Climate change | Laura Tenenbaum: «Scientists and city planners cannot stay siloed»

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Science communicator · former senior Science Editor of NASA’s Global Climate Change website

Natalia Olson-Urtecho: "Disruption means deciding outside the box"

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Co-Founder and Innovation Officer of The Disruptive Factory and expert in public policies and public engagement

2019 in Urban Challenges: CitiesToBe review of the Year

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Communications Coordinator at anteverti & CitiesToBe Co-Director

Feminist urbanism, creativity for sustainability, radical inclusion and growing inequalities: we list this year's most popular topics according to the visitors of this blog, as 2019 comes to an end and we welcome a new decade.

Finding inspiration in urban complexity: 1st edition of the CitiesToBe Photo Award launched!

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collaborative article

If you love cities as much as photography, submit your entry for the CitiesToBe Photo Award before 16th February 2020!

Urban innovation matters: 10 articles and resources to highlight why

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collaborative article

The importance of data, research and experiment; thinking outside of the box; a human-centered digitalization approach; putting people at the core: these are some of the keys to foster smarter cities, according to our team's expertise.

Emilia Sáiz: “Competition among cities is not an impediment for cooperation”

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Secretary General of United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG)

«Think globally, act locally.» The world has changed a lot since the first decades of the 20th century, when the Scottish

Creativity is boosting urban sustainability – and here are 10 examples

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anteverti Consultant

Art and Science are probably not two disciplines you would think about merging when approaching the fight against climate change.

How can feminist urbanism help build more equal cities? Lessons from Latin America

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Advisor for the Women and Inclusive Growth at Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and researcher

Urban spaces still often mirror gender inequality, but feminist urbanism-activism can be a powerful vector to move towards more equal, inclusive and safe cities – as it is happening in Latin America.

Cities leading the fight against climate change

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anteverti Consultant

Cities hold the key to tackling climate change given that they are responsible for 80% of global emissions.

Our cities in 2017: the technologies that matter

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Author and consultant

A review of what’s moving, to better understand where to act.

A glimpse into global challenges through global experts

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Consultant and Urban Expert

The world we live in is bringing a picture of global challenges when we try to discern between risks and opportunities. 

Public Spaces in African cities

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Urbanist and Director of Our Future Cities

African public spaces are complex, especially so against the backdrop of fast urbanising cities and increasing socio-economic volatility.

Youth engagement in politics

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Head of Knowledge & Policy, Climate Infrastructure Partnership

Youth engagement in politics encourages youth to become actors rather than subjects.

Parvati Nair: "Urbanisation wouldn't happen without migration"

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Director of the United Nations University Institute on Globalization, Culture and Mobility

Jane Jacobs, Eyes on the street

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Director of Innovation and Strategic Development in anteverti

On the 100th anniversary of Jane Jacobs, her new perspective to urbanism is remembered.

Kumaresh Mishra: "Urban development is a fact"

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Former Deputy Secretary General Habitat III Conference. United Nations

What Makes A Thriving And Interesting City? Something Called Collision Density

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Professor of Entrepreneurship

Boyd Cohen states that the growth of collision density results in urban entrepreneurial ecosystems.

Smart City 2.0: Cities of and for the people

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Assoc. Professor. ESADE Business Law School

We are witnessing a transition point, a moment of change in the understanding of what a Smart City is.

Manu Fernández: "Smart city projects need contextualization"

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Founder of Human Scale City & Senior Consultant in anteverti

To Manu Fernández the smart city as urban proposal seeks to provide a framework to explain and sort out the digital presence in the city that is becoming normal in the urban realm.

Bahaaeddin Alhaddad: "Happines in cities is not a new subject"

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Space Business Development and Urban Remote Sensing at Starlab Ltd

Darko Radovic: "Objectivity cannot be claimed in urbanism"

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Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at Keio University

Dan Lewis: "We need to look at the immigration flows as flows of assets"

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President, Westcoast International. Forrmer Chief Urban Risk Reduction, UN Habitat