Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Five ways urban design can spur inclusive growth

Every week, 1.5million people move to the city. By 2030, some 60% of the world’s population will live in urban areas. Yet while cities drive economic development, generating about 85% of global GDP, they also create major social, environmental and health challenges—especially for lower-income households.

There are lessons from around the world that could inspire [designers, planners and local authorities], so we’ve put together some striking examples of how innovative urban planning and design have been used to boost inclusive growth.

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