Toward Habitat III

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Israel’s tech capital is working on improving the way citizens interact with city departments.
By Jesse Fox / April 22, 2015
Kenya’s capital is home to a startup scene that makes a mission of improving lives of the urban poor.
By Greg Scruggs / April 12, 2015
The Canadian city is looking to export its recycling model, starting in China.
By Christopher Swope / April 10, 2015
Salina Hayat Ivy is known for honest leadership and tireless advocacy for the urban poor.
By AZM Anas / April 3, 2015
With a visitor surge crowding space in central Amsterdam, the city is marketing its neighborhoods as an alternative for tourists.
By Letty Reimerink / March 26, 2015
Much of Moscow's riverfront is a concrete barrier of roads, parking and industrial sites. Mayor Sergei Sobyanin has big plans to make it green.
By Timothy Misir / March 13, 2015