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    Hannah Wasserman Anne Chastain Patrick McDonnell Pádraic Hampton Bradley Urso

Informal City

Patrick McDonnell

Over the next 30 years virtually all urban population growth will take place in the developing world. The Rockefeller Foundation's Informal City Dialogues: http://www.nextcity.org/informalcity.

A partnership between Next City and Forum for the Future, Informal City Dialogues homes in six cities: Accra, Bangkok, Chennai, Lima, Manila and Nairobi. These are places of extraordinary energy. The informal realms, from single-chair barbershops to nine-passenger vans to sprawling settlements, are prope

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    Hannah Wasserman Anne Chastain Patrick McDonnell Pádraic Hampton Bradley Urso

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  • Hannah Wasserman

    This is awesome-- and SO interesting. From an entrepreneurship stand point-- it seems like informal cities are beneficial-- less regulation. I wonder how this will impact governance in those cities.

  • matrosa

    Great initiative, equally awesome video. Who is the music?

    • Patrick McDonnell

      @Matrosa great music indeed. I Shazamed the tune and it's called "War" by the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble. Good stuff!