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Build better cities

Issue 94 - spring 2022
Elie Bou-Zeid, Princeton Professor and expert on sustainable infrastructure, recommends differentiated measures.

Urban mega projects

New in the nothing

Issue 84 - November | December 2019
New city! Think big! This is likely to be on the to-do list of heads of state of Egypt, Indonesia and the Philippines, which are building billion-dollar administrative seats.

The current number

Deadlocked cities

Nowhere does traffic slow down more than in Mumbai and Bogotá: on average, motorists have to budget more than 60 percent extra driving time due to congested roads.


Smarter rules from 2020

Issue 84 - November | December 2019
Khaled El Husseiny is spokesman for ACUD, the company that is developing the new Egyptian capital. He announces that the nameless city will become a highly efficient, sustainable and paperless Smart City.

news flash

Global water crisis

Since the 1960 years, water consumption by agriculture, industry and communities has increased immensely globally. This has - even more than lack of rain -...

Municipal development cooperation

Urban engagement

Issue 80 - March | April 2019
Development cooperation in a different way: Even cities can make valuable contributions to development with their know-how and commitment.


Learn from each other

Issue 80 - March | April 2019
Eva Dick is researching the topic of "City in Development Cooperation" at the German Development Institute in Bonn and reports on local development cooperation, especially from a German perspective.

corporAID conference

Urban Development Markets

Vienna, 6. November 2018
The corporAID conference 2018 spanned the range from sustainable solutions to innovative partnerships to concrete business opportunities for Austrian companies resulting from urbanization.

Urban Development Markets

Cities in focus

Issue 78 - November | December 2018
Six billion people will live in cities in 2050, more than two-thirds of the world's population. In order to achieve the global goals for sustainable development, investments in urban development together with ...