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This week on Dezeen, Icelandic architect Arnhildur Palmadottir revealed her "radical and gigantic" Lavaforming proposal at the DesignMarch festival in Reykjavík. Read more
Norway has a lot of coastline and many fjords, but not much in the way of flat, open ground on which to build runways. That's where the Elfly project comes in, as it's developing a short-haul electric seaplane that can take off and land in city harbours.Continue ReadingCategory: Aircraft, TransportTags: SINTEF, Electric Aircraft, seaplanes, Norway
the project resorts to GIS data and climate simulations to create a mass-customized green roof system that promotes biodiversity and new social spaces. The post roofscapes envisions green roof network to combat heat island effect in european cities appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Cities are the only sustainable way to house Earth's growing population – but the importance of protecting them from climate risks has been "totally underrated", according to Hélène Chartier of sustainable urbanism network C40 Cities. Read more
San Antonio-based firm Overland Partners has released plans for a binational border park between Mexico and the United States that will be built along the Rio Grande. Read more
rising sea levels and frequent flooding   the rising sea levels and frequent flooding will submerge 36 cities across the world according to the research of matthew h. nash, co-founder of the swiftest. he based his research on accumulated reports, tools, and stories provided by climate central,, and the intergovernmental panel on climate change. […] The post these 36 cities
The first edition of our Dezeen Agenda newsletter features honeybee specialist Paula Carnell, who says that putting beehives in cities is "very dangerous to other pollinators". Read more
going green, living sustainably   skyscrapers and concrete buildings sprawl across urban cities and dwarf against the green spaces. these lands once brimmed with greenery that cleansed the body and mind, and reviving their previous state seems to pose a challenge. yet the gatekeepers of nature are integrating the demands of modern-day architecture into weaving […] The post moss grows o
The European Commission has proposed an overhaul of urban infrastructure to encourage more walking and cycling as part of the EU's aim to become a net-zero continent by 2050. Read more
The next finalist project in Dezeen's Redesign the World competition powered by Twinmotion is Dennis Christian Schmidt's proposal to create a network of underground cities built around climate-regulating lakes. Read more is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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