efficient, but tech can’t account for human emotion. In the Mission District of San Francisco, officials are learning to bridge the gap.
3 things I’ve learned from Extinction Rebellion
What can placemakers learn from the occupation of four London streets?
City dwellers pine for attractive and usable spaces; city planners are beginning to take note.
This is a story about how to perceive the population of cities.
Will 2018's heatwave spark a wave of sustainable investing?
Why an increased awareness of environmental challenges is changing businesses for good.
Will redesigning our atmosphere help reverse global warming?
Even in the rosiest of scenarios, purely reducing emissions will not halt the warming of the planet. And that's where climate-modifying technologies come in.
A billboard equivalent to 1,200 trees
The pollution-fighting billboard cleans roughly 70,000 cubic meters of air per day, equivalent to 1,200 trees.
Making computers faster and more climate friendly
By designing energy-efficient computer processors we could reduce energy consumption, and we could reduce GHG emissions in places where electricity comes from fossil fuels.
This London bench absorbs as much pollution as 275 trees
Each CityTree holds 1,682 pots of moss which, its creators claim, extract as much particulate matter as 275 trees in 1% of the space