With data theft and other forms of cyber-crime making regular headlines globally, organisations can’t afford to ignore how they safeguard their digital systems. But cybersecurity remains an overlooked issue in one incredibly fundamental area: sustainable buildings.
The neighbourhood rag-and-bone man, known as karung guni, collects more waste than the blue recycling bins dotted around Singapore. Are they the secret weapon to dealing with the city-state’s huge waste problem?
A proposal for a US$423 million facility is expected to be approved in one of the biggest cities in the country's capital, despite a law banning incineration. Critics say city governments are at the losing end of this technology.
Abhas K. Jha –
Overcrowded, dirty, and disorderly cities undermine residents’ health as much as their happiness. With urbanisation occurring at an unprecedented rate, there is an urgent need for careful planning, collaboration, communication, and consensus.
As floods in cities become more frequent, urban designers can purposefully design landscapes to withstand flooding while maintaining a community connection to water, say Sasaki's Mary Anne Ocampo and Tao Zhang.
The summit in San Francisco was a rallying cry for community and business leaders around the world to step up on climate action. WorldGBC’s Joelle Chen highlights three takeaways for the building sector to go green.
About four out of every five people impacted by sea-level rise by 2050 will live in East or Southeast Asia, creating an urgent need climate-smart solutions for cities. This year’s Innovate4Climate summit will look at the climate-smart solutions the region needs.
Ping Manongdo –
Mongolia's punishing winters see temperatures falling to 30 degrees below zero, making home insulation a must-have. Here's how an EU-funded initiative is providing an alternative to imported and unsustainable materials that Mongolians use today.