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Sheppard Robson has unveiled the mixed-use Citicape House in London that will have the "largest living wall in Europe" to help improve local air quality.
"A future in which our lives are surrounded by and intertwined with ecological infrastructure systems offers an antidote or balance to the future in which our lives are constantly monitored and informed by digital technologies."
Sarah Hinners, a landscape and urban ecologist focused on bridging the gap between academic research and real-world planning and design applications.
A next-generation metropolis will need to serve people and nature, while letting ecology guide its development.
By 2050, 66% of the world’s population will live in cities. With such figures, it is imperative for the city planners to consider sustainability as a critical parameter while planning the amenities of a megacity. Here are some of the simple yet innovative solutions that can help keep megacities sustainable.