February 28, 2018

Verso Books release a collection of essays to commemorate the 50th year of Henri Lefebvre's Right to the City. The collection is available for downloaded (free as of the present) at https://www.versobooks.com/books/2674-the-right-to-the-city

Included in this collec...

February 27, 2018

During the last two decades, Medellin has managed to shift its fate from being the most violent city of the planet, to be one of the most innovative cities according to The Wall Street Journal (2013) and 2ThinkNow (2017). The reason behind this change is related to the...

February 26, 2018

Access to safe and hygienic public toilets remain a daily struggle for women even in urban India. The poor condition and maintenance of washrooms have pushed women away from using them. Moreover, public restrooms usually do not cater for women-specific biological needs...

February 25, 2018

Today we recommend to read: "How to use the power of urban planning to tackle inequality" by Sonia Roitman

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February 23, 2018

There is a very subtle line between what is acceptable and what is not in the urban space. No wonder traffic signs are such a trademark in the city's landscape: they show clearly what is mandate by the law. The rules are not so simple for affective relationships, gende...

February 21, 2018

Today we recommend to read "Cape Town undertakes controversial experiment to bring affordable housing to the city centre" on citiscope.org

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February 20, 2018

Reclaim the City is a Cape Town based activist group of low-income workers, poor tenants,domestic workers and students fighting for the end of spatial apartheid in their city and the provision of inner-city affordable housing.Apartheid spatial planning – which worked t...

February 19, 2018

Today we recommend to read: "What would a truly disabled-accessible city look like?" #citiesforall #inclusivecities #topicofthemonth#cityexplorationsnetwork

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February 18, 2018

To design of a city with universal accessibility is to assure that disabled people or those that have reduced physic mobility can move full and free of any barriers, without any restrictions, providing their basic rights and promoting their inclusivity. This right is a...

February 15, 2018

Dhaka is the largest city of Bangladesh with around 20 million people but only a few urban services and infrastructures are accessible to all. Existing urban services and infrastructures in the megacity 'Dhaka' are insufficient to cover the basic needs of the city's in...

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