18 JUL. 2018
The Cities for our Future judges have assessed the regional shortlists to decide the winners, and the two best runners-up from around the world.
The shortlisted projects will now be paired with a relevant RICS professional who will mentor them and help develop their idea ready for the global judging process, which commences in October.
A spider-web-like network of plants, which hangs between homes.
An idea for a new system to capture and filter rainwater in urban areas.
A new water infrastructure system, to improve water scarcity and inequality in Jordan.
A scheme to help regenerate Coney Island, New York, by creating a Canal City, to help prevent flooding, revitalize the local economy and attract tourists.
A new prototypical home offered to people living in coastal cities, who face the dangers of rising sea levels.
Towers that would provide water, sustainable energy and infrastructure to the community in Caracas.
Urban farming, an agricultural and urban co-habitation approach.
A low-cost, modular, and expandable house of up to three storeys, inspired by the Bahay Kubo of the Philippines.
An idea to retrofit existing buildings in cities across Africa with 3D-printed porous insulation panels to improve liveability and reduce energy consumption for cooling and ventilation.
An idea to address homelessness in Glasgow by converting car parks into overnight homeless shelters.
An Internet of Things water control management system: although it is applicable to numerous countries across the world, it was originally developed to address problems with water reliability in Azraq refugee camp in Jordan.
A discount on commercial business rates to incentivise businesses to install air purification towers in London.