Question of the Month: What Should Be the Next Urbanism Buzzword?

“Intelligent cities” has replaced “smart growth” as urbanism’s hottest buzzword, experts say. What do you think should be the buzzword of tomorrow?

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Earlier this month, USA Today announced in an article that while its practices are still in action, “smart growth” is over as the hot urbanism buzzword. “Intelligent cities” is the hot new phrase. Many have reacted strongly to this statement — us included — so we’re curious what you think the next urbanism buzzword — or buzzphrase — should be, and why. Even if the trend or topic isn’t popular, or hasn’t yet gained traction, we want to hear it. We’ll post a roundup of the best ideas at the end of the month.

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