Rapid urbanization has put pressure on air pollution, and the number of cars in cities is increasing year by year. During traffic jams, cars sit idle for long periods of time, increasing emissions. The design team at shenyang university of technology has found a way to encourage citizens to use cars with low pollution and energy consumption. Aerobic commuter trains help create truly environmentally friendly lifestyles.
With an aging population in the Western world and the strain on health services, Blink as a compact smart device is used at home to measure vital signs and perform basic medical tests. It guides the user to take their own blood pressure and body temperature and can also be used to perform blood, urine and saliva tests. The collected data is reported to a physician and enables feedback thereby empowering users to self-monitor, and encouraging a more proactive attitude towards their own health. The ambition for Blink will improve the quality of healthcare by saving time, money and energy.
In an era when electric vehicles have replaced gasoline engines and created a monotonous experience - this is the vehicle that will take you to your destination, in an high-interacted way. Designed with a high ergonomic standard and simplicity, that comes from the organic shapes of the Seashell. This also comes from the user's sense of safety, that feels like a protected pearl in a seashell. Honda Shell 2030 includes an innovative tilt system, that comes from the lower 'V scissors' chassis of the vehicle, which gives it efficiency in the turning circle, and a whole new user experience.
An innovative water supply embedded system in iPlant guaranties plants life long for a month. A new intelligent irrigation system is used to provide the necessary water for roots. This solution is an approach for water consumption concerns. Also, smart sensors could check soil nutrients composition, moisture level, and other soil and plant health factors and, according to plant type, compares them with standard level and then send notifications to the iPlant mobile application.
Megalopolis X will be the new center in the heart of the greater bay area, close to the border between Hong Kong and Shenzhen. The master plan integrates architecture with pedestrian networks, parks and public spaces. Above and below ground transportation networks are being planned by maximizing connectivity in the city. A below ground sustainable infrastructure network will provide systems for district cooling and automatic waste treatment in a seamless manner. The aim is to establish a creative master plan framework of how cities will be designed in the future.
The Vertical + Horizontal Farm tower offers a concept on what agriculture will become for the next 50 years. As more and more people migrate to the city and our insatiable appetite increase, the concept of the metropolis vertical farm has to be considered and realized sooner then we think. Using London as the base city for the tower, the V + H tower utilize the next generation of sustainable energy technology to supply local population with low cost and high quality crops.