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Sustainable Sidewalk

Downtown sees a shift towards environmentally beneficial infrastructure

Implications - Drawing energy from bustling city hubs, urban infrastructure is seeing a transition towards roads and sidewalks that can channel the power from huge concentrations of people towards making positive impacts on the surrounding environment. This impending shift is coming at an opportune time alongside the emergence of eco-conscious vehicles, ensuring that the cities themselves will also be up-to-par with the new wave of environmental technologies.
Workshop Question - How is the environment of your consumer evolving and how does that impact your branding or messaging?
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Retail-Focused Smart Streets
Retail-Focused Smart Streets
London's Intelligent Bird Street Features Pedestrian-Powered Retail
Bird Street, an under-utilized side road that branches off of London’s iconic Oxford Street, has been transformed into the city’s first “Smart Street”—a shopping lane... MORE
Solar Cell-Embedded Roads
Solar Cell-Embedded Roads
'Solmove' is Designing a Flexible Glass Carpet Filled with Solar Cells
‘Solmove’ is a German startup that is currently developing a flexible carpet embedded with solar cells. With countries such as Amsterdam and France already installing solar bike paths... MORE
Solar-Powered Bike Lanes
Solar-Powered Bike Lanes
A Polish Engineering Firm Developed a Luminous Solar-Powered Bike Path
Poland has developed a solar-powered bike lane in the town of Lidzbark Warminski as a sustainable solution to keep nighttime cyclists safe. The luminous strip is made up of man-made materials,... MORE
Groundbreaking Solar Panel Roads
Groundbreaking Solar Panel Roads
France Has Built the World's First Solar-Powered Road
In an attempt to improve its ability to be sustainable, a small village in Normandy, France, has created the world’s first solar panel road. The road is one kilometer long and was designed... MORE
Pedestrian-Powered Street Lights
Pedestrian-Powered Street Lights
These Solar Street Lights Are Placed in Tourist-Filled Las Vegas
The solar street lights in downtown Las Vegas provide an eco-friendly method of illuminating their surroundings. The street lights were implemented by the city’s community services through... MORE
Energy-Generating Solar Sidewalks
Energy-Generating Solar Sidewalks
Thomson Rivers University is Aiming to Be More Sustainable
Thompson Rivers University, which is based in British Columbia, Canada, will construct a solar sidewalk that is the first of its kind in the country. The sidewalk will be placed in front of the... MORE
Lighted Pedestrians Crosswalks
Lighted Pedestrians Crosswalks
'Lighted Zebra Crossing' is a Safe Road Feature in the Netherlands
Pedestrian crossings pose a significant safety hazard for people on the roads, and the ‘Lighted Zebra Crossing’ is one infrastructural attempt to make those urban elements as safe as... MORE

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