How countries plan, build and manage their cities today will determine the outcome of global efforts to achieve a sustainable future, a panel of United Nations and civil society experts said today, calling on the international community to “get cities right” so the impacts of rapid urbanization can be better managed and sustainable development for all can be achieved. 502 more words
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Sustainable Urban Demonstration Projects – Support Mechanism
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How do we solve the problem of the suburbs? Urbanist Jeff Speck shows how we can free ourselves from dependence on the car — which he calls “a gas-belching, time-wasting, life-threatening prosthetic device” — by making our cities more walkable and more pleasant for more people.
Recently derived equations that describe development patterns in modern urban areas appear to work equally well to describe ancient cities settled thousands of years ago, according to a new study led by a researcher at the University of Colorado Boulder. 675 more words
Dr. Ester Limonad will give a lecture on Recent Trends in Brazilian Urbanization the 28 March 2014 at 15:30 at CEDLA (Centro de Estudios y Documentacion Latinoamericanos) in Amsterdam. 63 more words