<em>Intelligent Life</em> magazine asks what city would be the capital of the world.
Aug 25, 2011 Intelligent Life
Emily Peck counts down the top ten most global cities now that more than half the world's population is urbanized. The 21st century will be dominated by the city, writes Parag Khanna. “The age of nations is over. The new urban age has begun.”
Sep 19, 2010 The Wall Street Journal
Miami could be the next major American city, and one that other global cities should try to emulate, according to this interview with economist Saskia Sassen.
Sep 10, 2010 Foreign Policy
In 1991, author and sociologist Saskia Sassen predicted that cities would make a comeback in her book The Global City. Now that her prediction has come true, Christina Larson talks to Sassen about what makes a "global city."
Sep 2, 2010 Foreign Policy Magazine
With increasing urbanization spreading throughout global cities, Justin McGuirk argues that city design is the biggest challenge acing designers.
Mar 29, 2010 Guardian
In response to a recent piece criticizing architecture critic Nicolai Ouroussoff, <em>Places Journal</em> Editor Nancy Levinson extends the criticism to the entire field, questioning whether its global scope is realistic.
Mar 12, 2010 Places Journal
This profile from <em>National Geographic</em> takes an inside look at the growing and rapidly changing city of Shanghai.
Feb 19, 2010 National Gepgraphic
New world cities are emerging, and the "first truly urban century" will be shaped by the way increasing wealth is handled in places like Mumbai, Bangalore, Shanghai, Beijing, Sao Paulo and Dubai.
Sep 4, 2009 Forbes
Without a proper light rail system, Sydney will get left behind as other global cities progress into a diverse transit future, according to planning expert Peter Newman.
Mar 29, 2009 The Sydney Morning Herald