The Future Of Cities : TED Radio Hour For the first time in history, more than half the world's population lives in cities. What draws people to them? What changes when people live closer together? Investigating the future of our urban zones, and what cities offer toward a sustainable future.

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The Future Of Cities

For the first time in history, more than half the world's population lives in cities. What draws people to them? What changes when people live closer together? Investigating the future of our urban zones, and what cities offer toward a sustainable future.

"We form cities in order to enhance interaction, to facilitate growth, wealth creation, ideas, innovation, but in so doing, we create, from a physicist's viewpoint, entropy ..." — Geoffrey West

For centuries, cities have been bringing people together. For the first time in history, more than half the world's population lives in cities. What draws people to them? What changes when we live closer together? We investigate the future of our urban zones, and what cities offer humanity toward a sustainable future.

TED Radio HourTED Radio Hour

A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create. Based on riveting TEDTalks from the world's most remarkable minds.