A survey by UBS: Oslo, Zurich, Tokyo, Geneva and Copenhagen have emerged as the world's most expensive cities based on a standardised basket of 122 goods and services surveyed by UBS. The basket costs the least in Bucharest, Mumbai and Delhi. People in Zurich, Geneva and Copenhagen earn the most ...
Participants in Innovation Workshops Create Solutions for the Futures of Their Cities At the Innovation Workshops, participants began to create ways to impact the futures of their cities. The cities of the Global South are entering an era of extraordinary economic growth. As the United Nations ...
Project background and rationale ? What is the context of the project? Accountability, effectiveness, and efficiency are three major concerns of the cities, institutions (companies, government and nonprofit organizations) and their stakeholders. These concerns have been one of the main subject of studies in strategic planning since the 1990. To adequately respond ...
Project background and rationale What is the context of the project? Empowering Afghan women in different areas such as: English language, ICT, working online, self-development for a better life in Mashhad city and?. is the context of this project. What are the key issues to be addressed? The key issues for empowering and engaging ...
Project background and rationale What is the context of the project? Empowering and engaging citizens (especially youth, women and?) in city planning process and monitoring the city indicators is the context of this project. What are the key issues to be addressed? The key issues for empowering and engaging citizens (especially youth, women and?) ...
I can talk most directly about how city planning should change in the next ten years by recalling August 30, 2005?the day when Americans saw New Orleans awash in the ruinous water Hurricane Katrina brought the day before. We saw houses flooded to their eaves; we saw residents who?d escaped drowning by breaking through to ...
?Societal engineering? is just a way to indicate the discrepancy between how we go about doing any coordinated, intentional task versus how we go about living? in our societies, we should be mindful of what we do, why we really do it, and whether or not it works. We should ...
Many questions we are asked from out of France in this blog are about defining cultural engineering. In order to bring you the most accurate description and analysis of this concept, we have asked Sacha Kagan*, one of our new members, to allow us to post a text he has ...
Introduction: This is a simple translation of the Holy Quran for everybody especially youth and children. There are many translations available, but very few are in simple language and easy to read. The original translation is in Persian which is done by Sheikh Malek Ahamadi, who is a devoted scholar of ...