and it is expected that by 2050 nearly 80% of the world population will be living in cities. Such tendency demands changing the way to organise urban settlements in a more efficient way.
Planning the world of tomorrow means having to rethink also the city as a pleasant and resilient place where to live according to the highest environmental standards, where to reconcile development and mobility, where to provide water and energy taken from environmental friendly sources, where to manage waste in accordance with the rules of the planet.
Future housing and buildings are part of aforesaid planning as well as hotels, health-care facilities, shopping centres, cultural and sports facilities, transport facilities. Recently the concept of “smart cities” is certainly dragging the whole sector toward a different philosophic approach to future living standards.