New Generation of National Urban Policies | UN-Habitat

  A National Urban Policy (NUP) is a coherent set of decisions derived through a deliberate government-led process of coordinating and rallying various actors for a common vision and goal that will promote more trans-formative, productive, inclusive and resilient urban  development for the long term (which can be from 20 to 30 or even 100 … Continúa leyendo New Generation of National Urban Policies | UN-Habitat

Development of International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning | UN-Habitat

   Different types and approaches of urban and territorial planning exist and have been tested worldwide without simple and universally agreed principles to guide decision makers towards sustainable development. The International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning (IG-UTP) intend to constitute a global framework for improving policies, plans and designs for more compact, socially inclusive, … Continúa leyendo Development of International Guidelines on Urban and Territorial Planning | UN-Habitat

Megaregions: Foundations, Frailties, Futures | GaWc

J. Harrisonand M. Hoyler Abstract: This chapter argues that the rhetoric and can-do bravado which currently surrounds megaregions has raced too far ahead of the sustained theoretical and rigorous empirical work needed to support many of the assertions, assumptions, claims and investments being made in the belief that megaregions do constitute globalization’s new urban form. … Continúa leyendo Megaregions: Foundations, Frailties, Futures | GaWc