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Eco City

In 2007 global urban population exceeded global rural. This means that over half of the world's population lives in urban areas and is responsible for over 70% of global greenhouse gas emissions. With the growth of population most of the world is going to be build or rebuild in nearest two decades.

So how do we make it right?
Design the Eco City, which will meet all the needs while being environmentally friendly. Punda faces the challenge and searches for the ways to build new sustainable environment touching all aspects of economical and social development as well as environmental protection.

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Urban farming is growing all over the world. Initiative drives markets for soil, grow lights and other agricultural products from B2B to B2C.

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The future eco-city will encompass state-led or privately-initiated welfare projects leading to more sophisticated society.

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Airports - the travel destination

Airports - the travel destination

As global connectivity grows, airports become an important part of the connected world. Nowadays and in the future, airports represent the leisure and business time spending as well as a business opportunity of the building and cities nearby.

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Cities have to invest in solutions that can cater to the demands of urban mobility, building higher, driving less.

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Building the community of megacity

Building the community of megacity

There is all this talk of mega-cities and the technicalities of how to provide future urban living with food and energy. What is more important is creating healthy and sustainable community. Check how to do it in this article!

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What will be after smart grid?

What's after smart grid

Learn how new technologies reinvent energy provision and distribution.

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Mega city - micro living

Mega city - micro living

Along with the massive urbanization and creation of extremely large cities, there is a high density of population coming up as an issue to be solved. How will real estate of the future look like?

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Globally, the volume of renewable water per capita has declined by 40% in the last 22 years while demand is growing with the population. This article explores the future of water.

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How can new technologies help us to learn more about nature and to protect it?

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This article explores the mistakes of new Eco Cities. Deputy Mayor of Helsinki shares the insight of successful way to handle city's eco-development of the highest level.

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How close are we to capture the motion energy?

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Reaching the solar utopia

Can Tesla and SolarCity merge satisfy the demand? And how Chile made its electricity zero-carbon, and even free?

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"Environmental issues is not an interest, but an obligation." Sir David Attenborough.

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Carbon - you are being taxed!

The upcoming carbon tax should not scare but trigger the sustainable pick as planned by initiators of the policy.

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Heat on the Cold Supply Chain

This time trends heat up the cold chain from all directions: temperature, distance, package, storage, security, and last but not least - environmental impact.

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Managing waste like Singapore

By 2025, the Municipal Solid Waste is expected to double from 1.3 billion tons of solid waste every year to 2.2 billion tons. Singapore masters the waste management. What Singapore can teach us?

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Overview of Eco Cities

By 2011, there were over 170 eco city projects and initiations around the world. Let's evaluate the impact and the cost of the green initiatives worldwide.

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Trains, trains, trains

What are the odds for rail to become the main global transportation system?

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Smart, or even Smarter Houses

What Smart House means for us? Whatever the answer is, we are getting the Smart Solutions in nearest future to our households.

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Controlling the air

The developing mega-cities have to ensure the breathable air. What are the innovations, health and economic issues of air pollution?

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Humanity becomes to be more self-reliant even when in comes to electricity consumption. The industries try self-production as well.

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Expanding underground

Fighting the land shortage when there is no space left around, requires growth to the sky. However, that is not an only option. The underground expansion becomes disputed topic in developing cities supporting trending forward mixing and layering housing in mixed-use development.

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Wind farms are disastrous for real-estate business, reducing the price of nearby houses by 12%. Three Rotterdam firms are about to change this trend, turning wind farm to ultra-green, profitable and most-wanted place to live in with its new Windwheel.

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Let's discuss the predictions, innovators, and existing examples of city private transportation in sustainable perspective.

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Rising the houses and business centers in a matter of days, creating a new market niche and economy type - do it 3D way.

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What happens after I use it? - the question that changed everything.

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How to transform industrial centres into environmentally-friendly and low-carbon areas? Ask Sweden! Industrial centers in the past are now the benchmarks and case studies of efficient ecological design.

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Wasting is one of the largest worldwide environmental problems. American housewife found the solution with Zero Waste Lifestyle. Check out how it changed her life and the world around her.

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When talking about sustainable living and urbanization, urban farming takes an important role. Farming evolves to the next level in urban environments and the lack of space for agriculture in urban areas is an issue which needs solving.

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Why to invest in solar power?

Sun is the most promising energy resource of the future. Did you know that Spain is one of the most advanced countries in the solar power production? 

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