100 Imaginative “Cities of the Future” Artworks

What the future might hold has long been a topic of speculation for artists and creative types. Trying to imagine what the world around us might look like in twenty, fifty, hundred years, or even end of the world can provide hours of entertainment. And it’s obvious that those artists and designers who take the time to create concepts of what they think the future might hold for us put a lot of time and consideration into their pieces.

Below are 100 fantastic artworks depicting what the future of the city might be. There’s a lot of diversity in the images, with everything from dark, almost apocalyptic, scenes to bright eco-utopias.

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Utopia City (Image credit: JamesHillGallery)

City Of The Future (Image credit: Killerethyl)

City of the Spheres (Image credit: Voyager212)

Future City 1 (Image credit: PeteAmachree)

City of the Future (Image credit: Jacob07777)

Future World 2 (Image credit: RudolfHerczog)

Future Road (Image credit: DaniNaimare)

Future Cityscape Concept WIP 5 (Image credit: Toiletbear)

3D Future City (Image credit: Forcg)

City (Image credit: Yty2000)

Future City Concept (Image credit: Cok3ster)

Capital 30 (Image credit: Revolved)

Cross Fate City Concept (Image credit: Adimono)

Smog (Image credit: Alexiuss)

Future City (Image credit: Pevel)

Speedpaint – Future City (Image credit: Antifan-Real)

Dark City (Image credit: Vaghauk)

Egypt – 2070 (Image credit: Merl1ncz)

City Of The Future 2 (Image credit: Xizeon)

SFM X-mas – Sci-fi City (Image credit: Enterprise-E)

Future City Too (Image credit: RobertDBrown)

Future Cityscape 1 (Image credit: Jarling-art)

Inner City (Image credit: Aksu)

Future City (Image credit: Xboxpsycho)

City of the Future (Image credit: Blackangel559)

Epic (Image credit: Christian Stoll)

Microcity (Image credit: David Fuhrer)

Paradigm Shift – Zone Zero (Image credit: Aiven – Yvan Feusi and Gaetan Weltzer)

Fantasy on City Image in the Future (Image credit: Yaroslav Shkriblyak)

Dark Tales of the Future (Image credit: Rasmus Poulsen)

Advent of Yellowstone (Image credit: Theswordsman77)

Organic City (Image credit: Spivak000)

Gravity City (Image credit: Yonaz)

Concept: Futuristic City (Image credit: I-NetGraFX)

Bold Visions – City Docks (Image credit: Antifan-Real)

Underwater City (Image credit: Nkabuto)

Meduzarts: Subaru Ep3, Concept (Image credit: I-NetGraFX)

Different World – Different Time (Image credit: Caucasian-eagle)

Megastructure (Image credit: Hideyoshi)

Epocholis (Image credit: Jenovah-Art)

Mirai Millennium SF BG (Image credit: Pinakes)

Cityscape (Image credit: Erenarik)

Ultracity (Image credit: Guitfiddle)

Metropolis (Image credit: Hideyoshi)

City Concept 3 (Image credit: Voyager212)

London 2063 (Image credit: Grivetart)

Magic Hour (Image credit: Benef)

Red Dawn (Image credit: Unfor54k3n)

Dome City (Image credit: PixelObsession)

Future Of City (Image credit: Arielitem)

Glide Down to the Future City (Image credit: ROMAgfx)

A New City (Image credit: Dekus)

Mountain City (Image credit: ApneicMonkey)

Ship Highway (Image credit: PixelObsession)

Capital Megacity (Image credit: Julian399)

Skypollution (Image credit: Izaskun)

Future-City Speedy (Image credit: Brehnman)

Plate City (Image credit: Farkwhad)

Dwellings (Image credit: AdoC)

Fallen Concept (Image credit: AdoC)

Vulcanae (Image credit: Gizmodus)

Mirandopolis: Birdcage District (Image credit: Gizmodus)

Rainy Dawn (Image credit: Voyager212)

Sci-Fi City (Image credit: TomEdwardsConcepts)

The Desert Labs (Image credit: Shadowtuga)

Speedpaint_73 (Image credit: Concept-on-mac)

Glass Prison Sci-fi City (Image credit: GutsBerserk)

Techno-Oasis (Image credit: Julian399)

Fast Food City (Image credit: PE-Travers)

Plaza (Image credit: Guitfiddle)

Futuristic City (Image credit: Brehnman)

The City (Image credit: Urielbeaupre)

Babylon (Image credit: Unfor54k3n)

Vertical Urban Scrawl (Image credit: JakeMurray)

Mad City (Image credit: Nelson808)

The Rule of Law (Image credit: Arsdraw)

City Design 1 (Image credit: Datamonkey-ultima)

Future (Image credit: Radoslav Žilinský)

Edge of Precipice (Image credit: Taenaron)

2210 (Image credit: 3yen)

Sun City (Image credit: Adimono)

The Future Harbor (Image credit: Yunhyunjung)

City Towers (Image credit: Aksu)

Sci-fi City (Image credit: Diversebeing)

The Three Sisters (Image credit: Nelson808)

Spear City (Image credit: TheTrashCaretaker)

Ballpoint City Digital Color (Image credit: RKGfXnl)

Canyon City (Image credit: AndreeWallin)

Windy City (Image credit: Hideyoshi)

City Night (Image credit: Molybdenumgp03)

Underwater City (Image credit: Lostsoul121)

The City of Dharchonia (Image credit: TateishiEigo)

Hidden City (Image credit: Molybdenumgp03)

Bridge City (Image credit: Loboto)

Futuristic City (Image credit: Milkmom)

Visari Env 02 (Image credit: Ichitakaseto)

Temple (Image credit: Xenomorph-designs)

City Lights (Image credit: Breaker213)

Silence (Image credit: Nitro-killer)

Utopia (Image credit: Adimono)

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Cameron is a professional Web and graphic designer with over 7 years of experience. She writes for a number of blogs, including her own, Cameron Chapman On Writing. She's also the author of Internet Famous: A Practical Guide to Becoming an Online Celebrity.

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