Innovation, Technology

Our cities in 2017: the technologies that matter

By

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

Urban planning, Mobility, Civic Engagement, Energy & Climate Change, Equality & Social Justice

A glimpse into global challenges through global experts

By

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

Civic Engagement, Equality & Social Justice

Public Spaces in African cities

By

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

Civic Engagement, Technology

Involving youth in politics

By

Education has proven to be a powerful means to involve youth in the political process.

Civic Engagement, smart cities

Eyes on the street

By

It’s the 100th anniversary of Jane Jacob’s birth, and the challenges of her generation are still the ones we are facing today.

Urban planning, Enterpreneurship

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

By

It appears that more innovation and entrepreneurship is happening in the dynamic, diverse urban areas as opposed to suburban tech parks.

Civic Engagement, smart cities

Smart Cities 2.0: Cities of & for the people!!!

By

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

smart cities

An urbanizing world and one size fits all solutions

By

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.

CONTRIBUTORS

Raquel Rolnik

Prof. at the School of Architecture and Urbanism at University of São Paulo.

mm

Darko Radovic

Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at Keio University

mm

Boyd Cohen

Professor of Entrepreneurship

Ricard Garriga

Co-founder Menorca Millenials

mm

Suzanne Spooner

Anteverti consultant

mm

Rebecca Smith

Active Alumni at the European Youth Parliament. anteverti Consultant.

mm

Ellis J. Juan

Emerging and Sustainable Cities Initiative General Coordinator. Inter-American Development Bank

mm

Dan Lewis

Chief Urban Risk Reduction, UN Habitat Chief of the Urban Risk Reduction Unit

mm

Rashiq Fataar

Urbanist and Director of Our Future Cities

mm

Pankaj Ghemawat

Global Professor of Management and Strategy. IESE

mm

Cecile Faraud

Circular Economy Lead. Peterborough City Council

mm

Parvati Nair

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

mm

Edward Glaeser

Professor of Economics, Harvard University. Urban Economist.

mm

Goldsmith Stephen

Professor. Harvard Kennedy School

mm

Gaetan Siew

CEO Global Creative Leadership Initiative

mm

Chaturvedi Bharati

Founder and Director. Chintan Environmental Research and Action Group

mm

Cristina Garrido

Urban Innovation Consultant, anteverti

mm

Esteve Almirall

Assoc. Professor. ESADE Business Law School

mm

Beth Simone Noveck

Founder and Director. Governance Lab

mm

Inazio Martínez de Arano

Head of Office in European Forest Institute Mediterranean Regional Office

mm

Bahaaeddin Alhaddad

Space Business Development and Urban Remote Sensing at Starlab Ltd

mm

Carlos Vayas

Metropolitan Director. Municipality of Quito

mm

Juliana Rotich

Executive Director. Ushahidi

mm

Aníbal Gaviria

Alcalde de la ciudad de Medellín (2012-15)

mm

Manu Fernandez

Founder. Human Scale City

mm

Kumaresh Chandra Mishra

Deputy Secretary General Habitat III Conference. United Nations

mm

Gabriela Gomez-Mont

Chief Creativity Officer at Laboratorio para la Ciudad. México City

mm

Amador Ferrer

Architect and Professor at Universitat Ramón Llull

mm

Francis Pisani

Author and consultant

mm

Markku Markkula

President of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR). European Union

mm

Shannon Lawrence

Director Global Initiatives. C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group