Possible Futures for the city . . .
You can also read what GBN says about scenarios here.
In April 2008, Frances O'Brien (WBS) and Maureen Meadows (OUBS) ran a Lunar Society meeting on how scenarios for Birmingham might be generated.
Scenarios are a set of distinct stories about alternative possible futures, focused on external uncertainties. They can be particularly useful under conditions of high complexity when little can be foreseen, or when there is little historical information about the external environment. They are a good way of challenging, stretching or simply updating our mental models of an organisation or society, and its external environment