By 2050, almost 70% of the world's population will live in cities. But not just any old city, mind you! Cities offering a greener living environment are – and are set to become – increasingly popular. So, let's take a look at the issue of urban planning.
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Making paint synonymous with the circular economy
Is it possible to create professional paint with a small carbon footprint and low emissivity? It is, with the start-up, CIRCOULEUR. It is an innovation from Matching Up that has been tested on our sites!
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Building work began on Greencity exactly two years ago. Today, the neighbourhood is coming to life. Residents have taken over the first homes in the eco-neighbourhood located to the south of Zurich in Switzerland.
This is an entirely new approach to construction, a more ethical and sustainable one. It involves predicting changes in usage, and the reversibility of a building after construction The aim is to be able to change the building's purpose easily to accompany changes in lifestyle and in the regions themselves.
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Leonardo da Vinci. This quote could be the motto of biomimicry. What does that mean for the real estate sector? Bio-based real estate: reinventing a city by living organisms, for living organisms. Pauline Philippe tell us more.