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Pick of the Day: India’s smart city craze: big, green and doomed from the start? | Cities | theguardian.com

“And it exists: on paper. Its name is Dholera, and it is a key part of what you might call India’s 21st-century utopian urban experiment. Economists argue that the country desperately needs new cities: its urban population is expected to … Continue reading

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Pick of the day: Why Chennai’s Vendors Prefer the Sidewalk to the Mall – The Informal City Dialogues

I recently posted a series of blog entries on informality and formalization in Johannesburg using street vendors, taxis and settlements as examples (see here for the 1st,2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th). Here is a blog and a project with very interesting material on the … Continue reading

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