Bigger cities, bigger slums

Slum housing Australia

Our increasing urbanisation means a significant growth in the size and number of the world's slums. So, without romanticising the slum, can we make them places fit for living? And do we have any choice?




Billy Cobbett
Manager of the Cities Alliance.

Professor Paul James
Director of RMIT's Global Cities Institute & Director of the UN Global Compact Cities Program.

Elizabeth Ryan
Manager of the UN Global Compact Cities Program.

Cezar Busatto
Secretary of Political Coordination and Local Governance in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

Melanie Manuel
Member of Slum Dwellers International and resident of a slum in Cape Town, South Africa.

Stewart Brand
Futurist and author of Whole Earth Discipline.


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