Gallery: Imagining The City 2.0 Wins the 2012 TED Prize!


The TED Prize has just announced its 2012 winner, and it turns out to be not a person, but an idea. Cities 2.0 will be the recipient of the annual $100,000 prize, in an unusual move on TED’s part to focus on “the idea” itself. The TED prize recipient typically unveils their concept at the February TED event, but this time the presentation will be based on a collaboration in which the organizers are looking for participants. The announcement is an interesting step from incubating a project to incubating a process; a central characteristic for successful sustainable built environments as we move forward.

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