Bike sharing in African cities has lagged due to lack of dedicated lanes and the perception that cycling is for the poor, worsening traffic jams and pollution.
Diane Hoskins discusses how cities can work to provide sustainable, yet innovative design to our cities.
As populations age, our view of what it means to become older will have to change.
A team of researchers from MIT has invented a type of swarm robot builders they call Fiberbots that can weave sizable structures from the material, like robotic silkworms — no human conta...
On a recent summer morning, Suntali Rai was busy counting and stacking zinc sheets as she prepared to lay them on the roof of the house she had started building a month earlier.
At the moment cities typically designate a single purpose for a piece of land.
China’s economic transformation is going hand-in-hand with a massive infrastructure boom
It's just 30 metres long at the moment, but offers an alternative use for plastic waste to prevent it becoming pollution.
The CERN particle accelerator began operation on September 10th, 2008.
The Thai capital is particularly vulnerable to flooding, and to make matters worse it is sinking by one to two centimetres a year.
The country's first billion-dollar company wants to make flat-pack homes global and become the IKEA of real estate.
The offshore farm is set to open in Rotterdam and is the first of its kind in the world.
China's battery capacity has experienced rapid growth.
Is infrastructure investment enough to boost Arab World economies?
A new, surprisingly simple, alternative to pumped-hydro has been developed by a start-up.