"the economics of sustainable cities" tag

Design alone, cannot save the city

Design cannot save the city. The words of Edgar Pieterse on Day 1 of the Designing Democracy Seminar. Pieterse was joined by Sithole Mbanga, CEO of the SA Cities Network, who spoke on the policy space surrounding the transformation of South African cities and Aditya Kumar, Regional Technical Coordinator of Slum Dwellers International (SDI) who presented on community involvement in the rollout of services.

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Going Green: How cities are leading the next economy- an LSE Cities report

LSE Cities launches its Going Green report in conjunction with the Rio+20 Summit.

4 key trends from #CityTalk I: The economics of Sustainable cities

After posing many questions about the economics of sustainable cities in last week’s blog post, we turned to Twitter to try and find some answers. During the very first #CityTalk – a monthly tweetchat launched by Future Cape Town and This Big City  – we engaged in a fast-paced discussion on the subject, with four key trends […]