For centuries, cities have been laboratories for new progressive ideas. Facing climate change, they can act like pioneers for a sustainable lifestyle.
Digital technologies can save time and money in construction, but the complexity of the processes will make automation difficult.
Temperatures in cities need to fall – and fast. But how?
Buildings accounts for a huge proportion of the world’s energy consumption. Zoom on some innovative solutions to cut the waste.
It’s the world’s most ubiquitous construction material – but it comes with a hefty environmental cost.
An expert discusses the challenges of creating a major district entirely with floating houses.
Towards a more intimate musical experience: Hamburg and Paris introduce innovative acoustics to their spectacular new concert halls.
Wood has seen a slow-paced renaissance since the early 1990s, but ambitious proposals for timber structures now seem to appear.