We live in an increasing urban world. Since the turn of this century, mega-cities in the developing world have seen a full doubling of their populations and by 2050; over two-thirds of us will be urban dwellers. Cities are ground-zero for an increasingly strained social-safety net but also act as the economic engines for new-world economies. Aging populations are putting increasing the demand for health and social services; educational systems need to prepare today’s youth for a technology-driven world, and the growth and changing shape of cities is creating new demands on infrastructure.
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