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Prague – This year’s EUROCITIES Awards were awarded under the theme ‘cities at a crossroads’, reflecting the new political landscape at the EU level as well as
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Pfungen ZH – An innovative brick developed by brick manufacturer Keller AG Ziegeleien has received the Swiss ECO-1 label. It is used in the company’s KISmur facade
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Barcelona - A new study has confirmed that trees, parks and gardens near residential homes in cities can prevent premature deaths.

Researchers from the Barcelona...

Zurich – A new index has ranked Zurich the most prosperous city in the world for its citizens. The city stood out in particular for its high
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Barcelona – Stockholm has won the top prize at the World Smart City Awards, which were handed out at this year’s Smart City Expo World Congress. Other
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Lausanne – Researchers in Switzerland have developed geothermal panels that can capture the heat generated in subway tunnels and use it to heat water or buildings. The
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Gaobeidian – The Gaobeidian Railway City in central Hebei province is currently the largest Passive House project in the world. Comprising 330,000 square metres of certified Passive
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Dubai – The Sustainable City development in Dubai aims to be a net-zero settlement that uses as little energy and water as possible. The ‘living laboratory’ will
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Zurich/Beijing – A group of Swiss SMEs is working together to promote sustainable spatial planning and construction in China. To support their work, they set up the
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Zurich – SmartCityAlliance wants to connect smart city stakeholders, such as companies, universities and foundations, with government authorities and property managers. Its motto is that it takes a
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London – Two thirds of cities around the world are already noticing the damaging effects of climate change, but less than half have developed long-term plans to
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Lucerne/Pfungen ZH – Researchers at the Lucerne University of Arts and Sciences and brick manufacturer Keller AG Ziegeleien have developed a brick facade that insulates a building
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London – Tokyo, Beijing and Singapore are the greenest commuter cities in the world, according to data insight company Kantar. Commuters in those three cities tend to
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New York – The construction industry could slash emissions generated from buildings and infrastructure by implementing efficient material design and improving building use, finds a new report.
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Nairobi – The BreatheLife Network promotes measures to cool cities. This initiative is now showcasing numerous examples of cities that are fighting climate change by cooling down.
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State College, PA – Researchers at Pennsylvania State University have identified four different types of smart cities. Their findings could help city planners to develop more effective urban
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New York – The Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance has renewed its commitment to deploy finance for city-level climate action ‘at scale’ by 2030. The Alliance was
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New York - Die Cities Climate Finance Leadership Alliance hat ihre Bereitschaft erneuert, Finanzierungen in ausreichendem Massstab für urbane Klimaschutzmassnahmen bereitzustellen. Die Allianz war kürzlich beim Klimagipfel der
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Biel BE – Trendy watch manufacturer Swatch has opened its new headquarters in Biel, Switzerland. Designed by Japanese star architect Shigeru Ban, the timber structure is both
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New York – Implementing low-carbon measures in cities could reduce urban emissions by nearly 90%, support 87 million jobs annually by 2030 and unlock nearly $24 trillion
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