China to reach 50% urban population by 2015

March 30, 2010,AEST

Recently Li Shouxin, director of the Development Planning Department stated that China’s urban population had reached 622 million by the end of 2009, with the urbanization rate standing at nearly 47 percent with the urban population growing by just under | Read More

Suburbs stop growing due to housing bust

November 24, 2009,AEST

USAToday reports The recession and housing collapse have halted four decades of double-digit growth for nearly half of the nation’s biggest rapidly expanding suburbs. Twenty-four of the 53 cities of 100,000 or more that grew by at least 10% every | Read More

The State of Town Planning in Ghana

November 17, 2009,AEST

Kwadwo (Kojo) Fordjour, AICP has written a great article published at Ghana Web which looks at the state of Town Planning in Ghana. Ghana has a population of 22 million with 385 towns and cities, however there is little planning | Read More

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