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FUTURE CAPE TOWN | What is a street? 10 cities explored through street films

A series of short films developed as part of the launch of the Global Street Design Guide have us going back to the drawing board, exploring past projects, articles and thoughts around the very definition of a street.

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The Cities This Week: Edition 50

News and views from cities around the world this week.

Independence Square, Kiev, crowded by rallying supporters of Ukraine's integration with EU. Photograph: Vasily Fedosenko/Reuters

The Cities This Week: Edition 44

News and views from cities around the world this week.

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The Cities This Week: Edition 39

News and views from cities around the world this week.

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Community Aesthetics in Heliópolis

Heliópolis is known as one of the most densely populated neighborhoods in São Paulo, with 120,000 people living in an area of less than one square mile. Legend has it that architect Ruy Ohtake once called it the ugliest part of the city, prompting members of the UNAS community organization to ask him to help make it beautiful.

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The Cities This Week: Edition 29

News and views from cities around the world this week.

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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.

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Sao Paulo: A city with 180km traffic jams

The BBC reports on the South American city with 180km of traffic jams, Sao Paulo.

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Brazil Stadia Report #3

In conjunction with our Rio+20 coverage, Future Cape Town looks at the progress of stadia under construction in Brazil in anticipation of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.