Dubai takes skyscrapers to another level both literally and figuratively, as the emirate attempts to beat its own record for the world's tallest building, while a fully-rotating 80-story residential building is in the works.
Using data recently compiled and released by a Yale University research team, Metrocosm has produced a historical visualization of urbanization since the establishment of the world's first city in 3700 B.C.
With no engineering skills needed, anyone can create their own electricity-free air conditioner "Eco-Cooler" thanks to a copyright-free innovation that recycles used plastic bottles and can reduce indoor temperatures by 5° Celsius.
The green and clean urban movement continues to infiltrate industries across the world, and construction is the latest. From self-healing concrete to transparent solar panels, here are five materials set to revolutionize the often-toxifying way we build.
The crowdfunded project to use India's abundant auto-rickshaws as platforms for activating change started in Mumbai vehicles and has branched out to the capital, rewarding drivers who perform well in gender sensitization training.
An Egyptian traffic app fueled by crowdsourced data, Bey2ollak has introduced new updates designed to solve distinctly local problems as competition in mapping, navigation and congestion applications heat up.
It's perhaps no surprise that cities across the world look to the San Francisco Bay Area as a benchmark for post-industrial urban success: with billions of dollars generated annually, the most innovations in America and enviable levels of liveability, the iconic city certainly stands apart. Meanwhile, looking to bolster an emerging ICT industry, Egypt has its eyes set on creating its own tech industry capital by the Suez Canal, with ambitious plans slowly, but surely coming to life.