Transformative Cities

People's Choice Award 2018 Results

Three cities have been chosen by popular vote for Transformative Cities Peoples' Choice Award 2018 for inspiring people to take action to transform their cities in areas of water, energy and housing. Read their  stories and the stories of the many other inspiring finalists below.

Water Category:

Fundación Abril/ PAPC

Cochabamba, Bolivia

Energy Category:

Plan of Action against Energy Poverty

Cadiz, Spain

Housing Category:

Solapur housing initiative

Solapur, India

If you are interested in the in-depth stories of the other finalists as well as the full list of initiatives that participated in the Atlas of Utopias you can find them here:

The Transformative Cities initiative is not a competition, but an exercise of cooptition, popularising progressive initiatives and encouraging cooperation and solidarity.  We will now start a process of reflection, evaluation and knowledge-exchange between the initiatives featured in the Atlas of Utopias, and continue to find ways to promote the communities building the change we want to see in the world. Stay tuned and sign up to our newsletter for more updates!