“[There] is something about the frequency with which California and 'the future' are used synonymously,’ writes Kristin Miller. But the future looks much different when set in Southern California as compared to Northern California.
Mar 6, 2014 BOOM: A Journal of California
In his latest film, “Her,” Spike Jonze presents a one-of-a-kind vision of L.A.'s future.
Jan 20, 2014 Los Angeles Times
In this series from <em>Glass House Conversations</em>, journalist Greg Lindsay asks what the successful cities of the future will look like, and whether or not they should be built from scratch.
May 22, 2011 Glass House Conversations
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