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Some of these ideas were, perhaps, ahead of their time.  At the very least more time was needed for governments to accept them more broadly (beyond the project) and for the private sector to adopt them.  First, we seem to have set a very high bar for “success” – hoping for a complete revision of major city-wide urban planning guidelines and standards.  Second, we expected it to happen in too short a period – over the life of one or two projects in a given city. 
Looking forward, given the projected arrival of an additional 2.5 billion urban residents by 2050, we have the following question: is now a better time to push for reduction of minimum regulatory standards?  We would very much appreciate your thoughts on this question, Alain.  Many thanks for sharing your insights with us and we look forward to continuing this discussion with you!