Today’s Solutions: June 15, 2024

Car road transformed into pedestrianised street

Berlin plans to have the world’s largest car-free urban area

In recent years, many cities around the world have become much more aware of the plight of designing our urban spaces with a car-centric mentality. In Europe in particular, cities like Amsterdam, Paris, Barcelona, and Stockholm are well ahead when it comes to reclaiming urban space from cars in Read More...

Berlin opens giant city-run de

Berlin opens giant city-run department store for second-hand goods

City planners around the world should take note of an exciting new development taking place in the German capital of Berlin. As the city looks to cut down on waste, it has opened a state-run department store that sells items that might get thrown away otherwise. Located on the third floor of the Read More...

The case for banning SUVs from

The case for banning SUVs from urban areas

After an SUV lost control and took the lives of 4 people in Berlin, the streets erupted with protesters who argued SUVs have no place in urban areas. And for good reason: SUVs are a paradox. While many people buy them to feel safer, they are statistically less safe than regular cars, both for Read More...

This elegant home was made usi

This elegant home was made using waste cork from the wine industry

The wine industry produces more wasted corks than you could possibly imagine. Interestingly enough, cork can actually be an effective material to build with. Just look at this beautiful building in Berlin, which has a facade and roof clad with waste cork. The rectangular-shaped panels of cork Read More...