Cities are becoming smarter, as buildings and infrastructures become retrofitted with sensory technology. The question this raises is how this will change our perception of the public sphere, according to Martijn de Waal.
May 7, 2011 The Mobile City
This post from <em>This Big City</em> looks at how transportation needs to evolve, and some of the ways it could in the near future.
May 6, 2011 This Big City
The 2011 eVolo Skyscraper Competition turned up some unusual and futuristic designs for future skyscrapers and other structures, from a reimagined Hoover Dam to a Ferris Wheel-shaped wind turbine.
Apr 24, 2011 Popular Science
Parag Khanna suggests that cities are the building blocks of humanity, and will take increasing control over the future shape of the world in the coming decades.
Jan 11, 2011 What Matters
Anton Roux and John Stanley of ON LINE opinion outline the future for Australian cities.
Nov 1, 2010 ON LINE opinion
In the face of climate change and sea level rise, <em>Popular Science</em> offers four designs for urban lifestyles of the near future.
Oct 17, 2010 Popular Science
Terra Vivos is a luxury community built entirely underground, and it can withstand a blast from a nearby 50-megaton nuclear bomb. Arnie Cooper takes a tour.
Oct 8, 2010 Popular Science
<em>Newsweek</em> picks the brains of architects to offer these visions of what the cities of New York and Los Angeles will look like in 2030.
Jul 22, 2010 Newsweek
An auto company has a new design competition to imagine a future city that is car-friendly.
Jun 25, 2010 Scientific American
Where will Americans live? Everywhere. The third article in a three-part series based on Joel Kotkin's new book, "The Next Hundred Million: America in 2050," looks at where Americans will live and how our communities will grow to accommodate them.
Mar 23, 2010 AOL News