What Ci*es Must Provide • Sustainable supply of safe food • Sustainable supply of safe water • Sustainable supply of safe energy • Sustainable eco-‐system • Security of persons, property and informa*on • Advanced communica*ons and entertainment systems • Sustainable industrial base (economic and environmental) • Sustainable transporta*on systems • Sustainable health and educa*on
Our ci@es and civiliza@on were designed during the most stable weather in the last 1000 years. Located in areas prone to storm damage and ﬂooding. Roof colours and parking lots suck up heat Avia*on hubs located in storm centers
Public concern for popula*on health and environmental issues is steadily rising • Asthma and pulmonary health • Pharmaceu*cals, contaminants and other chemicals in food and water supplies • Emissions and mould in buildings • Rise in allergies • Emissions and spills associated with industrial development
Containment doesn’t eliminate the problem and expanding landﬁll sites is an undesirable use for land
The Next Genera*on Community • s*mula*ng and • lower cost, including aesthe*cally pleasing lower cost of living work environment • cleaner environment • more space • more personal control • self actualiza*on and and inﬂuence on local personal opportuni*es governance • proximity to family and • closer to nature friends • access to services and • heightened sense of infrastructure personal security • less stress and ease of lifestyle
Imagine neighbourhoods that Next Genera*on are regenera@ve and give more than they take– Communi*es – produce more energy than they consume; – provide strong social support networks for their residents; – generate wealth from valued goods and services; – minimize their ecological footprint, curtail GHG emissions and enhance the natural and human environment; – resilient and able to respond eﬀec@vely to unexpected shocks and threats.