Category URBAN HABITAT

Green roofs can make a big difference in urban jungles
URBAN HABITAT

Green roofs can make a big difference in urban jungles

Parks and green roofs are being adopted in many cities, in what is seen as a solution to both a lack of green space and a food shortage. Wherever insects abound, various species of birds also tend to thrive. However, invasive agricultural practices, including the use of pesticides, and relentless urban sprawl pose growing threats to insects, birds, and other wildlife, especially in places where space is already at a premium.

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URBAN HABITAT

Future transport technologies, surprising

Just when you thought your trip was getting too routine. Over the next decade, the idea of ​​getting to work on time, going indoors for your family vacation, or even going to a game will get a lot easier. The cars will be driven on predetermined routes. The trains will use new magnetic rail systems.
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URBAN HABITAT

Sustainable cities, the future has arrived

In his novel New York 2140, Kim Stanley paints a sad but scientifically plausible picture of the world to come. As climate change has caused sea level rise, the Big Apple looks like a giant version of Venice. People who have stayed there live in the main skyscraper stories and are forced to constantly check their buildings looking for leaks.
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URBAN HABITAT

How a passive house reduces energy consumption by up to 80%

A passive house combines a high level of comfort with a very low energy consumption. Makes efficient use of the sun, internal heat sources and heat recovery ventilation to a level such that conventional heating systems are practically not necessary A passive house enjoys a comfortable temperature in winter or summer and a quality much higher than traditional construction.
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URBAN HABITAT

Green roofs can make a big difference in urban jungles

Parks and green roofs are being adopted in many cities, in what is seen as a solution to both a lack of green space and a food shortage. Wherever insects abound, various species of birds also tend to thrive. However, invasive agricultural practices, including the use of pesticides, and relentless urban sprawl pose growing threats to insects, birds, and other wildlife, especially in places where space is already at a premium.
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URBAN HABITAT

Green roofs and living walls, nature at home

What are Green Roofs? A roof is an unlikely place for a beautiful landscape. However, many shrubs, grasses, asters, bulbs, agaves, poppies, tick seeds, and many other plants can thrive on our roof. Green roofs are multifactorial in their performance and function.
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