Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

The rising metropolitan sensibility

Expansive ideas of collaboration throughout metropolitan areas appear to be spreading in the run-up toHabitat III Two major conferences in late 2015 — one in Canada, the other in Latin America — provided evidence of mounting interest and focus on this phenomenon.

Metro regions differ vastly in their characteristics — national, ethnic, economic, physical. But increasingly they’re being seen as the true cities of our time, fusions of centre cities and suburbs that are destined to encompass more than half of the world’s population and to keep climbing through this century.

[Read article in Citiscope website]

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