Cities and Urbanization

This is what the cities of the future could look like

The giant concrete structures of the Supertree Grove are illuminated against the dusk sky at the newly opened Gardens by the Bay in Singapore July 8, 2012. The 101-hectare gardens, situated at the heart of Singapore's Marine Bay, cost S$1 billion ($786 million) to build and houses over a quarter of a million rare plants, according to the park. REUTERS/Tim Chong (SINGAPORE - Tags: ENVIRONMENT CITYSPACE SOCIETY) - GM1E8781R2M01

Social and environmental issues are now prevalent in futuristic city design. Image: REUTERS/Tim Chong

Nick Dunn
Professor of Urban Design, Lancaster University
Paul Cureton
Senior Lecturer in Design, Lancaster University
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