Letter of Lance Jay Brown, FAIA, President of CSU

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Welcome! Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Consortium for Sustainable Urbanization Newsletter “CSU NEWS”. While the CSU has had an online presence for many years we now want to give you more opportunities to share knowledge and information. We feel that this new, trimestrial newsletter is the appropriate vehicle for this.  Among our very […]

A Workshop on Urban Resilience: Proposals for Ankara

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By Feyzan Erkip The concept of resilience became one of the recent academic interests of researchers working on urban issues as it provides the opportunity to discuss cities’ complexity in a holistic way. Originated from ecological sciences and adopted by social sciences in the last two decades, resilience differs from sustainability since it proposes flexibility […]

News from Mexico, Metropolitan Planning in Guadalajara

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By Antonieta Castro-Cosío With a population of about 4.5 million, Guadalajara, is Mexico’s second largest city after Mexico City, the country’s capital. Given its strategic location, it has historically been the economic hub of Mexico’s western region, which also explains its fast growth (between 1.4% and 2.7% from 1990 to 2010) in the last three […]

Hope and Hazard in the Development of Pakistan’s Tourism Sector

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By Leylac Naqvi Somewhere between what seems to be near-universal excitement over the potential for growing Pakistan’s tourism sector and near-universal acknowledgment of the environmental degradation and other negative effects tourism can bring with it, lies a question that urgently needs a good answer: how, exactly, will Pakistan get one without getting the other? Is […]

New and Emerging Technologies for Smarter and Sustainable Cities

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By Sarbuland Khan Secretary General Guterres was so right in expressing his frank “disappointment” with the failure of world leaders to reach an agreement on how to move forward in meeting the challenge of the “climate crisis” at the 25th Annual Conference of Parties to the UN Convention on Climate Change, held recently in Madrid. […]