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WATCH: Facing East: Chinese Urbanism in Africa | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

A photographic exhibition of Chinese urbanism in Africa. This exhibition was open to the public with the aims of broadening one’s knowledge on the China-Africa relationship with regards to the impact China has on the African continent.

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How cities can achieve 100% renewable energy : Cities for climate at COP21 in Paris | FUTURE CAPE TOWN

COP21 amplify the leadership of local governments and their important role for combating climate change.

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FUTURE LONDON | Scenes from Hong Kong’s (empty) streets

As Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protesters return to the city’s streets, Future London reflects on a trip to the city last year as initial protests were subsiding.

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Africa in 2015: The fastest, tallest, largest and newest

The tallest, newest, largest and fastest developments in Africa in 2015. Here are some to keep an eye on.

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The number crunch: Predicting motorization in China

China’s dramatic increase in motorized vehicle use has greatly exceeded past predictions. Now, latest estimates suggest that, by 2050, as many as one billion vehicles (excluding electric bikes and rural vehicles) will be on the road in China. This is equivalent to the current total global vehicle population. Can China accommodate this number of vehicles? Will motorization surpass even this estimate?

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WATCH: China’s Empty Cities

Why are so many uninhabited cities still being built in China? Dateline returns to update one of its most watched stories, China’s Ghost Cities, to find out.

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Failed Cities: Our next #CityTalk

We all hope for the success of our cities, but failed cities are nothing new. Join us for the next #citytalk as we discuss failed cities and the lessons that can be learned from a handful of examples.

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The Cities This Week: Edition 21

News and views from cities around the world this week.

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The Cities This Week: Edition 15

News and views from cities across the world this week.

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Beijing’s Healthy Approach to Public Space

The role of public space can vary greatly from city to city, with no one right approach to its use. Culture, history and tradition may all play a role in how the space is interpreted and enjoyed. In Beijing, public space focuses on health and community, a reflection of Chinese beliefs in balance, prevention and longevity dating back thousands of years.