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Eco-Cities Up Close | 2013

Story: David South Design and Layout: Solveig Rolfsdottir Publication: Southern Innovator Issue 4: Cities and Urbanization Publisher: United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) Date: 2013 © David South Consulting 2017 

Global South Eco-cities Show How the Future Can Be

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY The world is currently undergoing a high-stress transition on a scale not seen since the great industrial revolution that swept Europe in the 19th and 20th centuries. Today’s urban and industrial transition involves many more people and is taking place on a greater proportion of the […]

Book Boom Rides Growing Economies and Cities

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY Along with growing economies, the global South is seeing growing numbers of readers and a newly flourishing publishing industry. The creative economy – of which book publishing is part – is experiencing a jolt from a combination of expanding economies and urbanizing cities. Just as […]

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Global South’s Rising Megacities Challenge Idea of Urban Living

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY The world crossed the threshold from being a majority rural world to a majority urban one at the end of the first decade of the 21st century. The reason for this is the fast-growing urban areas of the global South. And this is having a profound […]