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Ten Take-Aways from the Last Day of the Metropolitan Solutions Conference 2016

By Renard Teipelke While there is always a breadth of thematic areas and topics that is represented and discussed during the Metropolitan Solutions Conference (particularly as it coincided with the German Habitat Forum this year), I would like to provide … Continue reading

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Infrastructure Projects Concern Not Only Engineers

by Renard Teipelke From the end of 2008 until the end of 2012, the first ‘Superhighway’ in East Africa was constructed between Kenya’s capital Nairobi and the industrial satellite town of Thika in the Northern part of the Nairobi Metropolitan … Continue reading

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Urban development and the illusion of participation

by Ares Kalandides Participation has somehow managed to become the cliché of urban planning. You know, one of these terms that have lost their meaning through constant lip service. Participatory planning is taught at universities and is an integral part of … Continue reading

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