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  • Categories: Society

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  • Categories: Architecture

    Can Vertical Cities Solve Urban Population Overload?

    By 2050, 70 percent of the world’s forecasted 10 billion population will live in cities, translating into roughly 7 billion urban dwellers, compared to 4.4 billion today. Most of this booming urbanization will take place in emerging economies such as China, India, and Indonesia. Even though these countries boast a vast land mass, they might still struggle to accommodate this urban growth in […]

  • Categories: Society

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    Given the unprecedented numbers of older persons in cities, urban areas must meet the changing demands. Our cities must become “age-ready"

  • Categories: Architecture

    4 Stunning Examples of Eco-Friendly Hotels

    An estimated market value of USD 1 trillion in 2022 and expected to jump to a whopping USD 8.4 trillion by 2032, millions of travelers are losing interest in resort tourism and favor smaller, eco-friendly establishments.

  • Categories: Security

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    An automatic door confers many advantages to both the operator and the user, especially if it's manufactured in compliance with strict standards and regulations, including work code, fire safety, accessibility, burglar-proofing, and energy savings. Nevertheless, following years of usage, it might still be necessary to replace it for the following reasons.

  • Categories: Society

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  • Categories: Architecture

    How Metaverse Might Be a Playground for Architects

    Metaverse doesn't refer to a single specific technology but a combination of multiple elements, including VR, AR, aspects of social media, online gaming, in 3D spaces. The term describes a vast transformation in how people interact with technology rather than a method.