Suwon's EcoMobility Festival. Photo: Carlos Felipe Pardo The discussion on climate change often tends to ignore one critical factor: people’s own habits and preferences. In urban transport,…

Julie Babinard |

As the world becomes increasingly urbanized, the number of megacities is growing rapidly. Today there are 37 cities worldwide with populations of greater than 10 million, and 84 with populations…

Philip E. Karp, Peter Ellis, Barjor Mehta |

Slideshow: Reimagining a park, a river, and other public spaces in Seoul (Photos by Judy Zheng Jia / World Bank) [[tweetable]]"If you lose the human scale, the city becomes an ugly place,…

Judy Zheng Jia, Jon Kher Kaw, Annie Bidgood, Sangmoo Kim, Marisa Garcia Lozano, Rosanna Nitti |

In the last three decades, East Asia has reaped the demographic dividend. An abundant and growing labor force powered almost one-third of the region’s per capita income growth from the 1960s to…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

  When we think of urban expansion in the 21st century, we often think of ‘sprawl’, a term that calls to mind low-density, car-oriented suburban growth, perhaps made up of single-family homes.…

Chandan Deuskar |

Every minute, dozens of people in East Asia move from the countryside to the city. The massive population shift is creating some of the world’s biggest mega-cities including Tokyo, Shanghai,…

Axel van Trotsenburg |

Devant la confusion qui entoure la notion de « science de la prestation », il est important de préciser que cette science n’est en rien une proposition « clef en main » qui repose sur l’idée d’une…

Aleem Walji, Chris Vein |

Dada la confusión en torno a la frase “ciencia de la entrega”, es importante señalar que no se trata de una receta “única” basada en la premisa de que lo que funciona en un lugar sirve para…

Aleem Walji, Chris Vein |

由于“交付科学”( science of delivery)所产生的困惑,重要的是必须说明交付科学不是建立在某处适用即处处适用的前提上的包治百病的灵丹妙药。它也不表明研究和证据就能保证实现某种具体的结果。   几周之前,世界银行(World Bank)与韩国发展学院(Korea Development Institute)召集了一个有关交付科学的全球会议。…

阿里木•瓦尔基里 , Chris Vein |

بالنظر إلى الالتباس الذي أحاط بتعبير "علم الإنجاز وتحقيق النتائج"، وجب توضيح أن هذا العلم ليس وصفة "لحل واحد يناسب الجميع" استنادا إلى فرضية أن ما يفلح في مكان ما قد يفلح في…

Aleem Walji, Chris Vein |