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Smart 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 

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Model Cities Across the South Challenge Old Ways

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY Pioneering thinking about how resources are used and how people live their lives is taking place in the dynamic economies of the global South. Facing a vast population surge to urban areas, these include attempts to build “green” cities and low-waste, smart and digital communities. These […]

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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 […]

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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 […]