Where will the world’s largest cities be by 2100 and what social, economic and infrastructure challenges will they face between now and then? In this video by The B1M, they look at the future of some of the largest mega cities on our planet.
From housing and resources to infrastructure, education, trade and economic stability – these vast urban areas must sustain our lives.
As the human population expands and as the impact that we have on our planet becomes more apparent, it is more important than ever to get our cities right. Technology, data management and the emergence of new economic and political models are all playing a part in helping address these challenges.
The 20th century saw a shift in the distribution of the world’s largest cities from North America and Europe towards Asia and Africa – and the B1M’s video on the 10 largest cities by 2030, based on research by the United Nations, predicted a continuation of this trend, as rural populations are drawn to new economic hubs in emerging economies.
But what do the following 70 years hold? Where will the largest cities be by 2100 and what social, economic and infrastructure challenges will they face between now and then?
Read the full story on this video, including images and useful links HERE