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Beneath the crude statistic that the world is heading towards 70% urbanisation by 2050 lie regional differences in demographic, economic and environmental change.

In 1950, the […]

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Planning Minister, Nick Boles, has announced that Britain needs to expand the area of our country taken by urbanisation to 12%.  Statistics can be misleading!  Is this a 33% […]

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By 2025, the developing world, as we understand it now, will be home to 29 megacities.

By clicking on the link below you can access an excellent interactive […]

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Data is important to make sure we know what is happening to our planet.  This link takes you to them.  They will also be […]

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China announced last week that over 50% of its population now live in cities.  Urbanisation is taking place at a rapid rate across the globe.  In 1800 only 3% of […]

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Living Spaces!

On December 3, 2011 By

Demand for housing in Hong Kong has led to flats being sub-divided into 120 sq.ft. units -yes the whole area is 12ft x 10ft!

They have their own […]

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UN report shows recent changes in urban population, climate change, energy use, resource efficiency, forests, food security and drinking water.

Its not all bad news!

Read summary report […]

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A thought provoking article looks at the challenges facing cities around the world.  From the Disaster of Brazilia (designed for the car!) to Bogota where, with new cycle […]

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