The Shape of Economic Growth

By |2019-01-24T13:52:41+01:00January 22nd 2019|basic infrastructure & housing, urban & metropolitan governance, , , , , , , |

With more and more people moving to cities, the question arises how to organise urban expansion in a way that ensures economic growth and quality of life. Nina Harari discusses which urban configurations can best accommodate urban growth and whether a city's shape influences its economic development.

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The Right to the City: “It is critical to urbanise informal settlements”

By |2017-10-14T16:11:34+02:00September 7th 2016|basic infrastructure & housing, housing & informality, , , , , , |

In modern-day cities, issues such as affordable and good housing, or the question of who designs neighborhoods are very relevant and often imply a conflict of interests. URBANET talked to Harvard Loeb Fellow Matthias Nohn about the challenges and chances that cities face, and about what really constitutes the "Right to the City".

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The world urban population | Infographics

By |2019-09-03T11:31:14+02:00August 25th 2016|global urban debates, , , , |

What are we talking about when we talk about urbanisation? How is it going to effect the world in the years to come? Urbanet's infographics provide you with key figures and numbers about citites' development trends worldwide.

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