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The Future of Urbanization and Microcities

Current cities are dominated by microcity clusters, defined as dense aggregations of economic and social life. There are nearly 13,000 active microcities around the world. While COVID-19 has exposed the vulnerability of these clusters, their role as engines of economic growth will remain unchallenged hotbeds for urban technology innovation and the focal points of ...

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Cities have faced traditional challenges like congestion, pollution, and safety for decades, and most have a plan to combat them. Meanwhile, cyberattacks, climate change, and natural disasters are new threats currently mounting, which require new approaches and an expanded range of technologies to create true strategy shifts. Digital twins & urban modeling, resilient cities, circular ...