What will the cities of 2030 be like? Self City, Planet City, Castle City and Patchwork City

The cities illustrations are inspired by Marie-Emilie Sonnois’ drawings.


In conducting this study, ENGIE brought together a team of experts from around the Group, who then based their work on a proven scientific method developed by Professor Michel Godet from CNAM, the leading French science institution. The work done by the team has resulted in a number of alternative possible solutions for cities in 2030:


“Our work was based on identifying and interpreting the expectations and changing behavior of urban stakeholders (councilors, citizens, businesses, etc.) in order to build innovative solutions that would be appropriate and acceptable”, explains Joëlle Gitton, Head of the City and Building of Tomorrow program in the ENGIE Research & Innovation Department.