Cityquest

A community of the builders of large-scale new city projects and their partners around the world.

Cityquest is a community of the builders of large-scale new city projects and their partners around the world.

Cityquest comprises:

Cityquest – KAEC Forum: The premier leadership event on the world’s largest and most innovative new city projects. The third edition took place on December 8-10, 2015.

Impact KAEC Challenge: This Challenge brought 5 candidates from top engineering, architecture and design, and urban planning graduate schools from around the world to spend one week in King Abdullah Economic City. At the end of the week, candidates were given a main challenge that KAEC faces and collectively devised proposals for urban initiatives that could address this challenge.
Cityquest is a joint initiative of the NewCities Foundation and King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC).

Watch this trailer for a documentary on new cities, broadcast on leading European TV Channel, ARTE, in January 2015. The film features interviews donducted at Cityquest-KAEC Forum, and reporting from KAEC, Songdo and Tianjin Eco-City.

Read Insights & Analysis on the Future of New Cities

Furthering discussions at Cityquest – KAEC Forum, we have produced three detailed reports exploring what the future holds for urban mega projects, and the impact they could have on society at large. Find out more below.

Reports

New Cities and Concepts of Value: Planning Building and Responding to New Urban Realities

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Building New Cities: Challenges, Opportunities and Recommendations

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New Cities: Opportunities, Visions and Challenges

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