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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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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 […]

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New Cities Offering Solutions for Growing Urban Populations

By David South, Development Challenges, South-South Solutions SOUTH-SOUTH CASE STUDY Across the global South, new cities are being dreamed up by architects, city planners and governments, or are already under construction. Two new urban areas being built offer lessons for others in the global South. They both deploy intelligent solutions to the combined demands of urbanization, […]

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South–South Cooperation For Cities In Asia

Published: July 2014 Publisher: Southasiadisasters.net Issue No. 114, July 2014 Theme: Towards Urban Resilience The coming wave of technological innovations aimed at global South cities will dominate civic debates whether people wish it to or not. Already, futuristic, 21st-century cities are being built around Asia from scratch. I had the privilege of visiting a couple […]