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The Mega City Challenge: raising roofs

As millions continue to flood into the world’s mega-cities, housing is becoming an increasingly urgent challenge. Chris Bown looks at the solutions that are starting to emerge.


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MIPIM 2014 examines the changing face of international property

International investment, urban change, logistics, and medical real estate featured at the 25th edition of MIPIM this March.


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The World Bank Urban Research and Knowledge Symposium Re-Thinking Cities – Barcelona, October 2012

The Symposium in Barcelona aided in contributing to and informing policy choices that can help policymakers manage potential economic efficiency, environmental sustainability and social equity tradeoffs associated with urbanization


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City Branding: The Seven habits

The Seven habits of highly effective cities: providing urban leaders with the magnet that combines people and institutions together in a common identity and purpose.


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German cities and Urban Policy

While the German Government has a strong view regarding how National Urban Policy should be implemented, there is still much more progress to be made if the country is to continue to strengthen its cities.


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Italian Cities and National Policies: a long road to walk

A large scale investment is taking place in southern italian cities with the hopes of kick-starting the economy of an entire nation.


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The key to future growth in the UK lies in cities

Allowing British cities greater freedom to take decisions about their own destinies could boost growth in the UK.


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Cities in Canada Thriving Against the Odds

Glenn Miller, Vice President at the Canadian Urban Institute, explores the challenges facing Canada's cities amidst the wave of urban revival.


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Brazilian Cities: planning for inclusion

The wave of economic growth in Brazil has brought about new challenges for the more vulnerable urban population.


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Population change in cities world-wide

The shift to a new phase of globalisation appears to have offered both a major return to scale and size, and to have supported those cities able to play international roles.


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The Arrival of the Asian World Cities

With astonishing growth rates and massive investment, Asian cities are becoming new leaders in the global urban system.


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Urban Intelligence 2: Urban investment and the new cycle

This month will discuss important shifts in urban investment trends, patterns and tools.


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New Istanbul: The center of disasters or the center of the world?

We are at a major crossroads in Turkey. We need to build a New Istanbul to solve the demands of physical infrastructure, offices for financial institutions, hotels, convention centers, shops, universities, research centers, as well as cultural and recreational sites.


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MIPIM-World Presents: Urban Intelligence- Cities and Sports Events

This month: Relationships between cities, sports events and urban development investment.


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Cities face major challenges and are competing for growth – Ad J. Buisman, Partner, Head of Real Estate, Ernst and Young

How can cities stand out from the rest?


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