What if there was a prototype city where one could test out the latest technologies, such as AI, robots, sustainable energy, cars, etc.? Introducing Toyota’s prototype “Woven City,” which is a 175-acre plot of land that will be turned into a futuristic theme park of sorts, with construction set to begin in 2021 with Danish architect Bjarke Ingels’ Big designing the entire thing. Read more for a video and additional information.
How will people get around? There’s going to be three types of mobility lanes: one for autonomous vehicles, another designated for personal mobility devices (bikes, scooters, etc.) and a third for walking. Yes, there will be high-tech houses too built with sustainable wood, complete with photovoltaic tiles for power. Inside, it will be loaded with AI and robot technology. Beneath the city, there will be hydrogen cells for power storage and water filtration systems.
I’m sure everyone is wondering when can they move in? I guess you could say this is my personal field of dreams. If you build it, they will come. We want to turn AI into intelligence amplified in a world where AI has negative connotations,” said Toyoda.