Peak Megacity

Crowded conditions, inflated property prices, public health disasters, low fertility rates — Joel Kotkin asks whether it’s time we gave up on super-sized cities.

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The Future of Education

Education is booming, the results of a growing global population with a keen thirst for knowledge. But how can today’s schools and universities prepare students for a world that doesn’t yet exist?

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ISSUE 03

The Possible Issue 3- Cover Page

In this issue: the pursuit of wellness, the future of workplace, digital modelling and developments around transport hubs. Swedish Green Party politician Johan Edstav talks about building a new city over a field in Uppsala, and our contributors discuss designing an answer to the loneliness epidemic, envisioning the all-electric city, transforming our cities with smart technology and how cities are becoming the new battleground of the global economy.

ISSUE 02

In this issue: the limits on city density, the future of education, next-generation construction materials and totally recyclable buildings. Kingdom Tower architect Gordon Gill talks about his responsibilities and regrets, and our columnists take on drones in Africa, Asian megacities and earthquakes, post-antibiotic hospital design and why engineers should read more philosophy.

Issue 01

In this issue: designing cities for an ageing demographic, modular construction, creativity at work and the future of real-world shopping districts in an online world. Bioengineering inventor Professor Heinz Wolff rethinks society, and contributors puncture driverless myths, predict the death of the megacity and lose themselves in the urban wild.