Designers, city representatives and other inspiring leaders shared their perspectives on the role of cities in the net zero transition.
Buildings account for 38% of CO2 emissions. That means urban environments are critical. Panellists focused on the role of smart design, material choices and making buildings that can be repurposed over time and easily disassembled at the end of their lives.
The technologies to deliver green cities are available and are profitable. Public procurement can speed their adoption. Building norms can also help.
Panelists concluded by sharing their views on what cities will look like in ten-years' time. Take a look to hear what they said!