Main challenge: densify city, connect nature, and mitigate embedded CO2 Singapore is one of the densest countries in the World. Nature-conscious city densification has to consider reimbursement of natural patches within built environment, applying an connecting nature approach similar to a multi-tiered tropical forest. Mitigation of embodied carbon stays in a row with nature connectivity. … Read more
IAAC’s Master in City & Technology (1 or 2-year program) is a unique program oriented towards redefining the analysis, planning, and design of twenty-first-century cities and beyond. The program offers expertise in the design of digitally enhanced, ecological and human-centered urban environments by intersecting the disciplines of urbanism and data science. Taking place in Barcelona, the capital of urbanism, the Master in City & Technology is training the professionals that city administrations, governments, industries, and communities need, to transform the urban environment in the era of big data.
Clustering advanced industries to facilitate technology transfer in the Barcelona metropolitan region Spain has been at the forefront of pioneering research and innovation that have led to significant contributions to the world of technology. Technology Transfer Technology transfer from research to market seems like a straight-forward and linear process, but such is not the case. … Read more
India is one of the fastest developing countries with many metropolitan cities like Mumbai, Bangalore, and Hyderabad. Migration from villages and small towns to metropolitan areas has increased tremendously in India and led to the degradation of urban environmental quality and sustainable development especially in the metropolitan cities. The problems faced by the people living … Read more
In Spain, there is an urban myth, according to which – The country was once so thickly forested that a squirrel could cross the peninsula hopping from tree to tree. -However, this condition has changed throughout the years, both in terms of the natural environment and the existence of squirrels in Spain. The case study … Read more
Introduction to Pollination The project attempts to study and research the possibilities of creating a green, three-dimensional corridor for pollinators in a specific area, the historical city center of Madrid, connecting Madrid’s most prominent green park “el Retiro” in the east to the “Casa de Campo” natural reserve in the west. In particular the proposal … Read more