• Welcome to Future City Minnesota!

    Registration for the 2017-2018 Future City Competition is open!

    The 2017-2018 theme is The Age-Friendly City.

    The single most important ingredient in any city is people. And people need a variety of public spaces throughout their city, both indoors and outdoors, where they can meet, relax, play, learn, connect, share cultures, create community, and build civic identity. When city planners and engineers develop public spaces they don’t just consider open fields or existing parks and plazas, they look at sites such as abandoned buildings, old railway lines, waterways (rivers, lakes, ponds), former industrial areas, and the single largest land asset in anycity—the streets and sidewalks.

    This year, Future City is asking middle school students to respond to the issue of The Age-Friendly City and address the challenges in designing innovative solutions that can serve an urban area’s older population. Students are tasked with identifying age-related issues in their city planning and engineering a framework that enables seniors to remain active, independent and engaged.

     

    Save the date! Next year's Minnesota Regional Future City Competition will take place on Jan 19, 2019 at Dakota County Technical College - Rosemount .

    National FCC Finals will take place February 19, 2019 in Washington, DC.

    For More information see the Future City Website.

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Last Modified on May 29, 2018