Urban futures can be worlds apart yet share common approaches to sustainability. Shermon Cruz, Founder, and Director of the Center for Engaged Foresight discusses Global South cities that are vulnerable to natural disasters and the challenge of dealing with complex risks in interconnected systems.
What will the city of Oroquieta be like in the year 2030? What are the people’s hopes and fears? Are there alternatives to a business as usual future? What is … Continue reading The City Of Good Life: Oroquieta City 2030
Just brilliant! I got an invitation from the organizers to share some learnings and insights on Philippine city futures at the first Quezon City International Conference organized by the University … Continue reading #futureperfect: “dream city” futures
Many are worried that our concepts of resilience, city planning and urban regeneration are very male oriented and city futures worldviews patriarchal. So what would Philippine cities look like if … Continue reading City Futures Learning Lab Vigan!
“In a time of drastic change, it is the learners who inherit the future. The learned find themselves equipped to live in a world that no longer remains” Eric Hoffler, … Continue reading Introducing the Philippine Center for Foresight Education and Innovation Research Northwestern University (PhilForesight)
Our report on the City Futures for City Leaders WFSF Learning Lab in Penang Malaysia was published in the Journal of Futures Studies September 2014 edition. JFS website and PDF … Continue reading Report on City Futures for City Leaders @ the Journal of Futures Studies
So I might be late sharing this update but well it was a brilliant event and would love to share a gallery of action photos courtesy of Think City and … Continue reading Takeaways from the World Futures Learning Lab, Malaysia
A storm is brewing in Asia, will Philippine cities transcend beyond the narrative of trauma and disasters? Is there an alternative future for Philippine cities or would it learn from … Continue reading Emerging Cityscapes: The UNESCO/CEF Futures Literacy and Sustainable Cities ForumWorkshop