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REsolutions to Fund Cities - Rethinking Economic Solutions to Sustainably Fund Local Development
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REsolutions, a four-year international programme, offers an invitation to all urban actors to Rethink Economic solutions that operationalize sustainable, efficient, and resilient local development.
 

Tags: FMDV, Metropolis, Resolutions, UCLG, Others
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Deserving and outstanding initiatives of the 2012 Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation
[34 MB]
506 pages
Tags: Guangzghou, Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation, Metropolis, Others
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Cities and environment: creating sustainable wealth - Environmental sustainability, mainspring of economic resilience and social benefit
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This publication launched by the Global Fund for Cities Development (FMDV) shows examples from local governments from Cape Town, Vancouver, Grand Lyon, Monteria, Semarang, Tubigon and Växjö local authorities investing proactively in accountable strategies and programs for protecting the environment as the foundation of a sustainable building of the resilience of communities and territories. The publication has received the support from Veolia Environnement.

Tags: case studies, FMDV, urban finance, Others
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Indian cities: Managing Urban Growth. A Metropolis publication in association with India's National Institute of Urban Affairs
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148 pages

The cities and towns of India are growing at an unprecedent pace. This book outlines people, projects and ideas that are changing the subcontinent through:
- Millenium goals
- Slum renewal
- New cities
- Riverfront
- Traffic systems
- Waterways
 

Tags: best practices, Emerging cities, India, informal neighborhoods, Metropolis, NIUA, Others, Publications, research, Others
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Climate change. Cities in action
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56 pages

This publication sets out some of the innovative technology and sustainability actions from Metropolis member cities, the Connected Urban Development partner cities and other progressive cities worldwide. These provide an insightful and inspiring benchmark of best practices towards Smart+Connected Communities. These signify the emergence of an urban services platform approach towards the role of technology in the sustainable development of cities. The following information from Metropolis and Cisco forms an important contribution towards a blueprint of economic, environmental and socially sustainable best practices, technology platforms and methodologies that can be implemented as a reference by other cities around the globe.

Tags: best practices, Cisco, Cities, climate change, IT, members, Publications, statistics, sustainability, Trends, urban waste, water, Others
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Connecting Cities: Megaevent Cities. A Research Publication for Metropolis Congress
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168 pages

Introduction by Chris Johnson
The Sydney Olympic Park Model: Evolution and Realisation by Adjunct Professor Richard Cashman
The Operation of the Bejing 2008 Olympic Precinct by Professor Hai Ren
Planning London Olympic Park as a Global and Local Place - A Comparative Analysis with Sydney Olympic Park by Hiromasa Shirai
The Influence of Mega Events on City Structure under Contemporary Urban Governance by Dr Glen Searle
Urbanising a Post-Olympic Landscape by Darlene van der Breggen
Sydney Olympic Park: Centrality, Mobility and Metropolitan Publics by Professor Donald McNeill and Doctor Mark Davidson
Marketing the Park to the Community - Visitors and Audiences at Sydney Olympic Park by Alan Marsh

Tags: best practices, congress, mega events, Publications, research, Sydney 2008, Others
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Connecting Cities: China. A Research Publication for Metropolis Congress
[15 MB]
173 pages

Introduction by Chris Johnson
Chinese Cities in Contemporary Globalisation by Peter Taylor and Michael Hoyler
Urbanisation in China: Causes and Consequences by Eric Heikkila
Three City Regions in China by CB Richard Ellis
Mega-City Region Development in the Greater Pearl River Delta by Anthony Yeh and Jiang Xu
The Chinese Urban Age by Richard Hu
Shanghai's Waterfront by Richard Marshall

Tags: best practices, Cities, congress, Emerging cities, Publications, research, shanghai, Sydney 2008, Others
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Connecting Cities: India. A Research Publication for Metropolis Congress
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157 pages

Introduction by Chris Johnson
Urban India: Comparing Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Bangalore by Phillipp Rode and Rit Chandra
Globalisation and Exclusionary Urban Growth in Developing Countries: the Indian case by Amitabh Kundu
Vision Mumbai by Bombay First
The Emergence of a World City: Bangalore by H.S. Sudhira
Creative Financing of Urban Infrastructure in India through Market-based Financing and Public-private Partnership Options by Chetan Vaidya

Tags: best practices, Cities, congress, Emerging cities, Publications, research, Sydney 2008, Others
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Connecting Cities: Networks. A Research Publication for Metropolis Congress
[10 MB]
170 pages

Introduction by Chris Johnson
Cities in Today's Global Age by Saskia Sassen  
World City Network by Peter Taylor
Physical Connection: Airline Networks by Ben Derudder & Frank Witlox
Virtual Connection: Information Networks and Cities by Johnathan Rutherford
Global Knowledge Networks by Michael Hoyler and Heike Jons
D_City: Networking the Data Modelling Revolution by Davina Jackson
 

Tags: best practices, Cities, congress, Knowledge, Network, Publications, research, Sydney 2008, Others
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Connecting Cities: City-Regions. A Research Publication for Metropolis Congress
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174 pages

Introduction by Chris Johnson
City Regions and Economic Development by Kathy Pain
City-Regions and Governance by John Harrison
Polycentric Structuring of Sydney's Metropolitan Region by Chris Johnson
Urban Transport Sustainability by Jeffrey Kenworthy
Polycentric Employment Formation in Australasian Cities by John Black
14-Hour City by James Calder

Tags: governance, metropolitan regions, Publications, research, Sydney 2008, urban mobility, Others

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