Posts Tagged ‘Urban Renewal’

Porto, the URBACT city par excellence!

The city of Porto (PT) is the URBACT city per excellence amongst Portuguese cities! And why? On the one hand, it is the city with the largest participation in URBACT networks over the last 10 years: six, in total. On the other hand, it is a city that registers a strong involvement of various departments […]

By Ana Resende, on March 21st, 2019 at 13:27

Rough Urban Renewal In Guangjhou

When you read reports of the third plenum of the 18th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China about the new rights to be given to migrant workers and the new emphasis on harmonious and integrated urban development it is easy to be seduced by the rhetoric.   The reality of urbanisation in China is […]

By Peter Ramsden, on February 11th, 2014 at 17:24

Letter from America: The F Word, Watch a City Die because of the Mismatch between the City and the Functional Urban Area

The urban news in America has been dominated by three stories. First, the not guilty verdict on George Zimmerman the killer of Trayvon Martin. Second, Anthony Wiener’s predilection for sexting – he was the front runner for the democrats to get the nomination in the New York mayoral race and third the city of Detroit going into […]

By Peter Ramsden, on August 8th, 2013 at 12:02