John Bongat is the mayor of Naga City in the Philippines, one of the most disaster-prone cities in the world. URBANET talked to him about how he attempts to make Naga City more livable.
Latest posts by Shipra Narang Suri (see all)
- Spotlight on livable cities, Part IV: Building livable cities - 1. December 2016
- Spotlight on livable cities, Part III: Responding to the challenge of livability - 29. November 2016
- Spotlight on livable cities, Part II: The Changing Mechanisms of Planning - 23. November 2016
What do cities in India need to be more livable? In the four part series "Spotlight on livable cities", ISOCARP Vice-President Shipra Narang Suri aims to answer this question by approaching it from various angles, giving examples from different areas of urban planning. In this first part, she outlines the shift in urban growth in India and measures that are being taken in response to it.