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Contested Urbanism in Dharavi. Writings and projects for the resilient city

Contested Urbanism in Dharavi. Writings and projects for the resilient city

23 July 2013

Editors: Camillo Boano, William Hunter and Caroline Newton.

Urban Mobility and Poverty: Lessons from Medellin and Soacha, Colombia (Spanish version)

Urban Mobility and Poverty: Lessons from Medellin and Soacha, Colombia (Spanish version)

05 June 2013

Dávila, Julio D (ed), 2013, Urban mobility and poverty: Lessons from Medellín and Soacha, Colombia, London: DPU, UCL and Universidad Nacional de Colombia.

How People Face Evictions

How People Face Evictions

Forced and market-driven evictions are increasing dramatically worldwide, with devastating effects on millions of children, women and men across the globe. Despite this negative trend, however, many people-led initiatives have been successful in ...

Governance of Water and Sanitation Services for the Peri-urban Poor

Governance of Water and Sanitation Services for the Peri-urban Poor

A Framework for Understanding and Action in Metropolitan Regions. This document is aimed at a broad range of development and environmental professionals, civic society groups, staff in training institutions and aid agencies, politicians ...

Cities and Structural Adjustment

Cities and Structural Adjustment

Authors:
Nigel Harris
Ida Fabricius

Cities in the 1990s: The Challenge for Developing Countries

Cities in the 1990s: The Challenge for Developing Countries


Published by UCL Press
Authors:
Nigel Harris

The Challenge 
                of Environmental Management in Urban Areas

The Challenge of Environmental Management in Urban Areas

A collection of ground-breaking and thought-provoking papers written by some of the most distinguished, internationally known names in the field of urban sustainability. The experience of urban environmental management is presented from several ...

Spatial
 
                Planning for Urban Infrastructure Investment: A Guide to
 Training 
                and Practice

Spatial Planning for Urban Infrastructure Investment: A Guide to Training and Practice

This manual takes the trainer and user through a set of actions to produce spatial urban plans and to use them for advising decision makers on investments in services. They can be understood ...

Guidelines
 
                for Strategic Environmental Planning and Management of 
the Peri-Urban 
                Interface

Guidelines for Strategic Environmental Planning and Management of the Peri-Urban Interface

These guidelines comprise three short volumes, a flyer, and a poster. They seek to provide a basic understanding of the processes involved in the environmental planning and management of the PUI, as well ...

The Peri-urban Interface. A Tale of Two Cities

The Peri-urban Interface. A Tale of Two Cities

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More than half the world's population lives in areas that are classified as urban. In developing countries, a substantial and growing proportion lives in or around metropolitan areas and ...

Implementing
 the Habitat Agenda. In Search of Urban Sustainability

Implementing the Habitat Agenda. In Search of Urban Sustainability

The Habitat Agenda was adopted at the second United Nations conference on Human Settlements 'The City Summit' in Istanbul in 1996, when governments of the world signed up to an ambitious Global Plan ...

Sustainable Urbanisation: Bridging the Green and Brown Agendas

Sustainable Urbanisation: Bridging the Green and Brown Agendas

The World’s development and environmental communities came together for the Earth Summit in Rio in 1992. This summit produced a comprehensive vision for the future under the banner of Sustainable Development. Agenda ...

104. SPARC Housing Exhibitions

104. SPARC Housing Exhibitions

Authors: Sundar Burra