Urban Lifestyle

Dissatisfied with the extreme energy consumption in cities, the modern urban lifestyle incorporates green mobility solutions, progressive energy sources, waste-reducing methods and smart technologies. By first recognizing the impact of our city lifestyles, we can pave the path for sustainable economic development and a brighter, greener future.

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Top ten extraordinary lifts: Elevators to see before you die

Urban Hub tours 10 amazing elevators from around the world. Elevators that impress with a beautiful interior, that overcome architectural challenges and even elevators that do not hide in a shaft and feature beautiful design that can be appreciated from the outside.

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Urban university buildings

07.02.2018

Universities like Harvard or Oxford are known for academic excellence, but also for the beautiful buildings on their campuses. But they aren’t the only universities with beautiful buildings: universities around the world have been hiring renowned architects with stunning results. Here’s our top 10.

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Ice skating in the city

03.01.2018

Winter brings out red noses and steaming mugs of hot tea but also outdoor sports enthusiasts. If you don’t live near the slopes or cross-country trails, it’s very likely your local city has an ice rink for winter sports lovers. URBAN HUB picks out the 10 most stunning urban spots to skate.

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Five Water and Light Shows

12.09.2017

Start with water – fast-moving water – and lots of it. Add light – lasers, LED, projectors, and even fire. Mix in music, recorded or live, and make it loud. The result is pure aquatic magic! URBAN HUB looks at some of the best urban water & light shows on the planet.

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Swimming in the cities

16.08.2017

Many people are familiar with fabulous city beaches around the globe from Tel Aviv to Rio de Janeiro. Now other urban municipalities are re-examining their waterfronts and finding ways to offer their own brand of urban swimming – from pools submerged in the river to seaside swimming just blocks away.

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Making space for fitness

25.07.2017

Cities are where ingenuity and active life come together in both inspirational and practical ways. URBAN HUB looks at some trends and developments, from creating fitness facilities in unique venues to using the ‘hardware’ of city life as basic tools for a good workout.

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Marathons, cities & managers

04.03.2015

Once considered places to speed through on four wheels, cities are now competing to become more accommodating to healthy lifestyles, outdoor sports and leisure. Marathons have been a key factor in driving that change. And you may be surprised to learn who is running in them.

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