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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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High-Rise Parks
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
Futuristic Utopian Landscapes
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
Underground Cities
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
Eco-Centric Cities
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
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
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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
Swimming Cities
Swimming Cities
Andras Gyorfi Designs an All-Inclusive City on the Sea
“The Swimming City” by Andras Gyorfi is what the future of green innovation is all about. The city has all a person would ever want and need within its boundaries, including a swimming pool, amphitheater,… MORE
Green Metropolis Makeovers
Green Metropolis Makeovers
Guangzhou, China Revamps for the Future With New Southern-Axis
Heller Manus Architects from San Francisco is the team responsible for redesigning Guangzhou, China. They are implementing a new Southern-axis, which will tie in nicely with the Northern-axis they just… MORE
Geothermal Cities
Geothermal Cities
Paris To Heat Homes Using 135 Degree F Underground Water
I love Paris in the springtime… and the summer… and the fall… Okay, I just love Paris! One thing that even further endears that gorgeous city to me is the residents’ active pursuit of the green… MORE

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