Friday, April 11, 2014 at 6:00AM
Every year in Milan we see designs that embraces the smallest detail, enhances our daily lives, and look ahead to the future—all the while, looking pretty marvelous. Armed with cutting edge technology and more condensed urban populations, how will be we transported—inside and out of them—and how will we harness the energy needed to sustain them? How will food be provided—and water? These big picture concepts present monumental challenges designers are prepared to address—if only one person-powered bicycle pedal, or one sustainable energy petal, at a time.