The Germ City of Ideas
The Ecotopia 2121 Project details the futures of 100 cities across the globe as though they've somehow overcome all environmental challenges to become super-ecofriendly. This month, we highlight the future of the Italian city Florence. About seventy years into the future, when Leonardo Scimiescco is a final year student at The Florence Art Academy, he is too wild and too energetic to sit still in class for three hours a day to draw bowls of fruit. However, he does enjoy enter
Nador 2121: 'Oilgea & Eco-punishment'
The Ecotopia 2121 project explores the eco-friendly futures of 100 cities worldwide, as though they've survived the current climate change crisis, and adapted to be prosperous and super-green. This month we focus on the future of the Mediterranean city of Nador. Nador is a port city of nearly 200,000 people on the Mar Chica lagoon of the Mediterranean coast of North Africa. In times past it was a Berber city, a Phoenician city, a Roman city, an Arab city, and a Spanish city;
Vienna -- The Green Capital
THE ECOTOPIA 2121 PROJECT OUTLINES THE SUPER-GREEN FUTURES OF 100 REAL WORLD CITIES. THIS MONTH WE FOCUS ON VIENNA Vienna, the capital of Austria, is one of the United Nations’ official cities, hosting the UN Office for Outer Space Affairs. It also hosts the International Atomic Energy Agency and OPEC, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. Each of these industries—the space industry, the nuclear industry, and the oil industry—is likely to decline as its core busi