Insights · March 6th, 2018

Imagine the city of tomorrow, not the distant future but a decade or two from now. That city could, if we choose, be smart, connected, solar, sustainable. In fact it could be beyond sustainable.

This was the assignment I took from First Utility in the UK. Click through to the full article at their site, where I describe a completely plausible future city that has these features…

    Energy efficiency
    Low carbon energy sources
    Living buildings
    Electrified transportation
    Sustainable businesses
    Resource systems integration using the Internet of Things
    Forward looking planning, a redesign of our cities
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Ecosystems Environment & Energy Millennial City Planning Futuring Strategy
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Nikolas Badminton

Nikolas is the Chief Futurist of the Futurist Think Tank. He is world-renowned futurist speaker, a Fellow of The RSA, and has worked with over 300 of the world’s most impactful companies to establish strategic foresight capabilities, identify trends shaping our world, help anticipate unforeseen risks, and design equitable futures for all. In his new book – ‘Facing Our Futures’ – he challenges short-term thinking and provides executives and organizations with the foundations for futures design and the tools to ignite curiosity, create a framework for futures exploration, and shift their mindset from what is to WHAT IF…

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