8 New Jobs City Hall Needs Now
Future Cities Report 1/31/2014 36 comments
City Hall isn't what it once was. In the age of big data, big storms, and more, local governments must recruit a whole new range of professionals. Here are eight new positions that your local government should be hiring for this year.
12 Bold & Bizarre Visions for Cities
Future Cities Report 11/22/2013 23 comments
There's no shortage of bold and bizarre ideas on how to make our future cities more livable, sustainable, and efficient. Whether many of these ideas are feasible is another story.
Top 100 City Innovators Worldwide
Future Cities Report 10/14/2013 7 comments
The Future Cities 100: Celebrating the Top 100 city innovators across a range of industries and specialties, including built environment, civic engagement, government, and beyond.
Stop These City Naysayers
Future Cities Report 5/31/2013 22 comments
The future rests with cities, whether people like it or not. It's time for urbanization naysayers to get out of the way.
25 Women Who Are Shaping Cities
Future Cities Report 4/30/2013 25 comments
Women are changing and shaping cities all over the world, and their influence is only bound to grow. Here are 25 (or so) who are making the biggest difference.
10 City Jobs That Are Cool Again
Future Cities Report 3/29/2013 27 comments
Here are the 10 jobs that are making a "cool" comeback, thanks to the growth of cities, and 10 people making the biggest difference in these fields.
13 Cities to Watch in 2013
Future Cities Report 12/19/2012 17 comments
For their innovative efforts, for the challenges they face and examples they stand to set, here are the top 13 global cities to watch in the year ahead.
A Conversation With Richard Florida
Future Cities Report 10/13/2012 11 comments
Richard Florida is the thought leader of the “Future Cities” movement that is redefining global real estate. Claer Barrett of the Financial Times interviewed him. Photographs by Nick Cunard.
Smart City Money Makers
companies and solutions that are most prominent, and destined to be most profitable, in the smart city revolution.
How to Make Your City Smarter
Cities all over the world need to become smarter and more sustainable. But where to start? Download this guide to learn the first, proven steps toward making your city smarter.
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