Over the course of many centuries, humanity has tried to realize the dream of the ideal city. The future of cities has always been an object of fascination for philosophers, architects, and politicians. The beginning of the 20th century was the era of grand urban planning projects. The beginning of the 21st has already become the era of “the return of the impossible.” Today, the most advanced cities are developing long-term foresights for their future. What technologies are behind these foresights, and what lessons can cities around the world learn from these efforts?
Senior Research Fellow atin the Centre on Asia and Globalisation at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
Ph.D, Director General, Research Center for People-to-People Diplomacy of the Chiense People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC)
Co-Founder, World Future Council
Fouder Studio Makkink & Bey
Director of Strategic Planning and Design at AECOM
Co founder and International Director One Planet Living, Bioregional.
Managing Partner of Rakus Consalting
Managing Director of Space Syntax