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Is Our Urban Realm is Turning into a Big Slum?

We’re not just talking about poor people living in classic shantytowns on the peripheries of Global South cities, but living on rooftops, in filled-in airwells in the centre of buildings; in cages of wire netting erected to protect their few … Continue reading

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We Will Have to Make Our Future Cities Both “Resilient” and “Sustainable”

Now-a-days ,there are two buzzwords-Resillience and Sustainable.David Bello, Associate Editor over at Scientific American, has an interesting post here looking at the supposed tensions between “resilience” and “sustainability”. His argument shows that precisely the characteristics that make many urban systems … Continue reading

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Urbanization Debate:Is sub-Saharan Africa becoming urbanized?

Dear Readers While Researching found this very interesting debate . reproducing it with relevant links and credits.See , Think and give inputs. Research on urban growth has traditionally focused on the Western metropolis, which was shaped by the massive industrialization, … Continue reading

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