Category Government Management

Who was Jane Jacobs?

Jane Jacobs (1916-2006) was an urbanist and activist whose writings championed a fresh, community-based approach to city building. She had no formal training as a planner, and yet her 1961 treatise, The Death and Life of Great American Cities, introduced…

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What Would a City That is Safe for Women Look Like?

From Delhi to Barcelona, from Cairo to Kigali, the traditional male-oriented urban planning and design perspective is being expanded. Writing for The Guardian, Amy Fleming takes a look at the efforts of cities around the world to improve the safety of…

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Smart Cities and Smart Buildings

2019 Will Be a Year of Experimentation for Smart Spaces Work has been evolving in recent years. The focus of smart spaces will be to accommodate a new way of working, with more remote work, digitally enabled work and flexible…

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