How do we prepare for a future that is both entirely certain and completely unknowable?
Siemens’ Julie Alexander picks a 300-acre regeneration project on the south coast of England that has the potential to become the UK’s most connected city.
Agustin Chevez reveals what he learned about the future of work and human purpose while walking from Melbourne to Sydney …
It’s often misinterpreted or dismissed as intangible — but there’s nothing fluffy about it, says Helena Klintström
We can’t completely predict climate change, in part because it depends on how we react to it
Take every chance to fix issues before it is too late, says WSP’s Michael Mondshine
The hallmarks of future airports will be efficiency, convenience, ease of operation – and not shopping, argues MIT’s Richard de Neufville
Expansion programme director Phil Wilbraham explains how the UK’s biggest airport intends to double passengers while creating a more personal service
One of humanity’s oldest skills is making an unlikely comeback as designers rebel against the render
With passenger numbers set to double, and technology shaking up everything from retail to runways, aviation is soaring into a new golden age
Advances in biometrics, facial recognition and AI are helping to make security invisible
Robots are taking their first steps to welcoming passengers, handling baggage, driving shuttles and carrying out airfield inspections
How can we secure our cities from the threat of terrorism without destroying what makes them liveable?
The risk of such attacks has increased, but there is no agreed strategy for how to respond
The defining characteristic of future shopping destinations might be their flexibility
AI is already supporting architects and engineers — but how far could it go?
The rise of the robots will make millions of jobs obsolete in the very near future. What are we going to do?
Cities are the new battleground of the global economy and infrastructure will be their secret weapon, writes Tom Cargill
The latest digital modelling technologies allow us to step inside building designs and conceive of places we never thought possible
The smarter our lives, homes and cities become, the greater the risk that they could be taken over by hackers and used against us, says Peter Richards
Johan Edstav is a Green Party politician in one of the world’s most sustainable countries. So why does he want to build a new city over this field?
Architecture and engineering are both fixated on the idea of genius. Could this be the source of their gender imbalance, asks Andrei Cimpian
Architect and workplace strategist Kay Sargent on a smart office that skilfully balances the high-tech and the human
More than ever we are leading solitary lives, isolated by changing social structures, digital networks and denser cities, writes David Symons