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When nature inspires tomorrow's urban techs

Without knowing, you are surrounded by technologies inspired by nature. Biomimicry is bringing on a new industrial revolution, introducing “an era based not on what we can...

May 12th, 2017

Don't worry, be happy (in your city)

Being happy is one of everyone’s main life goals. Buf if the pursuit of happiness is an individual quest, more and more experts highlight the importance of happy places and...

April 28th, 2017

Work is changing, and it changes cities too

Once upon a time, people had a lifetime job with one single employer. The majority of jobs were full-time ones in structured companies, and manufacturing jobs were a...

March 20th, 2017
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Meet the first promotion of FAIRE, the new Parisian urban incubator

After the creation of dedicated accelerators for tourism, logistics and mobility start-ups, Paris pursues its...

May 12th, 2017
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After cars, buses are about to get autonomous too

Not a day goes by without hearing of a new revelation or impressive step towards the achievement of the autonomous...

May 29th, 2017
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Discover modular mini farms, the future of urban farming

You’ve probably heard a lot about urban farming lately, from aquaponic installations to ambitious urban farming...

May 15th, 2017
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ByCycling, the app that lets your company pay you to bike to work

Other facts can influence people to change their mobility habits: having showers and bike parking at work will...

April 12th, 2017
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World’s first ultra-low emissions zone planned in London

Mayor Sadiq Khan, who wants a greener future for London, set out a new plan to clean up toxic air within the city....

April 19th, 2017
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What if Europe invested in an artificial island to produce electricity?

Global warming being an urging issue, more and more countries aim to only use renewable energies. When China and...

April 12th, 2017
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Discover the first 3D printed bridge in the world

Every day, 3D printing shows its seemingly boundless potential. From artificial hearts and jewellery to...

February 22nd, 2017
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Transforming the heart of Paris

With the Notre Dame cathedral, the Ile de la Cité is a must-see destination mentioned in every Paris tour guide....

March 16th, 2017
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The art of bus stops in the former Soviet Union

We often associate Soviet Union architecture with massive buildings made of grey concrete. Surprisingly, other...

March 20th, 2017
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The world’s longest elevated cycling path just opened in China

Are Chinese cities converting to a more bike-oriented design? The city of Xiamen gives an impressive demonstration...

February 20th, 2017
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With Movement, Uber offers access to its traffic data

Thanks to its app, Uber has collected a great amount of data about how people move around cities. Precious...

February 9th, 2017
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Paris mayor unveils plan to restrict traffic and extend car-free streets

Nothing seems to stop Anne Hidalgo in her resolution to reduce car traffic in Paris. After ...

February 7th, 2017