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Watch: New Cities Summit aims to re-imagine cities

Check out a short video review of this year’s New Cities Summit held in Dallas, Texas.

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Can transport and urban design “speak with each other”?

The design of our cities affects how we move around, and how we move around affects the design of our cities and ultimately, urban life. One city which has made major strides in getting transport and urban design to “speak with each other” is Toronto.

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Building the City of the Future, Today, in the Developing World

In Nairobi, 75% of the population lives on 5% of the land – these are the informal settlements, which lack basic services and security. Read how Sanergy is addressing these important issues in Africa.

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Welcome to the Sharing City: get ready to share

Why should we share more as citizens? In the lead up to the New Cities Summit in Dallas in June 2014, we approached Molly Turner, Director of Public Policy and Civic Partnerships at Airbnb, to help us tackle our questions about the sharing city.

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Re-imagining Cities in the 21st Century: A Conversation (Part 2)

In the lead-up to the June New Cities Summit, Mathieu Lefevre,the Executive Director of New Cities Foundation sits down with Rashiq Fataar as they unpack this year’s theme Re-imagining Cities: Transforming the 21st Century Metropolis, in Part Two of a two part series.

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Re-imagining Cities in the 21st Century: A Conversation (Part 1)

In the lead-up to the June New Cities Summit, Mathieu Lefevre,the Executive Director of New Cities Foundation sits down with Rashiq Fataar as they unpack this year’s theme Re-imagining Cities: Transforming the 21st Century Metropolis, in Part One of a two part series.

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WATCH: What Works in Cities?

People from around the world gather in Sao Paulo, Brazil for the New Cities Summit 2013. Noted attendees, including Cisco’s Wim Elfrink, EVP & Chief Globalisation Officer speak about their ideas about things that actually work in and for cities and what will work in the future.

CityTalk Future Cities

8 insights into planning for Future Cities

With the world urbanising, current cities are growing and many new cities are being built. But will the future of the world be led by megacities?