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View Poll Results: Which of these is the world's most futuristic city?
Abu Dhabi 2 6.45%
Abuja 0 0%
Amsterdam 0 0%
Astana 2 6.45%
Bangalore 0 0%
Brasilia 0 0%
Curitiba 0 0%
Doha 2 6.45%
Dubai 6 19.35%
Helsinki 0 0%
Hong Kong 1 3.23%
London 1 3.23%
Los Angeles 1 3.23%
Moscow 0 0%
New York City 1 3.23%
Osaka 0 0%
San Francisco 0 0%
Sao Paulo 0 0%
Seoul 1 3.23%
Shanghai 3 9.68%
Singapore 1 3.23%
Sydney 0 0%
Tokyo 8 25.81%
Toronto 1 3.23%
Frankfurt 0 0%
Other 1 3.23%
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Old 01-05-2018, 10:06 AM
 
Location: Buenos Aires and La Plata, ARG
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Astana, Dubai, Oslo, Tokyo come to my mind at first glance. All very dystopian-postapocalyptic.
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Old 01-05-2018, 12:24 PM
 
Location: South Padre Island, TX
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Cyberpunk:


Steampunk:
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Old 01-05-2018, 08:40 PM
 
Location: Cebu, Philippines
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If you want dystopian look no further than Pripyat
Chernobyl was good intentions gone wrong. I think it more likely that the world's elite do it on purpose.
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Old 01-06-2018, 01:34 AM
 
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Chernobyl was good intentions gone wrong. I think it more likely that the world's elite do it on purpose.
What are you talking about? It was a nuclear reactir that went off. There has never been any evidence of sabotage.
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Old 01-06-2018, 01:39 AM
 
Location: Seattle WA, USA
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Cyberpunk:


Steampunk:
I would consider steampunk as alternative history rather then futuristic. It blends history with the present and a bit of the future too, it's popularly used in alternative history like what would the world look like today or some other time in the past if the library of Alexandria was never burnt down, or if the Roman empire never collapsed, or if the Nazis won WWII etc.
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Old 01-06-2018, 03:08 AM
 
Location: Cebu, Philippines
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What are you talking about? It was a nuclear reactir that went off. There has never been any evidence of sabotage.
What are YOU talking about? Where did I say that?
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Old 01-06-2018, 03:14 AM
 
Location: East Flatbush, Brooklyn
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New York City is starting to look more futuristic with its newer architecture. I recently went to this mall at the site of the World Trade Center and it looked kind of neat:

https://ak1.picdn.net/shutterstock/v...ize(height:160)

http://oliviapalermo.com/wp-content/...42_634x422.jpg
NYC isn't even come close to looking futuristic. I'm from NYC and I actually laughed when I saw it was one of the poll choices.
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Old 01-06-2018, 04:27 AM
 
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As other posters have echoed, there’s cities that look ultramodern that should aptly be considered. But with that being said, there are cities that are advanced, and have advanced lifestyles, culture, etc and that should be a part of it too. NYC does have some impressive modern technologies, architecture, infrastructure as well though.
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Old 01-06-2018, 05:38 AM
 
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Goodness... those pictures of Dubai, Oslo and Vienna... Mind blowing.
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Old 01-06-2018, 06:04 AM
 
Location: East Flatbush, Brooklyn
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If we're going strictly by looks, two places I'd add are Ashgabat, Turkmenistan and Astana, Kazakhstan. Architects have been going wild in these places:



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