Prior to hosting UN-Habitat’s 7th World Urban Forum in April, Jonathan Andrews spoke with Aníbal Gaviria Correa about the transformation of his city and how hosting the Forum will signify his city’s reintegration into the global communityRead more
We have to be more mindful of how a project can benefit the larger cause of city renewal or improvement and in particular, the opportunities and benefits it can bring to the urban environment in terms of liveability, rather than focusing purely on the impact that has to be mitigated. By Etty Padmodipoetro and Camilla WeenRead more
The concept of twin towns and sister cities was conceived after the Second World War to rebuild diplomatic relationships and reconcile citizens through cultural and educational exchanges. But in the modern era, Jonathan Ballantine reveals how sister city partnerships are being increasingly used to forge strategic trade and economic tiesRead more
As Commissioner for Transport in London, Sir Peter Hendy oversaw the successful operation of London’s transport network during the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics, one of the biggest urban mobility challenges a city can face. Nick Michell speaks to Sir Peter about the key difficulties he has had to face during his time as CommissionerRead more
Boston has begun unveiling rechargeable solar points on park benches for those perennially caught out without any battery charge in their phones, tablets and laptops.
Largely lost in the midst of the World Cup, on 30 June, São Paulo released its strategic master plan that will direct sustainable growth for the next 16 years and includes the most progressive parking policy of any developing megacity.
Prior to hosting UN-Habitat’s 7th World Urban Forum in April, Jonathan Andrews spoke with Aníbal Gaviria Correa about the transformation of his city and how hosting the Forum will signify his city’s reintegration into the global community
Siemens and the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) have announced the 31 projects representing 26 cities that have been selected as finalists for the 2014 City Climate Leadership Awards. Of these projects, which demonstrate leadership in taking climate action, winners in each of ten categories will be announced at the second annual Awards Ceremony on 22 September 2014 in New York.