This is the Renault EZ-PRO, a driverless, modular, connected, and 100% electric “robo-vehicle” or concept car targeted at transport and urban parcel and service delivery that’s adapted to the last-mile ecosystem. Designed by Groupe Renault, “the French leader of electric vehicles,” the EZ-PRO concept car follows the ride-sharing, EZ-GO.
This is the Urban Rigger, a shipping container housing unit for students that is versatile, energy-efficient, and mobile. Designed by a world-renowned architect, Bjarke Ingels, the Urban Rigger has a shared green courtyard, kayak dock, bathing platform, and BBQ area, as well as a communal roof terrace.
This is the Structure Cycleworks SCW1, a revolutionary mountain bike that’s considered to be “the most significant evolution in mountain bike chassis design since rear suspension.” Weighing about 32 lbs., this state-of-the-art mountain beast is a 27.5” wheeled, full carbon, full suspension, enduro bike with super-advanced framework.
The abaca tree, a relative of the banana, is producing a fiber that is being made into COVID-19 PPE products, including face masks. As strong as polyester but with the added benefit of organically breaking down, the abaca could help rid plastic pollution, which is seeing an uptick due to the discarding of single-use plastic PPE.
A 30-year-old father, who also is a Shanghai-based interior designer and video game enthusiast, invented a “coronavirus safety pod” to protect his baby boy from the deadly virus. The protective dad who is known by his moniker, Bai Ying, or the “white shadow,” designed the “special suit” for his family’s public outings.
This is a state-of-the-art expandable trailer or “movable space” that is multifunctional, customizable, cost-effective, easy to relocate and set up. Designed by a Dutch company, Expandable, this trailer nearly doubles in size once expanded.
This is Europe’s biggest 3D printer and it has wowed internationally by making an entire two-story house. To top it off, it’s reportedly the largest house printed in one piece – with a fixed printer, in history. This impressive digital feat was accomplished by a Belgian sustainable construction company, Kamp C.
A fleet of insecticide-spraying drones and helicopters have been deployed in India to protect its crops from swarms of destructive desert locusts. These devouring beasts have dispersed to nine heartland states of the world’s second-largest producer of rice and wheat. One swarm of locusts can reportedly eat the same amount of food in one day as 35,000 people.
This is the Alke’ ATX utility vehicle, a high-performance work vehicle that has gained a lot of traction with major manufacturers, tourism industries, and official institutions in over 40 countries across the globe. It can tackle arduous working conditions in challenging climates that have unpaved ground, snow, ice, and sand.
A nature-loving photographer named Aditya Singh knew that he wasn’t meant to be behind a desk, but instead wanted to be immersed in nature. So, one day he decided to quit his civil services job and leave Delhi and move to Sawai Madhopur city in Rajasthan, which is adjacent to the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve.