By 2030, there will be more than 41 megacities spread across the face of the planet. Within these urban centers – where inhabitants number more than 10 million – surging populations will make increased demands on basic infrastructure, while economic disparity and rapid climate change will create wicked problems, but also new possibilities.
The spaces we live in or pass through may include structures that stretch to the sky or even under water, but it’s the connections and behaviors of a city’s people that truly define it. Our built environments have, and will continue to be a reflection of us, now, and in the superstructures and megacities of the future.
Our report examines:
• Nomadic lifestyles and digital communities
• Personal responsibility and the common good
• Genomic hacks and personal security
14 pp., 9 Elements of Culture, 6 Key Takeaways
About Culture Bursts
sparks & honey’s Culture Bursts are brief trend reports that open minds and create possibilities for you and your business. Bursts explore the fringes of culture, identifying key drivers of consumer behavior and contextualizing them against sparks & honey’s proprietary trends methodology: The Elements of Culture. Always provocative, incredibly current and with an eye on the future, Culture Bursts are a moment of clarity in an increasingly complex world.