Archinect - News 2016-07-25T22:37:24-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/143127994/reducing-turin-s-smog-with-free-public-transit Reducing Turin's smog with free public transit Amelia Taylor-Hochberg 2015-12-11T12:55:00-05:00 >2015-12-11T12:55:49-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/8v/8v3rhmitmpg75zei.jpg" width="514" height="305" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Health warnings have been issued this week as atmospheric pollution is set to rise to dangerously high levels on Thursday and Friday, with levels of breathable toxic particles reaching 100 micrograms per cubic meter. In a bid to stop pollution reaching dangerous levels, the council is making the city's buses and metro free on Thursday and Friday to reduce the emissions caused by Turin's heavy traffic.</p></em><br /><br /><p>Other cities coping with mitigating air pollution:</p><ul><li><a title="Beijing's latest &quot;airpocalypse&quot; is bad enough for city to issue first ever red alert" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/142916001/beijing-s-latest-airpocalypse-is-bad-enough-for-city-to-issue-first-ever-red-alert" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Beijing's latest "airpocalypse" is bad enough for city to issue first ever red alert</a></li><li><a title="Car-free events significantly improve air quality" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/139550931/car-free-events-significantly-improve-air-quality" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Car-free events significantly improve air quality</a></li><li><a title="Delhi&rsquo;s air pollution is worse than Beijing's. A new app measures the air quality in real time." href="http://archinect.com/news/article/121124432/delhi-s-air-pollution-is-worse-than-beijing-s-a-new-app-measures-the-air-quality-in-real-time" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Delhi&rsquo;s air pollution is worse than Beijing's. A new app measures the air quality in real time.</a></li><li><a title="Giant bubbles could be 'built over Beijing parks to save residents from smog danger'" href="http://archinect.com/news/article/98666532/giant-bubbles-could-be-built-over-beijing-parks-to-save-residents-from-smog-danger" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Giant bubbles could be 'built over Beijing parks to save residents from smog danger'</a></li></ul> http://archinect.com/news/article/67445790/results-of-tur-i-ntogreen-international-student-design-competition Results of tur(i)ntogreen International Student Design Competition Alexander Walter 2013-02-12T14:09:00-05:00 >2013-02-13T18:24:48-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/m6/m6kecfa5qgonh2s7.jpg" width="514" height="307" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>The winners of the tur(i)ntogreen international design competition were recently announced in Turin, Italy. Organized by the Research and Documentation Center in Technology, Architecture and City in Developing Countries at the Politecnico di Torino, the competition had invited university students [...] to develop new multidisciplinary solutions for a sustainable and inclusive city reflecting on new forms of urban management and regeneration through agro - housing and urban - farming models.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html>