Future World Vision

Infrastructure
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Welcome to Mega City

The year is 2070. Your neighborhood is always changing. Your city is ever growing. Resources are limited, the climate is stressed. Yet innovation and automation are everywhere. Personal transport pods. Drone deliveries. The lines between AR and IRL are blurred. The world is transformed, but the role of cities remains the same: to connect us and keep us safe and healthy so we can live, work, play, and learn.

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“The further out we look, the more itchanges our viewof the present.”

Alex McDowell, creative director and co-founder, Experimental Design

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Experience your future

To build the future, first we must visualize it. Mega City 2070 is not science fiction. It’s not a video game. Guided by extensive scenario planning and grounded in deep research, Future World Vision
introduces a plausible city and its evolution from 2020 to 2070. The immersive, 3D digital model puts you at the heart of Mega City and invites you to contribute to the dynamic in-platform community.
“Future World Vision is a 21st-century ‘drawing board.’”

Eva Lerner-Lam, founder and president, Palisades Consulting Group

The future starts now

Future World Vision informs the decisions we make today by provoking a new understanding of the opportunities and challenges that will shape tomorrow’s built environment.

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And it's never looked so exciting

Climate-mitigation strategies. Community-focused, multi-use infrastructure. Systems designed with built-in redundancies resilient to weather events and security threats. The civil engineering concepts driving Future World Vision are all around us now.

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Alternative energy

Six key trends

Alternative energy

A mix of alternative energy sources distributed through microgrids will largely replace fossil fuels.

Six key trends

A mix of alternative energy sources distributed through microgrids will largely replace fossil fuels.

Alternative energy
Autonomous vehicles
Climate change
Smart cities
High-tech construction
Policy & funding

Future World Vision in action

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Structures and Architecture

Structure & architecture

Buildings will need to adapt to an evolving landscape shared with smart modular structures.

Construction & Materials

Construction & materials

Robotics, reusable materials, and hyper-modular structures will revolutionize construction.

Energy & Utilities

Energy & utilities

Cities will need to manage swings in demand and distribution as energy moves to renewable sources.

Transportation

Transportation

Vehicles will need to interact with each other, the environment, and their passengers.

Water, Waste & Environment

Water, waste, & environment

Waste monitoring tech will extract resources for land management, cost savings, and improved well-being.

sustainable infrastructure

Sustainability, resiliency, & equity

Learn how building resilient and equitable infrastructure helps optimize resources to sustain a population of 50 million people.

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“The Mega City platformtranslates ideasinto a common visual language.”

Jerry Buckwalter, chief innovation officer, ASCE

Become a Future World Visionary

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Explore

See how Future World Vision comes to life through an immersive VR experience.

Cities of the Future film, Singapore

Prepare

Stay updated on the upcoming Future World Vision giant-screen film, Cities of the Future.

Mega City 2070 platform

Create

Create and share your own custom tour of Mega City 2070.

Reimagine the world and shape the future.