Tag Archives: materials

Apps (application programs) – Different programs are used to work with different types of information. The totality of software that allows solving various user tasks for processing different types of information without resorting to programming is called application software. Application software simplifies the interaction of the computer user with different types of information. Application programs […]

What is alternative energy? Energy resources are divided into non-renewable and renewable according to their ability to be obtained quickly in the natural environment. Non-renewable resources include fossil fuels (oil, coal, natural gas), which are produced much more slowly than they are consumed. The definition of renewable resources is rather vague. This group includes various […]

Features of an eco-city. A sustainable, stable, or ecological city is built to minimize the negative impact on the environment. In such settlements, one tries to reduce water and energy consumption, and eliminate carbon dioxide air pollution and unreasonable heat emission. The word “eco-city” was first used in the book “The Berkeley Eco-City” by Richard […]

Market economy- a set of economic relations that develop in the sphere of commodity-money relations on the market. The market economy has a complex structure – it includes several types of markets and developed infrastructure. The main types of markets are: a) market of goods and services, b) the market of factors of production, c) […]

Biotechnology – a set of technologies that use the methods characteristic of living nature to transform matter and obtain a variety of useful effects. These technologies include bioengineering (genetic engineering), biological synthesis of polymers and composites, drugs, vaccines, and diagnostic kits, as well as technologies of various applications of biotechnological methods in medicine and agriculture […]

Solar power is one of the largest alternative energy and renewable energy sources (RES) segments. Today, it is customary to distinguish between three main solar energy technologies: solar energy can be used to generate electricity (photovoltaics, PV), to obtain concentrated thermal energy for subsequent power generation (concentrated solar power, CSP), or direct heating of the […]

Low Impact Development (LID) has been defined as “development that, through its adverse environmental impacts, either enhances or does not significantly degrade the quality of the environment.” The relationship between potential developers and UK planning authorities since the 1980s has led to a multitude of unique, locally adapted developments, often using natural, local, and reclaimed […]

Green camouflage, sometimes greenwashing, is a form of environmental marketing that makes extensive use of “green” PR and techniques that aim to mislead consumers about an organization’s or manufacturer’s environmental goals for a product or service and present them in a favorable light.   The purpose of greenwashing is to obtain reputational and financial benefits […]

Environmental health is the study of how environmental factors can harm human health and how to identify, prevent, and control such effects. (University of Washington) The influence of the environment on human health is quite significant. Many diseases arise from atmospheric pollution, poor drinking water, and consumption of chemically treated food. Health depends 50% on […]

Green building materials – Composed of renewable and/or recycled materials, rather than nonrenewable resources. What kinds of green building materials are there? Building materials that are energy-efficient, sustainable, reusable, and that help and do not harm the planet are very important in the construction industry. Green building materials do one or more of the following: […]

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design LEED – an ecology-oriented building certification program run under the auspices of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Before the introduction of LEED, the construction industry had no established standard for defining what constituted an energy-efficient and environmentally friendly project. Since its introduction in 1998, the LEED system has […]

Viima

May 2, 2022 LEADERS

Viima democratizes innovation that helps companies to develop, evaluate, and prioritize ideas better and faster.

Global Marketing – marketing of global organizations that operate by treating the entire world as one big market. It assumes free movement of services, products, and labor, as well as material values based on the principle of “transparency” of state borders. The first step in its implementation is the realization of the project of a […]

Sustainability – the maintenance and betterment of the ecological, social, and economic health of a city. “Sustainability” is a completely new model for the use of resources and the interaction between man and nature. The main goal is to build a new innovative environment with a society that cares about the environment. Sustainable development is […]

US, June 2022 aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers, and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Architecture, Landscape, Interior Design, and Urban Planning.

Information collection methods Despite the huge variety of research methods and techniques, the general scheme of activities implemented in the framework of market research, simple and clear enough. The main sources of obtaining marketing information are: Interviews and surveys; Registration (observation); Experiment; Panel; Expert evaluation. Interviews (surveys) – finding out people’s position or getting a […]

High albedo concrete is a special type of pavement that reflects more light than dark-colored materials due to its lighter color. This causes the concrete to have a lower surface temperature, resulting in less energy needed to cool surrounding buildings and less energy consumed by nighttime lighting. Your clicks help us to continue

biophilic design is an innovative method of design that incorporates elements of nature into modern design to help restore and preserve our innate need to affiliate with nature. Means “love of the living” – in interior design it means elements of nature organically woven into the room. For example, a bouquet of lily of the […]

2022, 22-24 February In light of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, its impact on travel restrictions, and the physical distancing requirements through 2021…

Synergy and singularity symbiosis provides the greatest possible unlocking of humanity’s shared spiritual and digital knowledge potential.

By Platon, all spirits of the Universe are linked by a single harmonic resonance. Uniqueness φ means it can be visualized almost everywhere.

Vienna

November 8, 2021 CITIES

Vienna is taking up global issues with flying colors, thanks to an innovative Smart City strategy. Browse strategy, mission and vision.

Moscow, on the Moskva River in western Russia, is the nation’s cosmopolitan capital. In its historic core is the Kremlin, a complex that’s home to the president and tsarist treasures in the Armoury. Outside its walls is Red Square, Russia’s symbolic center. It’s home to Lenin’s Mausoleum, the State Historical Museum’s comprehensive collection, and St. […]

Berlin

November 8, 2021 CITIES

Berlin, Germany’s capital, dates to the 13th century. Reminders of the city’s turbulent 20th-century history include its Holocaust memorial and the Berlin Wall’s graffitied remains. Divided during the Cold War, its 18th-century Brandenburg Gate has become a symbol of reunification. The city’s also known for its art scene and modern landmarks like the gold-colored, swoop-roofed […]

Sydney

November 8, 2021 CITIES

The City of Sydney is experiencing rapid change. Our population is growing, the needs of our community and environment are intensifying and technological…

Shenzhen was the first Chinese city to utilize a culture-based strategy for city development. In 2018, the added value of Shenzhen’s cultural and creative…

The City of Stockholm has the very important task of reporting what is happening in Stockholm and the political decisions taken in the City Hall. We do…

Amsterdam

November 6, 2021 CITIES

Amsterdam Smart City realized through a partnership among businesses, authorities, research institutions, and the people.

Future City

September 29, 2021 INFLUENCERS

Details on whether some elements of the competition will be taking place in person this season will be announced later in the year.

Smart Cities requires integrated management of the economic, social, and infrastructure aspect of urbanization with the use of advanced…

A portfolio of smart software, services, meters, and sensors helps our customers better manage energy and water for the people they serve.

Dubai, UAE, 1 October 2021 – 31 March 2022 Discover pioneering smart vision, Visionary Speakers, Interactive, Direct networking of industry professionals, Latest Innovations. And much, much more…

Green economics, as part of Smart Cities, replace the traditional one. Sometimes, the current model of the economy is called the “brown” economy because it primarily uses fossil fuels. The phases of the traditional principles explain also Kondratiev’s production modes. On the contrary, green economics is an economic aimed at sustainable development. A model encompasses the intersection of […]

The Georgian government had a plan to ban disposable plastic bags. So, from October 1, new regulations have come into force in Georgia, aimed at reducing environmental pollution, according to the Novosti-Georgia portal. From now on, the country prohibits the production, import, and sale of plastic bags with a thickness of fewer than 15 microns. […]