“We hope that to live here is to become a better citizen of nature,” she says. “That might mean things as small as not moving a birds nest from your balcony or things as big as maintaining a microclimate on site. This is more necessary today than ever.” The neighborhood was designed in collaboration with biologists and environmental engineers, and preserves 40% of the 45-acre project site as undeveloped habitat for local flora and fauna. Nature is also literally integrated into the infrastructure: nests for songbirds and bats will be built into the housing facades; Fælledby will be comprised of three “mini-villages,” with the center of each featuring new ponds as habitats for frogs and salamanders; and community gardens will provide flowers to attract butterflies. … [Read more...] about In this new neighborhood, every building will be made entirely out of wood
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There is, however, a silver lining: That same increased metabolism of cities is also their great innovation secret. The more people there are in an area, and the more densely they’re networked, the more startups get created and the more patents get filed. Thus, cities might be massive resource drains, but they also create the innovative spark that will likely create the next green revolution. … [Read more...] about By 2050, 70% Of The World’s Population Will Be Urban. Is That A Good Thing?
UVARCL is among the top 10 asset reconstruction companies in the country in terms of book building with a CAGR of 109 per cent over the last three years, the website said. The assets listed in its annual report of 2017-18 are concentrated in the infrastructure sector (53.68 per cent in value), followed by food processing (9.44 per cent) and steel (5.53 per cent).Get access to India's fastest growing financial subscriptions service Moneycontrol Pro for as little as Rs 599 for first year. Use the code "GETPRO". Moneycontrol Pro offers you all the information you need for wealth creation including actionable investment ideas, independent research and insights & analysis For more information, check out the Moneycontrol website or mobile app. … [Read more...] about UVARCL, highest bidder for Reliance Communications, is largely unknown: Report
The European Union (EU) would reportedly vote to force all smartphone makers to ship a standardised charging port like USB Type-C with each device. The move is said to be done to reduce electronic waste and offer more convenience to consumers. The voting session on the matter is said to be held in the upcoming Parliament session. … [Read more...] about EU may vote on forcing all smartphone makers to ship devices with similar charging port