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The fifteen minute city

The world is certainly not getting any smaller, that’s for sureAnd its capacity to hold us all is starting to become a strain on the planetBut, as ever, there are clever humans who have ideas.

The 15-minute city urban theory received the 2021 Obel Prize in recognition of the concept’s value for creating sustainable and people-centric urban environments.

“First coined in 2016 by Sorbonne professor Carlos Moreno, the term defines a highly flexible urban model that ensures all citizens can access daily needs within a 15-minute distance.”

And you can visit these cities now.

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