The Cities of the Future

Join a panel of experts, including Planning Aid Scotland (PAS), academics, engineers and technology experts to explore what lies ahead for humanity.

The Cities of the Future

About The Cities of the Future

The continued growth of urban populations and added pressures present sustainability challenges for our future cities. Join a panel of experts, including Planning Aid Scotland (PAS), academics, engineers and technology experts to explore what lies ahead for humanity.

Age 14+

Presented by the Patrick Geddes Centre.

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