Future is tough to imagine. Collective vision of the future is even tougher to capture. And yet, it is how we think about both our individual prospects for life and our city’s future that will strongly influence its development.
We have just finished a design thinking workshop on the transition from school to employment. The “screw up” part wasn’t the plan when we first started our preparations. It became one only a few days before the workshop… And it worked really well. Source.
For cities that were built around one or two industries, the times when the industry leaves their market are challenging, if not disastrous. We’ve seen many cities around the world struggling to reshape their local economies and find a way out of recession. To help post-industrial cities in this transition, we created the Urban Workshop and … More Interested in post-industrial foresight? We’re looking for partners!
In a recent interview for NBC’s 60 minutes Elon Musk, the founder of an industrial empire including SpaceX and the electric car company Tesla Motors, was asked about the latter. Tesla is likely to be “the first successful car company start-up in America in 90 years,” to quote the show. But its founder didn’t really think that’d … More Urban Workshop: reimagining the future of post-industrial cities