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The Geometry of Sprawl

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What can be gained from studying community design from high above. (Living Rooms: The Geometry of Sprawl http://t.co/rMmQRG2x)
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Four Innovative Ways Mobile Phones Are Saving the Lives of the Urban Poor: Examples from Nairobi, Mumbai, Mexico City and Rio de Janeiro

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In the developing world, mobile phones are both ubiquitous and relatively affordable. They're also being put to work in more innovative ways that magnify their impact on the lives of the urban poor.

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Sprawling Toronto - Can It Be Fixed? | Sustainable Cities Collective

Sprawling Toronto - Can It Be Fixed? | Sustainable Cities Collective | Urban Places HSC | Scoop.it
... preserving the character of our cities, the strong sense of community, and not have this subsumed in a sea of generic car-dependent sprawl. We should not have to wait until damage to our urban and suburban landscapes ...
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What are the most expensive cities to live in? - CNN International

What are the most expensive cities to live in? - CNN International | Urban Places HSC | Scoop.it
What are the most expensive cities to live in?
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UNICEF report: Children in an Urban World (Feb 2012) | The ...

UNICEF report: Children in an Urban World (Feb 2012) | The ... | Urban Places HSC | Scoop.it
“Excluding these children in slums not only robs them of the chance to reach their full potential; it robs their societies of the economic benefits of having a well-educated, healthy urban population,” Lake added.

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The sky-high cost of China's sprawling cities - Financial Times

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The sky-high cost of China's sprawling cities
Financial Times
In the past 30 years, 500m people have moved to the nation's cities – as many as the combined populations of the US, Britain, France and Italy.
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