Dubai’s RoboCafe has introduced robots in place of their human overloads.
Decentralised generation will serve shifting electricity requirements, but also brings unique challenges. How can microgrids help deliver reliable, sustainable solutions? And what lessons are being drawn from Siemens own microgrid, powering its campus in Vienna?
One suburb of Washington, DC became safer for cyclists during the Covid-19 pandemic, a new study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety shows. Increased use of a robust network of off-road trails likely played a role.
As we emerge from the pandemic, to what extent have interpretations of a more sustainable, citizen-centric and safer urban environment shifted – and what does best practice look like? Dave Hopping of Siemens Smart Infrastructure and Expo 2020 Dubai’s Nadimeh Mehra give us a glimpse of the future.
"With news that nearly 50% of New Yorkers have received one vaccine dose and indoor occupancy restrictions are easing, we’re seeing a sizable – and heartening – uptick in activity as more people head back to their offices," says Bert Rosenblatt of Vicus Partners.
Public art has an inherent civic purpose. Not only does it bring people and places closer, it can also invigorate a neighbourhood’s identity and activity.