Neom, the extravagant dream of the Saudi crown prince, is an Arabic word for ‘new future’. As part of the Saudi Vision 2030, this 26.5 km² city is developed to become the world’s most sustainable complex. The Neom project in the Tabuk province of Saudi Arabia comprises four mega projects: The Line, Sindalah, Oxagon, and Trojena. In this article, we discuss the sustainability of Neom.
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Net-zero Buildings: How Can You Make These A REALITY?
The race to net zero by 2030 considers Climate Adaptation as one of the core strategies to consider. Specifically, the built environment affects every element of our life, including the homes we reside in, the water and energy distribution systems, highways, bridges, and other modes of transportation we use to get around. Thus, making conscious changes to our built environment will help us with drastic climate mitigation. So, Net Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB) will be the future of construction.
Read more about NZEBs written by Dr Sudarsan JS and Priyanka Kale.
Pedestrian Infrastructure in Urban India
In India, an experience as simple as pedestrian walking has the potential to be fatal. Luckily, there’s one city that makes it safe and enjoyable. Want to know which one?
Read this article by Ria Kapoor to find out. It brings to light the issues with Pedestrian Infrastructure in India and how NMT (Non-Motorised Transportation) can make it better.