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For the first time in human history, the number of people living in urban environments has surpassed the number of people living rural areas. By 2050, it is estimated that 75% of the global population will be living in cities.

Most striking, perhaps, is the fact that 60% of the cities of 2050 have not yet been built.

But with challenges come great opportunities, and it is no understatement to say that humanity’s future will largely be determined by the cities that we create today. And that’s where progrss comes in: by creating global networks between cities, communities and innovations from the cities around the world, progrss is continually tracking the challenges, opportunities, and tools that communities and professionals are innovating and leverage to create move liveable, connected cities.

Selected Stories:

KARIM RASHID: ON DEMOCRATIC DESIGN AND THE DIGITAL AGE

Deservedly crowned as the most important designer of our time, Karim Rashid's collaborative, ubiquitous approach certainly keeps him busy. Yet, the visionary manages to connect and contribute to the here and now with every project he takes on...Read the interview http://progrss.us12.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=d990359cc50960e25df3ac20e&id=740be28965&e=0cb9acc4ec

#CREATIVECITIESUSA

The progrss team hit the road this year, touring three iconic American cities to trace their creative transformations, interview key stakeholders and delve into the catalysts behind the urban success of Austin, San Francisco and Atlanta. Read the full series http://progrss.us12.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d990359cc50960e25df3ac20e&id=c98c290614&e=0cb9acc4ec

ENERGY GARDEN: GREENING LONDON’S COMMUTE

We speak to Agamemnon Otero MBE, co-founder of London's Energy Garden project which is engaging communities and commuters across a network of 50 Overground rail stations to create sustainable, solar-powered communal gardens. Read the interview here http://progrss.us12.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d990359cc50960e25df3ac20e&id=35ea03fb06&e=0cb9acc4ec

THE INS AND OUTS OF THE SELF-SUSTAINING REGEN VILLAGES

Between 300 and 400 residents will live in Almere’s self-sustaining community, relying on clean energy to power itself and planting its own food, as ReGen Village is slated to become the most sustainable development of them all. We interview the CEO here. http://progrss.us12.list-manage.com/track/click?u=d990359cc50960e25df3ac20e&id=35ea03fb06&e=0cb9acc4ec

IN CHARTS: MISCONCEPTIONS OF URBAN HOMELESSNESS

Inconsistencies in the correlations between homelessness and crime, economic growth and home prices dispel common misconceptions in most cities. See our data analysis h ...

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Submitted on: September 19, 2016 05:03:30 AM
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