The host of the fifth edition was the city of Pontevedra in Spain. A place that for the last twenty years has been an example of how to organise a city around people. Drawing on their positive example, we will look to the future. Together. With you.
Together we reflected around four key themes that are central to thinking about the future-proof cities around the globe – using the excellent case study of Pontevedra as learning grounds, and further, a testbed for innovations:
Wanna know what happened? What the festival was like, the sessions, the attendees, the city. Read all about it in the Official Report.
Keynotes, workshops, tours and much more throughout +5 venues!
Learn all about 2022’s programme in the Sched programme below.
Beginning in 1999, the City of Pontevedra adopted a new city model that aimed to shift attention from private motorised vehicles instead to the city’s pedestrians. The city council went about banning all but essential traffic, and promoted journeys by foot, bicycle or public transport. The city suppressed indiscriminate parking in central streets, thereby cutting down immensely on inner-city traffic jams.
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