Lansing, Olympia and Madison are the latest U.S. capitals to get federal design help aimed at creating “greener, healthier and more vibrant neighborhoods.”
De Ceuvel will transform the formerly vacant industrial plot into an eco-haven for creative professionals.
The 2,749-foot height of SkyCity is impressive, but the prefab construction, insulated modules and extreme density are making green building advocates swoon.
A look at some green building designs for large communities that caught our attention in recent months and may (or may not) become reality in the next several years.
A sort of giant hovercraft, the Heaven and Earth Floating City design imagines our future above Earth by using magnetic levitation technology.
This year’s TED Prize has gone not to an individual, but to a website that aims to empower people and organizations to collaborate in designing the “City 2.0.”
The conceptual i-Go bike, designed to be rented by urban residents, stores the excess power you produce and then feeds it back into the grid when you’re done.
A new concept called the Sustainable City Light collects energy from the sun and wind during the day and lights up at night only when needed.