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Artificial-turf sports and playground fields may be more durable and require less maintenance than those covered in natural grass, but they also get very hot during warm weather. Scientists have devised a natural method of cooling them – and the cities they're in – using rainwater stored beneath the turf.Continue ReadingCategory: Environment, ScienceTags: Cooling, Sports, Rain, Water Conservation
these intervention feature the renaturalisation of public spaces, rethinking the urban kiosk as a means of celebrating the city and a new bench that invites movement. The post concéntrico 10 visualizes the future of cities with twenty interventions in logroño, spain appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
The Global Centre for Clean Air Research has published research that found botanical gardens are one of the best ways to cool cities and mitigate the effects of heatwaves. Read more
Combining census data with cutting-edge statistical analysis and satellite imagery, researchers have revealed a stark difference between inner- and outer-city living in terms of the risk children have of developing asthma.Continue ReadingCategory: Health & Wellbeing, LifestyleTags: Asthma, Children, City
led by norman foster and kent larson, the 36-week initiative invites scholars and professionals worldwide to The post the norman foster institute opens applications for 2025 sustainable cities program appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
speaking with designboom about his scalefulness series ‘the motorist won,’ kyle branchesi says ‘... cars invading bike lanes and using sidewalks highlights a disregard for anyone not in a motor vehicle.’ The post what if cities were built for cars? in kyle branchesi’s ‘the motorist won’, wider roads take over appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
yoda bike's connected software provides real-time data updates ensuring security against theft, monitoring battery levels, and tracking directions. The post futurewave’s electric moped is half bike, half scooter for enhanced micro-mobility in cities appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the exhibition is part of the broader 'american mythologies' showcase, which offers a thought-provoking portrayal of america, blending self-deprecation and poetry. The post mike kelley’s glass bell cities complete ‘ghost and spirit’ retrospective at bourse de commerce appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the VR-powered show in london welcomes visitors into spaces filled with fragments of cook's speculative drawings to evoke reimagined and dismembered cities. The post sir peter cook deconstructs his ‘cities’ in hybrid exhibition at richard saltoun gallery appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
inspired by biomimicry, this project is an attempt to 'democratise urban rewilding', states the designer. The post kiki grammatopoulos’ chunky trainers with ‘spiky’ outsoles help spread plants in cities appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.


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