The Museum of Transport will move into the former MÁV Northern Vehicle Repair Shop, which was a disused and empty building complex for a long time. Re-using existing buildings, technologies and materials, the new Museum of Transport will house new exhibitions.
The Sunimplant project participated in the latest edition of the Solar Decathlon, which was held for the first time in Africa. The international competition, which takes place every two years, challenges teams including students to develop highly efficient and innovative buildings that run solely on solar energy.
Sunimplant aims to be truly sustainable and therefore not only uses technology to address higher energy efficiency requirements and climate emergency demands, but also considers the health of habitats using remediation knowledge.
Trojena will be an iconic, world-class destination that combines natural and developed landscapes - offering a unique, people-centred experience for residents and visitors alike. The destination will be home to six distinctive development districts, with a focus on personalised experiences combining real and virtual architectural and engineering innovations. This will create a destination unlike any other in the world.
In the village of Vadgaon in Sangli district, India, the village siren sounds every evening at 7pm, alerting residents to switch off their TVs and mobile phones. The devices can be switched back on when the village council gives the signal again at 8:30 pm.
Oceanix designs and builds floating cities for people that are in harmony with nature, so that they can provide a sustainable living space for people. The aim is to create new coastal land that adapts to sea level rise.
The Orbit is a “vision for a next-generation community”, one that will transform Innisfil, a farming town of 43,000 people in Ontario with a raft of new technologies. “The Orbit is a cutting-edge community where small town and rural lifestyles co-exist with the benefits and attributes of urban living,” the development company said in a statement. The project was “catalysed” by the decision to start construction of a “next-generation transit hub”, GO Metrolinx, which will provide better connections to the likes of Toronto, just 60km away when it opens at some point between 2022 and 2025.
Based on future smart technology solutions, Zalaegerszeg's tourism developments will help tourists to find their way around and get information based on their experience. This includes a downtown wifi network, touch screen information systems and computer and smartphone applications.
An exciting example of tactical urbanism in Hungary is the creation of a "New Boulevard" in Budapest, between the Small and the Great Boulevard (more precisely between Andrássy street and Üllői street, connecting Székely Mihály - Kazinczy - Szentkirályi streets), where, according to the project description, "people like to walk, shop, organise community activities and neighbourhood programmes: a people-centred boulevard, where human encounters and urban recreation are at the forefront, alongside the birdsong."
Taking road space from motorists can be politically risky, but in Milan – one of Europe’s most congested cities – it’s starting to pay off.
In 2018, the municipality launched its Piazze Aperte ‘Open Squares’ initiative, using paint and planters, benches and ping-pong tables to reclaim public space for people to enjoy.
The City of Charlotte’s Department of Transportation (CDoT) has launched an app designed to improve safety for motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists.
The TravelSafely App, which has been rolled out as a pilot project in South End, connects users to an electronic network of intersection and crosswalk data, as well as to each other.