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Communities of the Future: The Rise of Purpose-Driven Housing Projects

WLLW explores five communities of the future to understand the ethos that underpins them and whether they are blueprints for better living.

East Solano Plan in California, aims to develop a sustainable community that focuses on health, economic growth and environmental benefits. Image courtesy of East Solano Plan
The Phoenix, Lewes is a sustainable neighborhood redevelopment of a former industrial site in the south of England. Image courtesy of Human Nature & Ash Sakula
Danish architecture studio BIG has designed a masterplan for a development in Bhutan named the Mindfulness City. Image courtesy of BIG
Culdesac, a car free development in Tempe, Arizona. Image courtesy of Culdesac
UN 17 Village in Copenhagen, Denmark which aims to incorporate all 17 of the UN’s sustainable development goals. Image courtesy of UN 17 Village
Serenbe is a neighborhood in Georgia with a focus on community, wellness and a connection to nature. Photo courtesy of Senrenbe
Xala is a restorative destination in Costalegre on Mexico’s Pacific Coast. Image courtesy of Xala
Ameyalli Resort & Residences in Midway Utah designed in collaboration with Deepak Chopra and the Chopra Foundation with a focus on transformation health and longevity. Image courtesy of Ameyalli
Rancho Mission Viejo, an active ranch and residential community in South Orange County, California. Photo courtesy of Rancho Mission Viejo
The Well Bay Harbor Islands Miami, Florida designed to support a healthier lifestyle. Image courtesy of The Well Bay Harbor Islands
Elysian Fields development in Melbourne, Australia plans to fuse modern health, ancient wisdom and neuroscience to support the wellbeing of its residents. Image courtesy of Gurner