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From VR experiences at in-person events to online webinars, there are several opportunities to explore Future World Vision. See the full list of events to find one that fits your calendar.

OceanWell plans to test its desalination treatment module in the Las Virgenes Reservoir in Westlake Village, California. (Image courtesy of Las Virgenes Municipal Water District)

Could offshore desalination solve California’s water woes?

Testing is planned or underway for various offshore desalination technologies.

After the 2010 earthquake near Christchurch, New Zealand, liquefaction occurred throughout the city, including at this gas station. (Image courtesy of Martin Luff)

Uncovering the causes of far-field, seismic-induced liquefaction

Uncovering the causes of far-field, seismic-induced liquefaction Liquefaction in drained soils can take place far from an epicenter — why?

sustainable infrastructure

New ASCE sustainable infrastructure standard poised to reshape the future

ASCE/COS 73-23 provides guidance for infrastructure owners to develop and implement sustainable solutions throughout a project’s entire life cycle.


How are demographic, climate change trends on ‘collision course’?

Ray Bert reviews Danielle Arigoni’s “Climate Resilience for an Aging Nation.”

 Solar 'armadillo' (Image © MVRDV)

Solar 'armadillo' to power up in Taiwan

An MVRDV design for a new Taipower building covered in solar panels broke ground in August 2023, with expected completion in 2024.

The design of the 80,000-seat Lusail Stadium was inspired by an Arabic lantern and decorative motifs found throughout the Arab world. (Photograph courtesy of Ionel Sorin Furcoi/Alamy)

World Cup Qatar stadiums inspired by Middle East aesthetic

Qatar’s stadiums for the 2022 World Cup tournament featured designs with an Arab aesthetic and the ability to be adapted for reuse after the games.

Treescrapers rendering courtesy of Vincent Callebaut Architectures

Could ‘treescrapers’ turn NYC neighborhoods into forests?

Vincent Callebaut Architectures’ hypothetical vertical village integrates orchards and other agriculture as a way to help meet the city’s stated climate goals.

sustainable infrastructure

ASCE releases groundbreaking standard for sustainable infrastructure

ASCE has released a first-of-its-kind standard which provides guidance for infrastructure owners to develop and implement sustainable solutions throughout a project’s entire life cycle.

Metamaterial (Image courtesy University of Missouri)

Could metamaterials steer seismic waves away from buildings?

New research into topological metamaterials suggests promising “seismic cloaking” possibilities.

C-Crete, a portland-cement-free concrete that is workable and has great flowability for construction projects, is being placed in a building foundation in Seattle. (Image courtesy of R. Savary, C-Crete Technologies)

Is low- to no-carbon cement the future of construction?

C-Crete Technologies has unveiled a portland-cement-free mix that it hopes will change the concrete market.

Become a Future World Visionary

VR image of Mega City


See how Future World Vision comes to life through an immersive VR experience.

Cities of the Future film, Singapore


Stay updated on the upcoming Future World Vision giant-screen film, Cities of the Future.

Mega City 2070 platform


Create and share your own custom tour of Mega City 2070.

Reimagine the world and shape the future.