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Informal Cities

Our selection of videos on this month's theme: Informal Cities

 

Informal City Dialogues project

 

Robert Neuwirth

 

Are Slums the Global Urban Future?
Welcome to the world-class city. It has towers, expressways, shopping malls, airports, private schools, and gated condominiums with golf courses, swimming pools and tennis courts. It has no slums, but the world-class city is built by slums — a paradox isn't it? To see the city from the slum provides a different view, a view of the global urban future.

 

Future African Cities: the new post-colonialism
Future African Cities: the new post-colonialism

 

Charles Leadbeater: Education innovation in the slums
Charles Leadbeater went looking for radical new forms of education -- and found them in the slums of Rio and Kibera, where some of the world's poorest kids are finding transformative new ways to learn. And this informal, disruptive new kind of school, he says, is what all schools need to become.

 

Fabienne Hoelzel - Upgrade Your Slums
Fabienne Hoelzel - Upgrade Your Slums

 

 

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