Skip to 0 minutes and 13 seconds Cities, humanity’s greatest invention, are also one of humanity’s greatest challenges. By 2050, 70% of the world’s population will be urban. But even for those people who do not live in cities, their lives will be affected by planetary urbanisation. This is the century of planetary urbanisation! Over the next five weeks, we will focus on this large-scale global change.
Skip to 0 minutes and 40 seconds Together, we will think about: How urbanisation happened? What is different about planetary urbanisation? What common challenges face cities today? And what will our future cities look like? Myself and a team of colleagues will lead you on this journey through time and space - whatever your background, we hope you join us.