Posts Tagged: urbanization

On Informality

Taguig City, Manila, Philippines I must apologize for my recent absence from posting. Luckily, it is due only to good things. As others have mentioned, the past month or so has been consumed with graduating from NYU Wagner’s Master of

On Informality

Taguig City, Manila, Philippines I must apologize for my recent absence from posting. Luckily, it is due only to good things. As others have mentioned, the past month or so has been consumed with graduating from NYU Wagner’s Master of

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Urbanization News May 6

This week’s feature, A New Class of Consumers Grows in Africa: Market on Par With China’s and India’s, does not directly address urbanization but one can not help but wonder how this new class of Africans will shape Africa’s cities

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Urbanization News May 6

This week’s feature, A New Class of Consumers Grows in Africa: Market on Par With China’s and India’s, does not directly address urbanization but one can not help but wonder how this new class of Africans will shape Africa’s cities

Upcoming Urbanization Events

In case you have not noticed urbanization has become trendy.  This is especially noticeable as spring conferences focusing on urban issues keep appearing.  Check out a few highlights happening around New York City this week: Latino Urbanism: A Conversation with

Upcoming Urbanization Events

In case you have not noticed urbanization has become trendy.  This is especially noticeable as spring conferences focusing on urban issues keep appearing.  Check out a few highlights happening around New York City this week: Latino Urbanism: A Conversation with

Visualizing 590 Cities

We know that we are increasingly urbanizing but visualizing this phenomenon is difficult, that is why Bestiario‘s “590 Cities” presents such a sticking image of urban population changes. Visualizing.org describes this amazing stacked flow chart, …that manages to pack all

Visualizing 590 Cities

We know that we are increasingly urbanizing but visualizing this phenomenon is difficult, that is why Bestiario‘s “590 Cities” presents such a sticking image of urban population changes. Visualizing.org describes this amazing stacked flow chart, …that manages to pack all

Reimagining the Mother City: ‘Counter Currents’ in Cape Town

Edgar Pieterse, director of the African Center for Cities and editor of Counter Currents presents in this recent volume on Cape Town, South Africa “a radical project of optimism, bringing into collision the work of architects, planners, scholars, poets and

Reimagining the Mother City: ‘Counter Currents’ in Cape Town

Edgar Pieterse, director of the African Center for Cities and editor of Counter Currents presents in this recent volume on Cape Town, South Africa “a radical project of optimism, bringing into collision the work of architects, planners, scholars, poets and

Visiting Navotas: The Slums of Manila

In the third and final article of his series on Manila, the capital mega-city region of the Philippines, Australian urban planner Marcus Tudehope ventures to  Navotas, one of the seventeen cities that make of the Metro Manila region. The slums

Visiting Navotas: The Slums of Manila

In the third and final article of his series on Manila, the capital mega-city region of the Philippines, Australian urban planner Marcus Tudehope ventures to  Navotas, one of the seventeen cities that make of the Metro Manila region. The slums

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Urbanization News Roundup March 18

After a week of catastrophic events in Japan and continuing unrest in the Libya it is very difficult to focus only on news related to cities.  However, there has been many interesting reports this past week that will interest urbanist. 

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Urbanization News Roundup March 18

After a week of catastrophic events in Japan and continuing unrest in the Libya it is very difficult to focus only on news related to cities.  However, there has been many interesting reports this past week that will interest urbanist.