Planning Sustainable Cities: UN-HABITAT Practices and Perspectives

By on 06/24/2014

Planning Sustainable Cities UN-HABITAT Practices and Perspectives

UN-HABITAT has played a central and very active role in the recent debate on the future of urban planning. For years planning was considered an inefficient tool, unable to address development effectively.

However renewed attention to urban planning has recently emerged. Shifting dramatically from its initial ambition to command and control the city, planning has started reassessing itself in the new context of urbanization.

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