December 14, 2018, 8am PST
The measures of urbanization vary widely, and the differences pose a challenge in developing policies and plans for cities.
October 26, 2016, 10am PDT
The phrase "everything on the street" captures UN-Habitat head Joan Clos's approach to urbanization. In the wake of Habitat III, who is the man behind the conference's "New Urban Agenda"?
May 19, 2016, 2pm PDT
The UN Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) has published a flagship report intended to inform preparation of the New Urban Agenda at the Habitat III meetings in Quito in October.
February 24, 2015, 8am PST
Rapid urbanization and climate change will make it harder for cities to provide crucial resources for their citizens. In this article, Arup consultants Amy Leitch and Laura Frost examine how the built environment can fill this emerging need.
November 26, 2014, 10am PST
A report from the London School of Economics focuses on the growth of cities around the world between 2012 and 2030, proposing a "3C model" for growth to ensure economic prosperity and to limit emissions.
July 21, 2014, 1pm PDT
A new report by the United Nations projects the growth of the world's urban population, which is expected to surpass six billion by 2045.
October 16, 2012, 12pm PDT
Historian Daniel London argues that by "excavating a 'usable past'" urbanists can find relevant, cutting edge ideas for solving the seemingly unprecedented challenges of global urbanization.