Until recently, most cities grew organically, without a strategy or plan. Nowadays, meticulous plans with smarter and more creative solutions characterize urban planning. Advanced technologies help the cities of tomorrow become more attractive, convenient, and sustainable.
Virtual reality is commonly associated with the gaming and entertainment realm, with users immersing themselves in computer-generated worlds. Yet the technology could play a vital role to revolutionize urban living, with the potential to transform urban landscapes across the globe.
In a city of multitudes, the architectural traditions that characterize the city are far from homogeneous: Sao Paulo is constantly evolving as futuristic designs take their place alongside colonial-era landmarks and much-loved modernist masterpieces.
The Museo Egizio in Turin, Italy, first opened its doors to visitors in 1824. A few years ago, the Egyptian Museum in Turin underwent a massive refurbishment that required innovative access solutions.
Thanks to state-of-the-art technology, employees can often work away from the office nowadays, from a location best suited to their task. Vodafone Germany picked up on this trend and created a modern workplace in Düsseldorf for its 5,000 employees.
Experts are predicting a significant boom in the aging population throughout this century, the likes of which we've never seen before, which in turn will increase the need for state of the art Senior Living Facilities.
Every year the congress center in Altbach becomes the interdisciplinary meeting spot for 5,000 Europeans from science, business, politics, and culture.