Ecopolitan Developments

Emerging micro cities focused on eco initiatives
Implications - In addition to revitalizing existing urban centers and residences with eco-friendly elements, nations are building niche cities specifically to meet ecological goals. The burgeoning creation of eco-centric cities raises opportunities for more green-living products in all industries.
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Warm Top 6 Examples: 117,620 Total Clicks Apr 09 - Dec 09
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High-Rise Parks - Vertical City in Mexico City Designed to Help Reduce Smog
SCORE: 6.2
Hot 27,637 Clicks Pub: Jun 24, 09
High-Rise Parks
Vertical City in Mexico City Designed to Help Reduce Smog
The Vertical City project in Mexico City is a skyscraper park which was designed to help reduce thickening smog and deal with overpopulation issues. Designer Jorge Hernandez De La Garza created the building… [More]
Underground Cities - Nevada Desert Oasis is a Safe Haven for Natural Disasters
SCORE: 5.7
Hot 27,269 Clicks Pub: Sep 16, 09
Underground Cities
Nevada Desert Oasis is a Safe Haven for Natural Disasters
The concept of a water-poor world is becoming a reality. Matsys Designs has embarked on a project to combat the problem with its Sietch Nevada development, essentially an underground city inspired by the… [More]
Futuristic Utopian Landscapes - Luc Schuiten's 'Vegetal City' is Harmonious With Nature
SCORE: 5.1
Hot 19,831 Clicks Pub: Aug 2, 09
Futuristic Utopian Landscapes
Luc Schuiten's 'Vegetal City' is Harmonious With Nature
Luc Schuiten’s ‘Vegetal City’ is an exhibit that explores the possibilities of utopia. This idealistic series of architectural drawings and models imagines a world in which even our cities are in… [More]
Eco-Centric Cities - Self-Sustaining Sunflower Umbrella City in United Arab Emirates
SCORE: 3.6
Warm 10,733 Clicks Pub: Sep 8, 09
Eco-Centric Cities
Self-Sustaining Sunflower Umbrella City in United Arab Emirates
Striving to be more eco-conscious is a shared worldwide goal. With everyone clamouring to save the earth, cities are looking at different ways to lessen their carbon footprint and be more environmentally… [More]
Floating Green Micro-Cities - The SESU Seastead Ocean Society is Tomorrow's Utopia
SCORE: 5.2
Warm 18,240 Clicks Pub: Jul 14, 09
Floating Green Micro-Cities
The SESU Seastead Ocean Society is Tomorrow's Utopia
This floating ocean society, the SESU Seastead, was created by Estonian architect Marko Järvela of Hirvesoo Arhitektibüroo. The utopia not only caters to basic needs and being very environmentally-friendly,… [More]
Solar Cities - Zero-Emission Babcock Ranch in Florida Models Eco Sustainablity
SCORE: 5.5
Warm 13,910 Clicks Pub: Apr 15, 09
Solar Cities
Zero-Emission Babcock Ranch in Florida Models Eco Sustainablity
The Babcock Ranch in Florida will be developed on 17,000 acres, include 19,500 residential units, 6 million SF commercial space, and aspires to be a net-zero emissions solar-powered city. The development… [More]