Joel Cowan Jr

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4 New Ways Of Thinking That Should Shape The Next Century Of Cities

As the CEO of an organization that is focused on accelerating innovation to improve the lives of low-income people in U.S. cities, I came to this …

TED Talk: 10 Reasons that Future Cities Will Float

In his talk at TEDx Vilnius, Koen Olthuis compares the cities of today with those at the turn of the 20th century: "cities are not full, we just have …

Why Africa's Cities Need African Planning

<i>In this article, originally posted on Future Cape Town as "</i>Designing African Cities: Urban Planning Education in Nigeria<i>", Professors Vanessa Watson</i> …

Urban Design

Forget Flying Cars - Smart Cities Just Need Smart Citizens

<i>This article by Carlo Ratti originally appeared in The European titled "</i>The Sense-able City<i>". Ratti outlines the driving forces behind the Smart</i> …

Smart Cities

Copenhagen's Mayor Reveals What Makes His City So Enviably Green

In an enlightening interview on Future Cape Town, the Lord Mayor of Copenhagen Frank Jensen discusses what it is that makes Copenhagen, and Denmark …

Cape Town