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Science Year 2015 - City of the Future

Science Year 2015 - City of the Future

Cities are the most popular place to live for most people today. The number of urban dwellers is increasing daily. Life in the city is attractive, not least thanks to the results of science and research. Scientific findings will become even more important for people in cities to lead autonomous lives in future.

The internationally renowned urban planner Jaime Lerner once said that cities are the solution, not the problem. This is the rationale of 'Science Year 2015 – City of the Future'. Cities are places of innovation because they are in constant development. They can be models and pioneers of sustainable development in ecological, social and economic terms.

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