The history and future of cities and innovation

Opening parragraphs of Metropolis
Lagos, Nigeria which will see one of the largest urban expansions in the world

“Cities consumed 58,000 square kilometers of the planet between 1970 and 2000; they will gobble up another 1.2 million square kilometers by 2030…By 2030, 65% of the world’s built environment will have been constructed since 2000.”

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