Would you live in a 10-minute city?
First proposed as a concept in 2016 by scientist Carlos Moreno as a "15-minute city", the idea behind a 10-minute city is to produce new-age lifestyle living without cars with a focus on day-to-day wellbeing.
So why 10-minute city you ask? The idea is that outside of work requirements, an individual would be able to access anything they ultimately require, within 10 minutes bike ride of their residence.
Company UNStudio has announced plans this week to transform an old industrial and railyard site in the northeast of Seoul, South Korea, into a 10-minute city. The project has been given the green light to commence and artist concepts can be viewed here.
What do you think about the idea of a 10-minute city? Does it make sense for the future of construction and our lifestyles?