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Designing for the new urban population boom

How do we live better in a world of ever increasing urban density? IKEA Australia Sustainability Manager, Dr Kate Ringvall, explains.

Kate Ringvall

In 2007, the percentage of people living in urban and metropolitan areas hit 50% for the first time in humanity’s history.

In this episode, IKEA Australia’s Sustainability Manager, Dr Kate Ringvall, discusses a future that will demand ever smarter, more innovative approaches to urban development and how adaptive design can help us maximize our space.

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