From Ideas to Implementation: Creating Sustainable Cities with Good Governance

Maria Antonia Tigre The CityFix July 14, 2015 Over the last 20 years, three major urban projects in Rio de Janeiro’s favelas—slum neighborhoods—have failed to succeed in the long run, despite initially drawing international acclaim. These projects—Favela Bairro, Projeto de Aceleração de Crescimento (PAC), and Morar Carioca—were all intended to revitalize favelas throughout the city. … More From Ideas to Implementation: Creating Sustainable Cities with Good Governance

Reframing Sustainability For China, And Future Cities

Richard Brubaker Forbes June 2, 2015 For the first time ever (as of 2012) more people – over 700 million – live in China’s urban areas than in its rural regions[1]. By 2020, about 60% of China’s population will live in cities;[2] and 300 million urban residents are expected to move into its urban centers … More Reframing Sustainability For China, And Future Cities