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CITIES THAT IMITATE NATURE TO CHANGE THE FUTURE

By the middle of this century, 70% of the global population will be concentrated in cities. This widespread urban growth will bring with it an increase in the consumption of resources, but also in the waste generated, multiplying the carbon footprint in the atmosphere. To curb this impact, cities are looking to implement new sustainable models inspired by nature itself.

20/05/2020

Innovation

WOODEN SKYSCRAPERS, AN AGE-OLD IDEA THAT IS NOW VIABLE

The natural beauty of Lake Peñuelas National Reserve (Chile) can now be viewed from a new privileged position: the top floor of the tallest wooden building in Latin America, which symbolizes a growing architectural trend in different areas of the planet. The use of this age-old material promises environmental sustainability, novel experiences for its inhabitants and a new benchmark for the cities of the future.

13/05/2020

Innovation

APPS TO CONTAIN THE PANDEMIC AND SAVE CIVIL LIBERTIES

Covid-19 tracking apps make smartphones essential tools for controlling coronavirus outbreaks. This purpose has brought Apple and Google together for the first time to develop a global solution. Faced with the great challenge of the end of lockdown, governments are looking for an ally in new technologies.

06/05/2020

Innovation

The challenge of designing a less sexist world

Technology introduces the gender perspective into design to put an end to male bias, which has limited not only scientific progress and its achievements, but even the conquest of space. From air conditioning to medicines, this paradigm shift incorporates gender differences to enhance usability, but especially to improve health and safety.

29/04/2020

Innovation

The pioneers who forged the soul of Silicon Valley

A review of the history of the birth of Silicon Valley through some of the key figures who played a role in the development of this region, whose GDP today exceeds that of many developed countries thanks to the technological and business activity it hosts.

22/04/2020

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