Toward Habitat III

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Washington, D.C., Kansas City, Nairobi and Mexico City are preparing to launch the "GovCombinator."
By Christopher Swope / June 26, 2015
Inside a dramatic consolidation of local government.
By Simone d'Antonio / June 18, 2015
Trinidad's capital leverages the power of its panyards.
By Nigel Campbell and Greg Scruggs / June 10, 2015
Once known worldwide for a breakout of the plague, Surat today is a model for how emerging cities can stay one step ahead of disease.
By Patralekha Chatterjee / June 5, 2015
A wave of construction below the earth's surface aims to make room for the city above.
By Timothy Misir / May 28, 2015