Sustainable Urbanism & Mobility

London declares war on pollution

City of London declares war on pollution

Square Mile to create zero-emissions zone by 2022 and cut speed limit to 15mph


Cementing a revolution

Using LC3 has been proven to be a viable, sustainable alternative to heavily polluting cement lowers greenhouse gas emissions during the production process.


Building ecological ‘houses of tomorrow’ in rural Morocco

A Moroccan start-up, Eco-Dome, is working to create inventive and innovative housing opportunities thanks to traditional materials.


Simulating the City

A Lyonnais startup uses 3D modeling and big data to prepare cities for a more livable, sustainable future.

Best Practices in Green Building

Green building boom in South Africa

Business in Johannesburg are switching to green buildings to help combat the negative effects of the city’s rapid growth.


Neobuild : an experiment in progress

The Neobuild Innovation Centre is a living laboratory for research into energy efficiency.

Santiago’s subway to run on solar and wind power

Solar Potential

The construction of a solar power plant and a wind farm began earlier this year in order to power the underground rail network of the Chilean capital for the next 15 years.

Technopôle Angus

Urban revitalisation project leading the way in Montréal

In Montreal, an industrial fallow was reconverted into a business and residential area that incorporates all of the latest environmental construction standards.

Wattway de Colas

The French solar road paving the way for clean energy

Conceived in France, and emerging as the first of its kind, the solar road is already making waves throughout the energy sector.


Cycling to Recycle

A Nigerian entrepreneur has found a low-tech way to encourage citizens to recycle their trash, clean up their city and make money, too.

Yingchuang Winsun

3D-Printed Garden Villas Unveiled in China

China is actively campaigning for a low-carbon footprint: Chinese company WinSun has managed to developed 3D printing techniques to construct buildings from recovered waste materials.

Zhuzhou Locomotive

Another Milestone for Green Transit in China

CRRC ZhuZhou Locomotive Company introduced two new low-carbon means of public transport this year.