In the building and public works sector, eco-design is gaining ground. But obstacles are emerging. / Christophe Gobin, Vinci
Slums are, in their own way, labs for everyday urban life. They are also labs for the sustainable city. / Julien Damon
Construction methods have begun an accelerated shift towards increased efficiency. Insulation solutions are undergoing a huge wave of innovation.
Asia and key emerging countries have embarked in an impressive movement of infrastructure urbanization and modernization.
The construction sector is going through a phase of unprecedented innovation. And the industry of brick and tile is at the heart of this revolution.
Ecodistricts look like a promising solution towards inventing the ultimate sustainable city. But they are also a cause of debate.
By specializing in the design of system architectures, major industrial players have evolved into becoming service providers.
For a long time, public water service was focused on supply. The whole model is to be reinvented. Along which lines? / Bernard Barraqué & Laure Isnard
Smart cities are emerging but technology falls short of creating urban dynamics by itself. Rather than implementing smart devices, the challenge is empowerment.
The analysis of billions of calls across a number of countries has led to a surprising conclusion. / by Orange Labs researchers