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The Reimagined Cityscape: How Electric Vehicles Are Transforming Urban Design

The Reimagined Cityscape: How Electric Vehicles Are Transforming Urban Design

The Electric Vehicles (EV) market is at a pivotal juncture, characterized by robust growth, diversifying price points, and increasing global adoption. The global market is expected to zoom past USD 623 billion this year and surge at a steady 10 percent annual clip until 2028, reaching a whopping USD 906 billion. That translates to nearly […]

6 Sustainability Lessons from the World’s Happiest City

6 Sustainability Lessons from the World's Happiest City

“[T]he role of the city is to make the lives of the people as easy and pleasant as possible,” said former Helsinki mayor, Jan Vapaavuori. For many of the 1.3 million residents of the Helsinki metropolitan area, daily life unfolds like a symphony of Nordic beauty and urban grace. In this city, serenity marries sophistication, as vast green parks […]

Urban Rewilding: How These 5 Cities Brought Nature Back to the City

Urban Rewilding: How These 5 Cities Brought Nature Back to the City

Due to the skyrocketing urbanization, industrialization, and population growth globally, our planet is losing its biodiversity at an alarming rate, faster than at any time in human history. Since the beginning of the 20th century, as the cities kept booming, the average population of indigenous species in the majority of significant ecosystems has declined by […]

What Modern Cities Can Learn From London’s Deadly Smog of 1952

What Modern Cities Can Learn From London's Deadly Smog of 1952

“Fog everywhere. Fog up the river where it flows among green airs and meadows; fog down the river, where it rolls defiled among the tiers of shipping, and the waterside pollutions of a great (and dirty) city … Chance people on the bridges peeping over the parapets into a nether sky of fog, with fog […]

How Buildings Can Contribute to Urban Biodiversity

How Buildings Can Contribute to Urban Biodiversity

“It’s surely our responsibility to do everything within our power to create a planet that provides a home not just for us, but for all life on Earth,” says the legendary natural historian and broadcaster David Attenborough. However, as cities claim an increasing amount of land and resources, rapid urbanization is one of the significant drivers of biodiversity loss […]

These 5 Latin American Cities Are Embracing A Smart Future

These 5 Latin American Cities Are Embracing A Smart Future

Smart cities are among our best bets for a livable and prosperous future. By leveraging technology to solve problems, smart cities can improve the quality of life for residents, promote sustainability, increase efficiency, enable better decision-making, create new opportunities, and foster economic growth. Hence, it’s no surprise that smart cities have rapidly spread worldwide. In […]