LSE Cities co-hosts urban dialogue at Habitat III

On October 18, the Co-Leads of the Habitat III Policy Unit 4 , LSE Cities and UCLG, hosted a three hour session consisting of two panel discussions in Quito, Ecuador. The panels discussed the implications of the New Urban Agenda for different aspects of urban governance in the context of the Habitat III conference and the policy paper developed by Policy Unit 4. The session, chaired […]

Phillip Rode spoke on the risk of low-density sprawl in Bogotá

Philipp Rode , Executive Director of LSE Cities, spoke [ video ] at #BogotaEsLaCumbre on the risk of low-density sprawl in Bogotá. Bogotá, which is a higher density city in the Latin American context,  is still less dense than many of LSE Cities’ Asian case study cities. Considering wealth and density, the city already has a relatively high rate of motorisation, reducing opportunity […]