The world is in Quito to discuss cities- but are local voices heard at Habitat III?

As many as 45,000 people are gathered in Ecuadors capital for the UNs future of cities summit. Inside the fencing, speakers say greater inclusivity will make better cities for all but elsewhere in Quito, some residents are feeling shut out On a rare patch of open grass amid the vertiginous slopes of the river Machngara […]

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New anti-homeless architecture: Seattle employs motorcycle racks to block rough sleepers

Police cleared a homeless camp before the transport department filled the pavement with unneeded bike racks a clear lawsuit of hostile architecture which does not address the problem, tell campaigners City Cycling the city New anti-homeless architecture: Seattle employs motorcycle racks to block rough sleepers Police cleared a homeless camp before the transport department filled […]

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The world’s best cities for millennials

From affordable housing and transport to flourishing job markets and cultural activities, heres our picking of the hottest spots for a good life Affordability Millennials are a boomerang generation. The number of 20 – to 34 -year-olds living at home with their parents increased by 25% between 1996 and 2013 in the UK. Last year, […]

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The world is in Quito to discuss cities- but are local voices heard at Habitat III?

As many as 45,000 people are gathered in Ecuadors capital for the UNs future of cities summit. Inside the fencing, speakers say greater inclusivity will make better cities for all but elsewhere in Quito, some residents are feeling shut out On a rare patch of open grass amid the vertiginous slopes of the river Machngara […]

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