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What constitutes a compact and sustainable city?

[2016-03-16] Politicians and researchers often see compact cities as a solution to many environmental problems. But what exactly needs to be more compact? There is no clear answer to this question. Also, most of this discussion focuses on western cities in rich countries in the global north. In the new project at GRI, researchers however, take their starting point in the global south and asks: What does compact and sustainable mean in the context of informal settlements in developing countries? More...

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Sahlin, Kerstin & Eriksson-Zetterquist, Ulla (2016) Kollegialitet - En modern styrform

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