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Challenges in Living in Mega Cities and people responses to these Challenges

Challenges in Living in Mega Cities and people responses to these Challenges | Mega Cities-Housing | Scoop.it
In this article I discuss the challenges people face in living in mega citities. As well, I will discuss how people reponse to these challenges.
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Agenda 21 Mega-Cities Will Require Vertical Farming to Maximize Urban Space

Agenda 21 Mega-Cities Will Require Vertical Farming to Maximize Urban Space | Mega Cities-Housing | Scoop.it
RT @OccuCorporatism: Agenda 21 Mega-Cities Will Require Vertical Farming to Maximize Urban Space: Susanne Posel Occupy Corporatism No...
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'San Francisco, Boston and New York are the stages of construction of glorified shoebox apartments (if the closet and bathroom are factored into the allocated living space). Residents who live alone can expect to be coerced into giving up extra room for breath-taking views of the Bay area, furniture that comes out of the walls and beds that convert to couches to maximize living space.

In essence, these mini-apartments are only a bit bigger than the average US prison cell, although designed to resemble a hotel room.'

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The Problem With Megacities - Forbes

The Problem With Megacities - Forbes | Mega Cities-Housing | Scoop.it
Megacities in developing countries should be seen for what they are: a tragic replaying of the worst aspects of the mass urbanization that occurred previously in the West.
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Not much on housing

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How China’s Megacities Have Avoided Problems of Other Developing Cities | Newgeography.com

How China’s Megacities Have Avoided Problems of Other Developing Cities | Newgeography.com | Mega Cities-Housing | Scoop.it
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