The Future of Cities
The Future of Cities
Mission
Making Progress Last
22 minutes Posted Nov 2, 2018 at 9:34 am.
Over the past ten episodes, we have heard about technologies, innovations, and ideas that will make cities smarter, happier and more productive places than ever before. So how do we make sure it lasts? In this episode, we explore how cities can interact with the natural environment around them in a positive way.
What it means to be a sustainable city.
How building materials impact sustainability.
Measuring embodied impact.
How location and density affects sustainability.
Trees as keys to unlocking environmental benefits.
Singapore as an example of greening a city.
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Over the past ten episodes, we have heard about technologies, innovations, and ideas that will make cities smarter, happier and more productive places than ever before. So how do we make sure it lasts? In this episode, we explore how cities can interact with the natural environment around them in a positive way.   (2:25) What it means to be a sustainable city. (4:30) How building materials impact sustainability. (11:10) Measuring embodied impact. (14:20) How location and density affects sustainability. (15:38) Trees as keys to unlocking environmental benefits. (17:15) Singapore as an example of greening a city. (19:23) Why we need to rethink our city infrastructures.    To learn more about The Future of Cities, visit FutureOfCities.com. This podcast is presented by Katerra. Better, faster, lower cost building projects are long overdue. Katerra is applying technology to optimize every aspect of building design and construction. To learn more about how you can join their growing team, visit katerra.com.