February 10 2015 | News Story

Building a city of the future may sound pretty cool until the process eats up months of free time. But a group of local kids has been willing to do whatever it takes for their entry in the Future… more

January 27 2015 | News Story

As urban populations continue to grow and natural resources dwindle, city planners, engineers, and environmentalists point to a need to develop sustainable ways to fulfill the demand for more food… more

January 27 2015 | News Story

 A team of students from The Ellis School in Shadyside won the Carnegie Science Center's 16th annual Regional Future City Competition on… more

January 27 2015 | News Story

Food production remains a hot topic because experts think that by 2030, nearly all of the world's population growth will be concentrated in urban areas, plus Earth's fertile land won't be enough… more

January 27 2015 | News Story

Using recycled Dasani bottles, a Slinky, a mirror and old computer parts, Catalina Caceres and her Catholic school classmates created “Carpe Verde,” a planned city that featured a multi-system… more

February 26 2014 | News Story

The future is now in Evanston, at least in a city created by a team called Destiny in a St. Athanasius School classroom under the guidance of math teacher Maggie Dolan.

Dolan, of Grayslake… more

February 26 2014 | News Story

Huntsville, Alabama- Middle schoolers have gone beyond making paper mache volcanoes and homemade lava lamps for a more innovative scientific challenge.

Nearly 20 teams of… more

February 18 2014 | News Story

WASHINGTON, February 18, 2014 – A city of the future – Gongping – engineered by students from St. John Lutheran School in Rochester, Michigan – has won the grand prize today at… more

February 14 2014 | News Story


Since September 2013, 40,000 middle school students from over 1000 schools in 37 national regions have been engaged in DiscoverE's 2013-14 Future City®… more

February 04 2014 |

Future City Spotlight is a new series showcasing the educators, engineer mentors, parents and students who comprise the Future City Competition. In their own words, individuals will tell us… more