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Guest article: Medellín, The World´s Most Innovative City of 2012

by Jaime Hernandez* The Citigroup with the Wall Street Journal,and the association of the Urban Land Institute launched a campaign to determine the most innovative city of the year. From an initial list of 200 cities, online public votes were … Continue reading

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Guest Article: Slum Tourism and City Branding in Medellin

by Jaime Hernandez-Garcia* Since the 1990s the second biggest city of Colombia, Medellin, is undertaking programmes and projects in informal settlements, to try integrate them both physically and socially to the urban fabric. Public space upgrade and community services such … Continue reading

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Diseconomies of Scale in Urbanism

By Caspar Lundsgaard-Hansen The Economist, a weekly news and international affairs publication from England, published an article on the limits of cities in Latin America. The article states that megacities in Latin America risk becoming a constraint on economic growth.

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