#Urbanization

Everything under one eco-roof
Future Life
Everything under one eco-roof
Västerås, a city with a population of 120,000, some 100 kilometers (62 miles) west of Stockholm, is going to receive a pioneering ­mobility center.
October 2021
The Line
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The Line
A 170-kilometer-long city is being planned on the coast of Saudi Arabia, with neighborhoods forming an urban string of pearls.
August 2021
Create more incentives
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Create more incentives
In the wake of the unbridled growth of cities, we’re going to see an evolution of urban mobility. tomorrow digital talked to Harry Evers, managing director of the 2021 ITS World Congress
June 2021
Less chain, more flexibility
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Less chain, more flexibility
Neither chain, nor shaft, nor belt - Schaeffler presented the "Bike-by-Wire" system Free Drive as an innovative solution for bicycles at Eurobike 2021 in Friedrichshafen.
September 2021
Airport to go
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Airport to go
Airports of the future for air taxis and delivery drones - this is what they could look like.
April 2021
Motor City is reinventing itself
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Motor City is reinventing itself
From an automotive hot spot to a mobility hub – after its bankruptcy, will Detroit manage to resurrect itself as a North American high-tech center? The prospects are positive.
October 2020
Bballi Bballi! (quick, quick)
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Bballi Bballi! (quick, quick)
No other industrialized country has evolved from a developing into a highly industrialized nation at the breathtaking pace that Korea has seen.
December 2018
Tokyo 24h
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Tokyo 24h
What’s it like to live in the world’s biggest city as a foreigner? Andreas Neuenkirchen, an author of numerous books, has been living in Tokyo since 2016. For “tomorrow” he captured a typical day.
July 2018
No brave new worlds
Future Life
No brave new worlds
The city in science fiction stories rarely lifts the reader’s spirits. In most sci-fi novels, people are living in cramped conditions of dirty megacities instead of picking flowers on Mars. But why?
July 2018
“Urban mobility will be electric”
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“Urban mobility will be electric”
How are we going to get from A to B in our cities of tomorrow? Exploring this question is part of Daimler futurist Prof. Marianne Reeb’s job. Here she provides some answers.
July 2018
Cities out of nowhere
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Cities out of nowhere
The term planned city describes the phenomenon of building a city from scratch. Eight examples illustrate why planned cities entail risks and why we need them anyway.
July 2018
Cathedrals of mobility
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Cathedrals of mobility
Static structures as symbols of dynamic momentum: Around the world, magnificent train stations are impressive urban islands of permanence in a world of fast-paced mobility.
July 2018
The long road to the modern city
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The long road to the modern city
The urbanization of the world began 10,000 years ago. Since then, humans have been trying to master the challenges it entails. A brief tour of urban development history.
July 2018
Masterfully morphed
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Masterfully morphed
Everything is subject to change – including mobility. Ships, airplanes or automobiles are sent to the scrapyard when progress has made them obsolete. “tomorrow” shows examples of successful transforma
April 2018
Urban stories
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Urban stories
Transformation means progress and nowhere else can it be felt more distinctly than in our cities. Survey the pictures on the following pages and share our amazement.
April 2018
So where are they driving
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So where are they driving
Whether or not the future will belong to self-driving vehicles has long ceased to be the question, it’s only a matter of when.
December 2016