SUPERFUTURE PROJECTS selects 20 cities annually, four (4) from each of the five (5) regions of the globe, these cities align with our CONSULTANCY and ADVISORY work, RESEARCH SPONSORS, SUBSCRIBERS and ENTERPRISE FUNDING AGREEMENTS and are the focus of our analysis and project services. SUPERFUTRE PROJECTS ‘drills-down’ on projects in the 20 cities selected, cities demonstrate sustained RAPID URBANISATION, RESILIENCE and ADAPTATION ‘leadership’ or ‘need’; and are experiencing variance in ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS and TRADE. INSIGHTS from our RESEARCH are made available online throughout the year, so subscribe to our updates, we publish two (2) reports in Q4 for wider distribution. The CITIES ATLAS is an annual report PUBLISHED in DECEMBER and covers the 20 CITIES STUDY. The FORECAST QUARTERLY is issued four (4) times a year to our stakeholders and subscribers and at the end of OCTOBER as a Q4 REPORT on an area of interest from our work during the current year.
2019 Q4 DETERMINATION: Determine the selected CITIES for the CITIES ATLAS, project scoping analysis, data model frameworks.
2020 Q1 SPECIFICATION: Specification of DATA COLLECTION SCHEME, structure, access, PRIVACY and information INTEGRITY.
2020 Q2 COLLECTION: Data COLLECTION and PREPARATION, data entering and model build, VALIDATE and CALIBRATE.
2020 Q3 VALIDATION: Complete FORECAST MODEL and run multiple ANALYSIS, update and VALIDATE data and INSIGHTS.
2020 Q4 PUBLICATION: Prepare evidence-based INSIGHTS and THOUGHT LEADERSHIP and 2020 OPEN CONTENT for publishing.
FORECAST QUARTERLY is a forum to discuss new projects, research, trends and issues of direct concern relating to our selected cities, project partners and stakeholders. Published four (4) times a year and issued to our research sponsors, the ‘fourth quarter’ Q3 is (re)packaged for wider distribution. For our stakeholders and subscribers the FORECAST QUARTERLY commences in JANUARY and issued at the start of each quarter, listing the year’s areas of research for selected cities and communities. FORECAST QUARTERLY offers viewpoints from both within and outside SUPERFUTURE PROJECTS and builds on the legacy of our consulting and advisory work, measuring and evaluating SOCIAL IMPACT, the SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDGs) and the economics of CREATING SHARED VALUES in the built environment. Informative and globally connected the FORECAST QUARTERLY provides insights into design’s ability to enrich the human experience and benefit cities and communities at the intersection between policy, urban economics, business and innovation, urban growth, design and development.
2020 CITIES PROJECT ATLAS is a digital, large-format publication and covers the 20 cities selected annually, four (4) from each of the five (5) regions of the globe to form part of the CITIES ATLAS STUDY. The 20 CITIES selected all demonstrate sustained rapid urbanisation in previous years, combined with their resilience and adaptation leadership or inefficiencies and are experiencing variance in economic competitiveness and trade across their wider region. The CITIES ATLAS STUDY examines in detail, the CLIMATE RESILIENCE and ADAPTATION of CITIES and [plugs-in] with our COMPACT CITIES INDEX RATING on the LIVEABILITY and ENTERPRISE PERFORMANCE and the ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS and TRADE with our GESTALT SYSTEMS and SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYSIS the CITIES ATLAS applies FUTURES FORESIGHT ANALYSIS and is published annually in DECEMBER.