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Architecture that repairs itself?
Venice, Italy is sinking. To save it, Rachel Armstrong says we need to outgrow architecture made of inert materials and, well, make architecture that grows itself. She proposes a not-quite-alive material that does its own repairs and sequesters carbon, too.
Sustainable Development in Asia - Malaysia & Vietnam
BBCs Series "Develop or Die" looks at Developing Countries around Asia, and the different challenges each face to continue their development amindst Global Concerns about Climate Change, CO2 Emissions, increasing Pollution, and public demand for increased sustainable development both in developed Countries but also the rapidly developing regions of the Planet.rnrnIn this Episode Malaysia (Part 1 of 2) highlights the challenges faced as transport and construction boom, while in Part 2 Vietnam sets an example with regard to the increasing Tourist Industry in Asia.
Sustainable World: Curitiba, Brazil - public transportation
Short documentary made for CNBC which examines positive solutions to environmental problems. This film looks at the progressive public transport system in Brazil.
Future of Connected and Sustainable Cities
A short film looking at the challenges and opportunities facing cities.
City Governance and Technology
District of Columbia government employees talk about promoting more transparent government & more efficient delivery of government services through their use of Google Apps.
Intelligent transportation Systems
European Commission Video explaining Intelligent transportation Systems.
Sustainable Urban Infrastructure
Andy Lipkis, Founder and President of TreePeople, describes how this organization has pioneered an integrated approach to managing urban ecosystems as watersheds in the Los Angeles region. This involves strategic tree planting, tree-mimicking technologies, and community engagement to generate multiple solutions to the environmental threats facing our cities, including ensuring a sustainable water supply, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, preventing water and air pollution, fostering stronger neighborhoods, and creating jobs.
Green urban development
Inspired by the book Natural Capital, developer Joe Van Belleghem transforms a toxic site into a green development that's totally backed by the city and community in Victoria, B.C. Conserves energy, water, heat, materials, and shares some with the neighbors.
As cities grow, transportation plans must head for the future

One of Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission's (JNNURM) visions is to have cities where the public mass transport system rules.....

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