The Expansion Costs of Mexico (Mega) City
People, lots of people; cars, lots of cars; pollution, lots of pollution; insecurity, lots of insecurity. And yet it moves…. Mexico City, currently one of the 5 largest cities in the world, became a Megacity perhaps even before the term was created in the 1970s. During the 20th century, people from […]
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God’s abode for the homeless in a big city
As part of our coverage on “The New City” we asked our bloggers for some pictures from their cities. Are there any places in their cities that are prime examples for sustainable urban living? But it could also be a negative example in order to show how a city should not […]
A Planet Of Slums?
Migration isn’t the problem: How India could boost the capacity of cities and infrastructure through good governance and planning to cope with urban sprawl and decay.