Modern technologies are enabling fully autonomous, self-aware city systems to improve and prosper without the need for human intervention.
This emerging form of infrastructure is capable of efficiently harnessing energy, growing food, monitoring operations and taking appropriate actions to make repairs that ensure the safe and continuous operation of environmentally conscious cities.
- Location-independent, self-sustaining cities make use of uninhabitable areas and increase livable space across the globe.
- Closed-loop living systems reduce the exchange of resources necessary to maintain upkeep of communities, increasing efficiencies in energy and product consumption.
- By addressing basic needs, regenerative temporary housing solutions reintroduce comfort, safety and dignity to individuals displaced by disaster or tragedy.
860 billion people live in slums without proper access to safe water, power and sanitation, or security.
1.1 billion connected things were used by smart cities in 2015, rising to 9.7 billion by 2020.
65.3 million people around the world have been forced from their homes in 2016. Among them are nearly 21.3 million refugees, over half of whom are under the age of 18.
4% Is the percent of US businesses with 20 or more employees using marketing automation software.
54% of the world’s population live in urban areas, a proportion that is expected to increase to 66% by 2050.
30% Is the the fuel efficiency improvement driverless cars can make in the US due to smoother traffic flows and less accident-related congestion.
Self-sustained neighborhood will grow its own food, power itself, and hand its own waste providing a proof of concept for inhabiting previously inhospitable areas
Modular shelter solution helps people in need
Off-the-grid 3D printed home tests new construction and energy conservation techniques
Solar panel manufacturer creates drone charging network to deliver supplies