Guest post by Dr Simon Slater. The West Midlands is no stranger to ‘futures’ work. In 2006, Forum for the Future working with Sustainability West Midlands, wrote the West Midlands Futures: Drivers of change affecting the West Midlands report.
Living in cities
This theme looks at people in the urban environment. It covers health, lifestyles, belonging and identity, culture and behaviour alongside housing, social disparities, public services and demography.
Guest post by Dr Rosamunde Almond and Dr Moira Faul. What is your vision of Cambridge in 2065?
Guest post by Professor Mark Tewdwr-Jones. July 2015 saw the publication of the Newcastle City Futures 2065 report. The project was funded by the Government Office for Science and progressed by Newcastle University as a collaborative engagement project.
Guest post by John Regan from Lancaster Chamber of Commerce. Last year we asked young people to write and/or draw their ideas for what Lancaster will or should be like in 2065.
Guest post by Dr Theo Tryfonas and Dr Tom Crick. Today, the idea that data can play a key role in the design and management of cities is widely recognised.
Guest post by Carly Fraser and Alexandra Gardiner from New Economy Manchester. What will Greater Manchester look like in 2065? Seriously, think about it.
Guest post by Helen Pineo, BRE. The trend for urban populations to be healthier than their rural counterparts is known as the ‘urban health advantage’ and is not consistent around the world.
Guest post by John Regan from Lancaster Chamber of Commerce. If asked to envisage Lancaster in 2065, I probably wouldn’t have predicted that we’d have blue pancakes that help the elderly
I can tell it’s a nice area because it’s the kind of place where you can see children cycling to school in the morning. This was the recent remark of a friend who had moved to the south coast
Guest post by Professor Andy C Pratt. I have spent 25 years studying cities, and culture; so it was an interesting, if daunting, task to be asked to write one of the working papers for the Foresight Future of Cities …