Strategic Futurists; Value Systems Specialists


Is more foresight needed for Urban Planning in Darwin?

Tuesday 13 March 2012

A new city is due to emerge in Darwin over the coming couple of years and the key question is - what sort of attention is being paid to weather related disasters in the design phase? Paul Dale on ABC Radio Darwin chats with futurist Marcus Barber about planning and weather. You can download the MP3 via the link below

Strategic Futurist Marcus Barber discusses Urban Planning with Paul Dale on ABC Radio Darwin

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