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Ten sustainable initiatives taking cities into the next century

Excerpt from This Big City

Jun 12, 2013 2:56 am

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The list is a combination of climate control, traffic decongestion, and energy saving ideas that are already being implemented in cities, which suggests it’s only a matter of time before the most efficient initiatives become common practice in urban design.

— Samantha Shankman

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Sustainia 100 is a catalogue of transformative ideas for sustainability – a “one-stop toolbox for sustainable solutions,” if you will. A new ‘toolbox’ is put together annually by the Danish organisation Sustainia, aiming to differentiate itself from other sustainability awards by focusing exclusively on solutions that are available today.

Within the 100 ideas highlighted in the catalogue ten focus specifically on cities, and a summary of those ten is provided [click through link below].

The full catalogue is embedded below:

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