Forbes: In Pictures – Ghost Cities Of 2100

June 11, 2007 in filtered based on companies


Forbes is not really well known for promoting long-term thinking but this is a brilliant approach. In images they explore the possibility that some of the world’s cities could disappear by 2100. Images are powerful and with a global outlook that span from Detroit via Timbuktu to Ivanova it cover some of the main challenges we face.

This is how they introduce the images:

Could some of the world’s cities disappear by 2100? It’s hard to predict, of course, but factors as diverse as global warming, industrial decay and aging populations mean that even as the global urban population continues to grow, some cities are facing possible extinction.



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