Investigating the realms of architecture and its future possibilities, this book is an exploration of innovation and new forms of design and urbanity. It is a didactic yet personal approach to urbanity matters. Inspiring projects, all realized by Julien De Smedt Architects, emphasize the melting pot of diverse programs to be considered in creating future-proof cities. Julien De Smedt is an architect and engineer who began his career by working at Rem Koolhaas Architectural Bureau. In 2001 he founded his own architecture firm. JDS Architects works on everything from large-scale planning to furniture following processes that involve intense research into the driving forces of design.