The Global Urbanist

While they look clean and green on the drawing board, Asia's planned developments might be nothing more than cloned commercialism set in concrete. By undermining local culture, this 'smart city' approach may also prove unsustainable.
Apr 12, 2015   The Global Urbanist
The London bus network carries over twice the number of people as the underground network. "But with Britain's new coalition government preparing comprehensive budget cuts, the future of London's transport network is uncertain."
Jul 29, 2010   The Global Urbanist
"London's councils seem set on continuing the imbalance between the city center and outer suburbs, where the former supplies most of the jobs, and the latter most of the residents." Joe Peach reports on economic potential of suburban independence.
Jul 24, 2010   The Global Urbanist
Mumbai architect and MIT Professor of Architecture Rahul Mehrotra says that Mumbai is misunderstood as two distinct areas, the "formal" and "informal" city, instead of as a "kinetic" model.
May 25, 2010   The Global Urbanist