For many, science fiction is a window into the distant future, and it is not for less. The history of technology and its constant advances have served as evidence to prove this theory. Today what writers and artists dreamed of is in blueprints and prototypes, showing how incredible technology can be.
Such is the case of Woven City, an urban planning project with the Toyota seal that promises a connected ecosystem where renewable energies and robotics will take us to a new level.
LET’S TALK ABOUT WOVEN CITY
The world-renowned automobile corporation placed the project in the hands of Woven Planet Holdings, initially intended as an opportunity to innovate in the development of autonomous energy connected mobility.
The project began this year in what used to be Toyota’s Higashi-Fuji plant, located in the city of Susono, at the foot of the iconic Japanese mountain.
The name that baptizes it defines, in just two words, the purpose of the project: a woven city, which places human beings at the epicenter of community development. A development, moreover, that is enhanced by the maximum use of renewable energy or at least clean.
Woven City promises 71 hectares of land for 360 residents, mostly retirees, households with children, and high-ranking Toyota employees. It may well seem like a small number, but it is only a projection. Woven City is expected to eventually host more than 2,000 people xnxx.
The design is intended for 3 types of streets, all intertwined with each other: one for pedestrians, another for electric scooters or other individual transportation devices, and finally one for autonomous vehicles and cars. It will also have underground transportation for the mobilization of merchandise and products for human consumption.
ROBOTICS AND TECHNOLOGY
Innovation will not only be limited to transportation. Woven City promises robotic solutions designed for the maximum use of artificial intelligence. One of the most striking examples of its application will be the “living laboratory”.
Coexisting with all the technology and innovation, we can see the building designs of Bjarke Ingels, who has already surprised us before with the World Trade Center or the Google headquarters in London. According to the architect, his proposal highlights the use of wood and other traditional Japanese techniques. The ultimate goal is a carbon footprint that is as small as possible.
SUSTAINABILITY ALSO MATTER
Woven City is not only projected as a solution for humanity. But also for the same planet. The design of this futuristic city promises full equipment in solar panels and batteries powered by hydrogen fuel.
Homes with the highest domestic technology will actively coexist with large green areas, where native vegetation and hydroponic plantations will abound. In addition, citizens will be able to enjoy the large central park, designed for social gatherings and the establishment of links between inhabitants.
NISSAN IS ALSO COMMITTED TO SMART CITIES
As Toyota continues to encourage more and more investors to become part of this connected ecosystem project, Nissan is wasting no time. He also proposes his own project.
Nissan’s Smart City also seeks to create an autonomous and public transport network where mobility works from the rational use of electrical energy and bidirectional charging Vehicle-to-Grid technology.
Which of these projects do you think is the first to position itself at the forefront of this race towards the futuristic world that science fiction promised us?
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