Urban Planet: Urbanology

Urban Planet is a daily roundup of  blogs from around the world dealing specifically with urban environments. We’ll be on the lookout for websites outside the country that approach themes related to urban experiences and issues.

“A company wants tax credits to convert a vacant skyscraper downtown to a juvenile detention center. Will you allow this?” The answer you select will determine the city you create in BMW Guggenheim Lab’s new game, Urbanology. By answering a series of question on matters of innovation, transportation, health, affordability, lifestyle, sustainability, and livability, the user creates a future city which is matched to its closest real-world equivalent. If only governing was so easy…

Image from Urbanology

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