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Sindy Li

Pay With Anything But Cash

Standing in long queues at the ATM for some cash or searching your wallet for change on busy buses could be irritating. At some point we wouldn’t need cash any more. Just a swipe with your bank card, credit card or travel pass and the payment is done. In Hong Kong, the Octopus Card, initially just…

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Farm-On-Wheels On A Mission

Each time after discovering new ways of urban farming in different cities, it’s hard to imagine there could be better and more beautiful concepts of urban agriculture. But the development of this long-term trend goes on! Filmmaker Ian Cheney came to New York in 2009 realizing how difficult it was to have a place to…

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Candy Pavilions For A Better City (Life)

In Western cities, few people would wake up at 5 am to take a morning stroll in the neighborhood park. Usually they rather stay in their warm beds until the alarm rings after which they rush to work. But the Chinese would wake up that early for a walk or to do some Tai Chi…

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  • City Office Dominated By Nature

    Research has shown that people in hospital and care homes recover faster in a green enviroment. Even a poster with greenery landscape will work. Office employees will finish their tasks more efficiently and faster as well when offered a open green view. Then why don’t we bring some nature into our workspaces?

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    Amphibious Caravan

    If you can’t choose between the caravan or boat to bring along with your car on the next holiday it’s not really a big deal with the Sealander, presented at the Caravan Salon 2011 in Düsseldorf, Germany. With this miracle, the camping trip doesn’t end at the shore anymore, it continues on the water. You…

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  • Subway Platform Supermarket

    South Koreans don’t like time-consuming activities and they are always on the run. So how can they make the most of the waiting time at train and metro stations? In the Netherlands we would get some coffee and read a free newspaper to kill time, but in South Korea they have the chance to get some…

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    How Waste Can Be Beautiful

    What to do with the good old Compact Discs in the world of MP3, iTunes and Spotify? Don’t throw them away!Artist Elise Morin and architect Clémence Eliard used 65,000 old CDs to create an enormous installation called Waste Landscape in the world’s shiniest city Paris. Rolling hills of hand-sewed together disks of shiny metal in…

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