Five things you need to know about… future cities

Greg-LindsayUrbanist Greg Lindsay examines the factors that will affect our living conditions in years to come and the challenges that lie ahead

1. The world is fully urbanised already.

You just haven’t noticed. It has become trendy in recent years to say the world is half-urbanised because more than half of the world’s population now lives in cities. But given the water, energy, data, food, and transport infrastructure required to make this state of affairs possible, the remaining half more or…

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