Leo Hollis The Guardian July 14, 2015 Oxford is under threat. In recent months, the council has been responding to widespread concerns that the city of “dreaming spires” was about to be swamped by a rash of tall new buildings. As a result, alongside EnglishHeritage and other agencies, the council has devised policies that create … More How are protected views shaping cities?
New Security Beat 2.2.2015 Are We Keeping up With Asia’s Urbanization? By Steven Gale There is widespread agreement, and untold publications, that argue urbanization is the defining issue of our time. There are more cities, both large and small, and more people living in those cities than anytime in human history. Many of these … More Are We Keeping up With Asia’s Urbanization?
The World Bank 1.26.2015 SINGAPORE, January 26, 2015 — Almost 200 million people moved to urban areas in East Asia from 2000-2010 – a figure that would be the world’s sixth-largest population for any single country, according to new data released today by the World Bank. For the first time, the data compares urban areas and … More World Bank Report Provides New Data to Help Ensure Urban Growth Benefits the Poor