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Placing Sidewalk Vendors on the Map in Ho Chi Minh City

<i>by Noalee Harel, Ruth Sappelt and Jackie Sly</i><br>Some urban treasures are hidden in plain sight. The documentary film "On the Map" shows how MIT professor …

The big inequality debate: can our system work for richer and for poorer?

The growing income disparity between rich and poor is a threat to all progress. Can the sustainable development agenda close the gap? Join the live chat on Thursday 9 April at 1pm BST<p>More than two centuries after Adam Smith wrote The Wealth of Nations, the notion that greed is good and wealth once …

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The truth about smart cities: ‘In the end, they will destroy democracy'

The smart city is, to many urban thinkers, just a buzzphrase that has outlived its usefulness: ‘the wrong idea pitched in the wrong way to the wrong people’. So why did that happen – and what’s coming in its place?<p>A woman drives to the outskirts of the city and steps directly on to a train; her …

50 years of gentrification: will all our cities turn into 'deathly' Canberra?

What makes a liveable city? Having lots of nice parks, you might think, a decent public transport system, good schools and hospitals, great architecture, exciting nightlife, easy access to the countryside. These are just some of the factors used by organisations who draw up annual lists of “the …

Smart Cities. called "smart" but condemned to being stupid

Below Rem Koolhas asks what really makes a city "smart", and argues that it's critical for smart cities and governments to converge again.<p>Edited …

The 20 Best Cities On The Planet

With globalization, climate change, and social and economical challenges, today’s world cities need to adapt like never before.<p>The IESE Business …

A Miniature Manhattan Wrought in Marble - Metropolis

'Little Manhattan' replicates the island-city in 2.5 tons of marble.<p>Marble’s usual rendition is seen in delicate antique effigies or lifesize …

Design for a Post-Neoliberal City - Journal #17 June-August 2010 - e-flux

1<p>Bavo have pointed to “the rise of a neoliberal take on the city in which market players, together with their new ally the entrepreneurial …

Viewpoint: Does Singapore deserve its 'miserable' tag?

<b>Singapore's reputation as a wealthy, aspirational and hi-tech country ensures it attracts a great deal of foreign talent - so why is it labelled the world's least positive country?</b><p>It was Christmas, but as my husband and I waited for our luggage in the shiny arrivals hall of Changi airport, the …

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These Stunning Satellite Images of Cities Were Really Made With Data

Satellite images of cities at night look wonderful—until you zoom in and realize that they're a big, blurry mess. These gorgeous city images, made by …

Mapping Asia’s Workouts

Singapore Overtakes Tokyo as World’s Costliest City, EIU Says

Singapore leapt five spots to top a global ranking of the most expensive cities as a stronger currency and price increases made it costlier to live …

Kiev Truce Shattered, Dozens Killed

Last night, Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych, working with opposition leaders in the months-long protest, declared a truce, hoping to begin negotiations. Within hours, each side was accusing the other of betraying the agreement, and some of the most-violent clashes to date took place, leaving …

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Foto Terkait<p>travel<p>Berburu Perlengkapan Outdoor di Pameran Deep and Extreme 2018<p>8 Foto<p>8/3/2018, 15:32 WIB<p>regional<p>Parade 1.145 Tatung di Singkawang …

Rick Snyder's immigration plan: Should Detroit be allowed to issue its own visas?

Gov. Rick Snyder of Michigan is planning to ask for federal approval for a plan aimed at “bringing 50,000 immigrants to the bankrupt city [of …

Putting an urban dimension in post-2015

If we are to end poverty, we must think about urbanisation. The world’s population is becoming increasingly urban and the number of people living in …

Ingenious homes in unexpected places

In the center of Caracas, Venezuela, stands the 45-story "Tower of David," an unfinished, abandoned skyscraper. But about eight years ago, people …