What’s Driving The Future Of The Modern City? [Future of Cities]

What’s Driving The Future Of The Modern City? [Future of Cities]
technology

PSFK Labs is showcasing 28 key trends that are helping to define the Future of Cities.

Scott Lachut, PSFK Labs
  • 20 october 2013

Imagine a downtown that changes from a commercial center during the day to a vibrant cultural district at night, and is served by transportation hubs that facilitate multiple modes of travel. The surrounding neighborhoods are comprised of mixed-use residential buildings that contain adaptable micro-units to accommodate single residents and entire families with systems that recycle grey water to support rooftop farms. The entire urban landscape becomes an interactive canvas, providing new outlets for entertainment and exchange, and reflecting the sentiment of its populace. Within this context, the actions of individual residents help positively impact the fabric of daily life, as they come together to share information, experiences and even physical goods with one another, raising the collective value of their communities.

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