The slums of the world's megacities have been the subject of much admiration among urban thinkers recently. Joel Kotkin argues that adulation is misguided.
Apr 5, 2011 New Geography
A huge mall in China -- the largest in the world -- has just a 1% occupancy rate.
Mar 10, 2011 Gadling
The Chinese megacity of Chongqing has announced plans to install a half a million surveillance cameras by 2012.
Mar 9, 2011 Agence France Presse
Building megacities needs to be a multidisciplinary effort, according to architect and designer Sean C. S. Chiao.
Feb 3, 2011 What Matters
The rise of megacities and innovation hubs is leading to a balance shift that will make cities, not nations, the most powerful drivers in the world economy, according to Parag Khanna.
Aug 19, 2010 Foreign Policy
With the global urban population on the rise and cities expected to become densely populated mega-cities, automakers are trying to design cars for future cities.
Jul 5, 2010 The New York Times
<em>Boing Boing</em> interviews author and futurist Bruce Sterling about global cities and how vastly expanding urban scale is not necessarily a problem.
Jun 15, 2010 Boing Boing