Is the ideal city a building kit? Nothing is as uncertain as the future. New technologies rapidly follow each other and changes in the climate ask for constant adjustments to heat and heavy rainfall. Meanwhile, we wonder whether we will drive hydrogen-fuelled vehicles or vehicles powered by formic acid. How do we organize a city that is workable and ready for the future, if we are also faced with this uncertainty? Ward Rauws takes on this question in a video lecture (in Dutch) for the Universiteit van Nederland.
Through the Universiteit van Nederland, inspiring academics share interesting and new insights from their fields of research by means of short lectures. They bring science to life for a young and wide-ranging public by answering provocative questions in various formats. From dark matter to animals’ experiences of love: just about everything is covered.
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Our cities are at a tipping point, states urban planner Ward Rauws: climate change, the loss of biodiversity and sky-high energy consumption are forcing us to review how we design our cities.