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Mega-events and megaprojects
A. Varrel; L. Kennedy 2011
Mega-events are events with a global audience. They vary in type and organization, but the focus here is on those that have an itinerant character, occurring regularly in different places, and are awarded through a bidding process. Th...
Governance and urban development: case study of Metro Manila
R.G. Manasan; R.G. Mercado / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1999
This paper explains the evolution of the metropolitan organizations that have been established to oversee the development of Metro Manila, provides a survey of their responsibilities, authorities, organizational structure, financing, ...
Growing greener cities in Latin America and the Caribbean - a-i3696e.pdf
2014
This report looks at the progress that has been made toward realising 'greener cities' in which urban and peri-urban agriculture is recognised by public policy and included in urban development strategies and land-use planning. It is ...
Whose public spaces? Citizen participation in urban planning in Santiago, Chile
V.:Viviana Fernández Prajoux / International Institute for Environment and Development 2013
This article describes how community action stopped two planning proposals to build in public spaces in Las Condes, a commune in the metropolitan area of Santiago in Chile. The first proposal was the construction of a shopping mall by...
Spotlight on Publications: Urban Environmental Governance
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2012
Latin American cities are tackling environmental challenges through governance mechanisms and initiatives at the local level. The list of publications contianed in this brief highlights key research, policy analysis, and case studies ...
Rental housing for urban low-income households in the Philippines
M.M. Ballesteros / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2004
The objective of this paper is to examine the rental housing market in the Philippines and provide possible policy options for a viable rental scheme for low income households. Rental housing is now seen as a vital component in accomm...
Metro Iloilo Development Council: in pursuit of managed urban growth
J.S. Cuenca; E.C. Villanueva-Ruiz / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2005
The challenges posed by urbanization cannot be underestimated. Despite the apparent advantages of ur banization, the accompanying issues must be properly addressed lest the be nefits cannot be fully obtained or at worse, they can be d...
Slum upgrading - lessons learned from Brazil
Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo / Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) 2012
Over the past decade, Brazil has made important progress in legitimizing illegal settlements in big cities. However, according this new study by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Cities Alliance, the Ministry of Cities, and t...
Mega-cities & infrastructure in Latin America: what its people think
2014
In late 2013, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) conducted a multisectoral public opinion survey in five Latin American cities to better understand the way citizens perceive the quality of life, the needs of urban infrastructur...
Korean version of new town development
Korea Development Institute 2012
For the last six decades, Korea has experienced very rapid urban growth. In the urbanization process, cities experienced severe urban sprawl in order to accommodate immigrants from rural areas, and this urban spatial expansion changed...
Items 1 to 10 of 151

Items 1 to 10 of 151

Mega-events and megaprojects
A. Varrel; L. Kennedy 2011
Mega-events are events with a global audience. They vary in type and organization, but the focus here is on those that have an itinerant character, occurring regularly in different places, and are awarded through a bidding process. Th...
Governance and urban development: case study of Metro Manila
R.G. Manasan; R.G. Mercado / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 1999
This paper explains the evolution of the metropolitan organizations that have been established to oversee the development of Metro Manila, provides a survey of their responsibilities, authorities, organizational structure, financing, ...
Growing greener cities in Latin America and the Caribbean - a-i3696e.pdf
2014
This report looks at the progress that has been made toward realising 'greener cities' in which urban and peri-urban agriculture is recognised by public policy and included in urban development strategies and land-use planning. It is ...
Whose public spaces? Citizen participation in urban planning in Santiago, Chile
V.:Viviana Fernández Prajoux / International Institute for Environment and Development 2013
This article describes how community action stopped two planning proposals to build in public spaces in Las Condes, a commune in the metropolitan area of Santiago in Chile. The first proposal was the construction of a shopping mall by...
Spotlight on Publications: Urban Environmental Governance
Evidence and Lessons from Latin America 2012
Latin American cities are tackling environmental challenges through governance mechanisms and initiatives at the local level. The list of publications contianed in this brief highlights key research, policy analysis, and case studies ...
Rental housing for urban low-income households in the Philippines
M.M. Ballesteros / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2004
The objective of this paper is to examine the rental housing market in the Philippines and provide possible policy options for a viable rental scheme for low income households. Rental housing is now seen as a vital component in accomm...
Metro Iloilo Development Council: in pursuit of managed urban growth
J.S. Cuenca; E.C. Villanueva-Ruiz / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2005
The challenges posed by urbanization cannot be underestimated. Despite the apparent advantages of ur banization, the accompanying issues must be properly addressed lest the be nefits cannot be fully obtained or at worse, they can be d...
Slum upgrading - lessons learned from Brazil
Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo / Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) 2012
Over the past decade, Brazil has made important progress in legitimizing illegal settlements in big cities. However, according this new study by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Cities Alliance, the Ministry of Cities, and t...
Mega-cities & infrastructure in Latin America: what its people think
2014
In late 2013, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) conducted a multisectoral public opinion survey in five Latin American cities to better understand the way citizens perceive the quality of life, the needs of urban infrastructur...
Korean version of new town development
Korea Development Institute 2012
For the last six decades, Korea has experienced very rapid urban growth. In the urbanization process, cities experienced severe urban sprawl in order to accommodate immigrants from rural areas, and this urban spatial expansion changed...
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