4.01.2008

what will the sustainable city of the future look like?


What will the sustainable city of the future look like? from EMBARQ Network on Vimeo.


Nancy Kete's speech at the World Conference on the Development of Cities in Porto Alegre, Brazil on February 16th, 2008.

This is a must, must see video for any would be urbanist and for all environmentalists. Listen closely to her calls for visionary urban leaders and how our cities can save the world.

Military strategists are fond of saying "Amateurs talk of strategy. The Pros talk about logistics."

If we are to succeed, we have to look beyond our immediate problems and begin to envision how we will create sustainable cities that will compete in this century and the next.

4 comments:

DJB Rizalist said...

you know what might be neat is a google earth rendition of a city like manila or baguio imagined a hundred years hence using google sketchup to make the three dee structures.

dave said...

Excellent. I was especially intrigued by that concept of the creative class.

Major Tom said...

In this age of growing scarcity, we should be thinking about these concepts right now.

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