Energy efficiency has become one of the most important trends of the 21st century, and rightfully so. One one hand, there are rising concerns about the reserves and limited capabilities of traditional sources and increasing environmental awareness.
The second Smart City Expo & World Congress (SCE & WC) will be held between 13 and 15 November 2012 at the Fira Gran Via in Barcelona. In its first year, the event brought together over 6,000 participants from 51 countries, 118 speakers and 290 international companies, becoming one of the main world cities on smart and sustainable urban development.
Austlalian Victorian Eco Innovation Lab (VEIL) published a series of animated films from students and staff from Austlalian Universities, as well as from Melbourne design professionals. These films are a glimpse of a potential sustainable future for the city of Melbourne.