Last edited 28 Jan 2019

4 Eco-Cities of the Future

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Despite the urban population taking up just 2% of the world’s land, it uses 75% of the world’s resources.

With the world population estimated to reach 9.7 billion by 2050, conscious countries are building their own eco-cities, hoping to provide a solution to the environmental crisis’ they are currently facing.

This article presents the construction plans of four eco-cities of the future, with each one maximising space and minimising commissions.

Sino-Singapore Tianjin Eco-city (China)

New Clark City (Philippines)

Quayside, Toronto (Canada)

Pena Station (Colorado)

  • As a sunny location, there will be an abundance of rooftop solar panels to generate renewable energy.
  • The city will have its own microgrid that will store excess solar energy for backup.
  • Panasonic is planning to open a headquarters a short four-minute walk from the train station, cutting down the need for cars.

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