Cities and buildings of Tomorrow

Europe's largest green wall will be on Citicape House in London

Europe's largest ...
From Saint-Gobain - Tue, 12/11/2019 - 16:28
Sheppard Robson has unveiled the mixed-use Citicape House in London that will have the "largest living wall in Europe" to help improve local air quality.

Smart vs Green Cities

Smart vs Green Ci...
From Saint-Gobain - Fri, 11/10/2019 - 17:37

"A future in which our lives are surrounded by and intertwined with ecological infrastructure systems offers an antidote or balance to the future in which our lives are constantly monitored and informed by digital technologies."

Sarah Hinners, a landscape and urban ecologist focused on bridging the gap between academic research and real-world planning and design applications.

This is what the future’s sustainable cities could look like

This is what the ...
From Saint-Gobain - Wed, 28/08/2019 - 10:38
A next-generation metropolis will need to serve people and nature, while letting ecology guide its development.

How to Build Sustainable Megacities of the Future?

How to Build Sust...
From Saint-Gobain - Tue, 07/05/2019 - 16:46
By 2050, 66% of the world’s population will live in cities. With such figures, it is imperative for the city planners to consider sustainability as a critical parameter while planning the amenities of a megacity. Here are some of the simple yet innovative solutions that can help keep megacities sustainable.

Cities of the future: How developers are working to reverse the health and climate impacts of urban sprawl

From Saint-Gobain - Fri, 15/03/2019 - 13:58
A National Geographic special issue looks at the way we've built cities in the past and how we will reverse the effects on the climate and our own health in the future.

How India is building a sustainable city

How India is buil...
From Saint-Gobain - Mon, 29/10/2018 - 10:00
Amaravati, a new town in Andhra Pradesh, India, is transforming from farmland to urban utopia, with British architect Norman Foster's firm at the helm. Will it succeed?

Creating Green and Resilient Cities – with Women as Leaders | World Green Building Council

Creating Green an...
From Saint-Gobain - Mon, 09/07/2018 - 15:50
In World Green Building Council's latest blog in the series for #Women's eNews, CEO Terri Wills and Asia Pacific Network Regional Head Joelle Chen 陈思敏 define what makes a green and resilient city - and which cities are leading the way on liveability. #resilientcity #sustainability

Here are 5 predictions for the future of our cities

Here are 5 predic...
From Saint-Gobain - Tue, 13/03/2018 - 11:55
The next decades will see cities growing rapidly, forging powerful international partnerships and taking the lead in solving global problems. Here is why.

Ville du futur : un retour à la terre ultra high-tech

Ville du futur : ...
From Saint-Gobain - Tue, 20/02/2018 - 10:00
Pour imaginer la ville du futur, il faut réconcilier l’irréconciliable : le respect de la nature et de la terre (low-tech) et une maîtrise des puissants outils informatiques et robotiques (high-tech)

Les villes du futur construites en bois ?

Les villes du fut...
From Saint-Gobain - Tue, 20/02/2018 - 09:58

Le bois est devenu un matériau très prisé par les architectes du monde. L'un des plus grands promoteurs japonais envisagent même de construire le plus haut gratte-ciel en bois du monde. Ce grand immeuble sera composé de 90% de bois et 10% d'acier.

A quoi rassemblera l'architecture du futur? 

A quoi rassembler...
From Saint-Gobain - Tue, 20/02/2018 - 09:57

Quel sera le futur de la ville et de l'habitat ? Des architectes visionnaires comme David Fisher ou les Chinois de MAD ont déjà une idée, entre rêveries futuristes et union avec la nature...

These futuristic building designs turn our assumptions about architecture upside down

These futuristic ...
From Saint-Gobain - Fri, 19/01/2018 - 14:33
In 2017, the most remarkable building designs hinted at a newfound peaceful relationship with nature and proposed solutions for overcrowded mega cities.
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