The Shape of Economic Growth

By |2019-01-24T13:52:41+01:00January 22nd 2019|Categories: Basic Infrastructure & Housing, Urban & Metropolitan Governance|Tags: , , , , , , |

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.

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

By |2017-10-14T16:11:34+02:00September 7th 2016|Categories: Basic Infrastructure & Housing, Housing & Informality|Tags: , , , , , |

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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