perfect city

What is a “perfect city”? What makes a city “perfect” and why? There are lots of good suggestions about what a perfect system needs. They suggest a very broad range of features. Most of these features are already in effect in cities around the world.

How Can We Make The Perfect City? Real Engineering – YouTube

Here are other suggestions for technologies that could contribute to making a perfect city 100 years in the future.

Life in a Crazy-Small 8m2 Tokyo Apartment – YouTube
This super tiny Tokyo apartment may just be one of the smallest places we have seen so far, yet at 8 m2 (82 ft2) it still provides a perfect space to allow Emma (originally from Australia) to live…
How Can We Make The Perfect City? ft. Real Engineering – YouTube
What makes a perfect city and why? There are lots of good suggestions about what a perfect system needs. They suggest a very broad range of features. Most of these features are already in effect in…
Outside the box: Celebrating the shipping container in architecture
Large numbers of shipping containers are manufactured each year, transported to far-flung ports, and frequently discarded. These unwanted shells can be purchased relatively cheaply and given a new…
Residential building made from 140 shipping containers
two separate volumes of residential units are hinged at the narrow east end of the lot, framing the social space of the open interior courtyard,” says Lot-ek. “As in a billboard, the buil…
Energy Vault to build grid-level, gravity-fed battery from a tower of concrete blocks
Energy Vault has just launched an innovative new system that stores potential energy in a huge tower of concrete blocks, which can be “dropped” by a crane to harvest the kinetic energy.
Dutch firm shows off flying car – AOPA
The quest to fly, land, fold airfoils, and hit the road has produced two competing designs, a flying car showdown of sorts with both contenders reported to be closing in on their first customer del…
Hybrid cell turns sunlight and water into hydrogen and electricity
Artificial photosynthesis devices can split water into hydrogen and oxygen, but they still suffer from some efficiency issues. Now a new hybrid device may be able to recover some of the energy that…

 

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