24 / 11 / 2016

SMART CITIES

Using big data to make cities work smarter for people and the planet. more

01 / 12 / 2016

Making Waves: Floating Architecture Across The World

As technology advances, cities are no longer confined to terra firma.

As land becomes an ever-more scarce resource, cities and designers are turning their attention to the world’s great lakes, rivers and oceans as the next frontier in urban development. Rotterdam's Floating ForestFamously in constant battle with the sea, the Netherlands are at the forefront of amphibious architecture. While cities like Amsterdam have built entire districts on reclaimed more

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24 / 11 / 2016

Train of Thought: Indulgent Railway Adventures

From icons of history to the edge of the earth, we recommend some more amazing journeys on the iron horse.

» Travel

10 / 11 / 2016

Inspiration from Berlin with Niko Woischnik

Cosy up for winter in the capital with Niko Woischnik, a key player in the local tech scene.

27 / 10 / 2016

BEYOND360° VIDEO

From AR-enabled tablets to virtual vacations, hotels are embracing this new technology. more

30 / 09 / 2016

FRUITS OF SUCCESS

Charting an inspiring journey from the Berlin media world to producing prize-winning wines. more

22 / 09 / 2016

Drones, Pods and Flying Taxis: The Future of Urban Transit

At the cutting-edge of city transport solutions, sci-fi becomes reality.

From pod cars and monorails to drones and flying taxis, the future of urban transit is about to arrive. Driven by the issue of terrestrial traffic in the wake of rapid and ongoing urbanisation across the world, these technologies present some of the most innovative and exciting developments for city-dwellers everywhere. SkyTran Self-Driving Monorail, Tel Aviv and LagosSkyTran is a self-driving monorail system capable of passing over traffic and travelling at speeds of over 240kph. The idea is that such combined benefits will help cut commute times from hours to minutes, especially in gridlocked cities. Developed by NASA engineers, the pods dangle from slim magnetic rails 20 metres above the ground and current prototypes are being tested to carry two and four people. Already more

15 / 09 / 2016

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BUSINESS CLUBS IN GLOBAL HUBS

There’s nothing new about a bunch of business people getting together and furthering their fortunes over a glass of whiskey or wine. What is novel is the 21st-century iteration of this age old tradition, which leverages the perks of coworking—complete more

We continue our journey through the wonderful world of collaborative innovation. more

25 / 08 / 2016

STATIONERY THAT DOESN’T STAND STILL

In the digital era, designers are reviving the lost craft of handwritten communication.

» Design

18 / 08 / 2016

BIG FISH: THE RISE OF URBAN AGRICULTURE

Commercial city farming projects are sprouting up all over the world, bringing residents closer than ever to their food source.