Today more than half the people on our planet live in cities – and numbers are on the rise. Read about how cities can help combat poverty and climate change, and increase quality of life.


DDD’s #18 issue on “Cities” will take you on a journey to Nairobi, Mexico City, New Orleans, Beirut and Delhi.

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Message from State Secretary Thomas Silberhorn

Opening remarks by Germany's State Secretary of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Thomas Silberhorn.

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The Resilience Revolution

Terrorism, earthquakes, violence – global cities face various threads. 100 Resilient Cities helps them to be prepared.

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Computing Sustainability

Software that learns from sensors on garbage bins adapts to urban issues and generates solutions the human eye cannot see.

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