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The Cities for our Future challenge is giving young people the opportunity to design the cities of the future

The overall winner, announced in November, will receive a prize of 50 000 Pounds and their idea could be made into a prototype that makes a positive contribution to the world

  • July 08, 2018 10:30
  • Author Olya Georgieva
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Source: citiesforourfuture.com

The Cities for our Future challenge is run by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in partnership with the UK National Commission for UNESCO and the Association of Commonwealth Universities. Competitors represent Sub-Saharan Africa, East Asia and China, Europe, Middle East and Northern Africa, North America, Oceania, South East Asia, South and Central America, South Asia and the UK. Regional panels will now go on to decide a regional winner and runner-up, and these 10 winners, plus two of the best runners-up, will go on to make the global shortlist, which will be announced on 18 July.

The aim of the competition is give young people the opportunity to design the cities of the future and to propose solutions to the most urgent problems worldwide. The overall winner, announced in November, will receive a prize of 50 000 Pounds  and their idea could be made into a prototype that makes a positive contribution to the world. After almost 1200 entries and over two weeks of deliberation, the regional judging panels of experts, RICS professionals and partners have narrowed the list down to a total of just 48 competitors.

Source: Smart Cities World