Future City Competition
Imagine a city where the vibrations of traffic charge batteries for electric cars, and where those cars can snap into trainlike mass transit. Those were among the ideas that St. John Lutheran School in Rochester used to design a city in China centures into the future. And that city was judged the best of 25 entries in Monday’s Engineering Society of Detroit’s 19th annual Michigan Regional Future City Competition.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, officials and environmentalists were concerned about the pollution and damage the stormwater runoff would cause to the states surrounding the Chesapeake Bay. In an effort to avoid such problems in the future, participants in the Michigan Regional Future City Competition were challenged this year to design clean solutions to manage stormwater pollution.
If you’re an engineer or other tech worker who would like to pay it forward, while having fun working with the next generation of inventive minds, the Engineering Society of Detroit has an opportunity for you.
The engineers of the future gathered together Saturday at the Engineering Society of Detroit for a special student symposium to envision the future of Detroit 30 years from now.
St. John Lutheran School of Rochester won this year’s Michigan Regional Future City Competition, beating 40 other teams from throughout Michigan and the City of Detroit. The team, which created “Trinitas Avenir,” a future Detroit in […]
The Michigan Regional Future City Competition sponsored and administered by The Engineering Society of Detroit is seeking mentors for the 2010-2011 competition. The ESD says it has more than doubled the number of participating schools, […]