All posts tagged awards

What makes a city 'livable'? The answer depends, at least in part, on the location of the city in question. These three ideas present solutions to urban challenges in Africa, the Middle East, and South America, and each hopes to make their city more livable in the process. Read more
How can we create wireless, interconnected cities? What can we do to make the processes required to maintain our urban environments more efficient? These are just some of the challenges facing the cities involved with the Living Labs Global Award 2012. Read more
Around half a billion people live off-grid, with many relying on kerosene for power. But this energy source brings with it pollution and risk of fire. Enter ToughStuff - a solar start-up with a product that improves safety, productivity, and reduces emissions, helping over 700,000 so far. Read more