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The urban environments of a sustainable future
By 2050, almost two thirds of the world’s population will live in cities on or near the coast, many of which will support more than 10 million inhabitants. Meanwhile poverty and the wealth gap continue to grow, population growth and density are on the increase and both our natural and built environments are being threatened by the challenges of climate change.
This thought-provoking discussion will reveal ground-breaking global initiatives in urban planning, architecture and engineering that are creating dwellings, workplaces and public spaces to optimise human and environmental survival.
140 Grey Street, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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