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View of Tegucigalpa during sunset on January 16, 2015.      AFP PHOTO/Orlando SIERRA

FUTURE CAPE TOWN | Paul Romer: The world’s first charter city?

Paul Romer who is a new-growth economist unveiled an idea for a ‘charter city’ at TED2011.

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FUTURE LONDON | Scenes from Hong Kong’s (empty) streets

As Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters return to the city’s streets, Future London reflects on a trip to the city last year as initial protests were subsiding.

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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | When young urbanists took over our Instagram

We look back at the most popular and thought-provoking photography from our #CityTakeover campaign on Instagram which kicked off in December 2014.

Photograph: Brendon Thorne/Getty Images

The Cities This Week: Edition 38

News and views from cities around the world this week.

Exterior view of the station in context as it borders the developing King Abdullah financial district. Source:

The Cities This Week: Edition 17

News and views from cities around the world this week.

theastralcity: Inspired by another post here on Tumblr, I decided to look into the Kowloon Walled Ci

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Inspired by another post here on Tumblr, I decided to look into the Kowloon Walled City in Hong Kong a bit more, it truly was one of the most amazing and terrifying places on […]

#TransportMonth from Shanghai: Life at over 300km/h!

by Rashiq Fataar

I would not advise sleeping two hours before departing one city for another, especially when trying out a new route to Pudong Airport in Shanghai. I insisted that at some point in time we used the Magnificent Maglev. The mission was therefore simple. Wake up early enough to take the Metro, using […]

Simplicity is key. If need 1,000 words to present, your idea won’t take hold. architizer: We spoke w

Simplicity is key. If need 1,000 words to present, your idea won’t take hold.

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We spoke with OMA Hong Kong managing partner – architect David Gianotten recently, and covered serious ground, including his favorite diagrams, what he’d do if he only had 24 hours in Hong Kong, the reign of blue foam, and the inevitable all-nighter […]