Infrastructure

A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of infrastructure.

Video playlists about Infrastructure

Architectural inspiration

9 talks • 2h 45m
Master architects share their vision for buildings that inflate, float, twist and glitter, while artfully addressing the challenges faced by their residents, their cities and the planet.

Sustainability by design

12 talks • 2h 9m
Humans are builders and creators—but how can we build thoughtfully, without waste? These talks explore sustainable design—both past and present—and its beautiful, inspiring results.

Our future in cities

17 talks • 4h 20m
Humanity's future is the future of cities. Explore the crowded favelas, greened-up blocks and futuristic districts that could shape the future of cities -- and take a profane, hilarious side trip to the suburbs.

Adventures in mapping

12 talks • 2h 28m
Maps don’t just tell you which street to turn left on. Maps convey information that shapes our lives, deepen our understanding of problems and our ability to create solutions, and whisk our imaginations to new lands. See what we mean, below.
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Talks about Infrastructure

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Exclusive articles about Infrastructure

How to build a real energy revolution in Africa

TED Fellow David Moinina Sengeh explains why he’s bullish about the “microgrid.” Nearly 70% of the sub-Saharan African population doesn’t have electricity. That’s about 600 mill...
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