Sep 2022
Author(s): Libertun de Duren, Nora Ruth;López Benítez, Benigno;Bonilla, Juan Pablo;Regalia, Ferdinando;Bilal, Usama;Ibáñez, Ana María;Schady, Norbert;Pinillos, Juliana;Hoffmann, Bridget;Medina, María Paula;Blackman, Allen;Savedoff, William D.;Slesinski, Claire;Cortínez-O’Ryan, Andrea;Indvik, Katherine;Mazariego, Mónica;Morais, Lídia Maria de Oliveira;Vidaña-Pérez, Dèsirée;Rubinstein, Adolfo;Cejas, Cintia ;Corburn, Jason;Pérez-Jaramillo, Jorge;Martinez-Herrera, Eliana
This publication reports on some of the health challenges facing cities. It aims to serve as a guide for public managers and decision makers optimize the great potential of cities to improve the well…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Cotino Hueso, Lorenzo;Sánchez Acevedo, Marco
Esta guía de ciberseguridad para ciudades y gobiernos subnacionales proporciona conocimientos y recomendaciones para ayudar a las ciudades de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) a protegerse en el…
Nov 2021
Author(s): Rodríguez, Daniel A.
This publication is a review of the current global experience with TODs, including its characteristics and impacts such as traveler behavior, ridership, and environmental benefits, as well as areas…
Mar 2021
Author(s): IDOM Consulting;Hobbs, Jason;Baima, Carolina;Seabra, Renata
La monografía “Desarrollo Orientado al Transporte: cómo crear ciudades más compactas, conectadas y coordinadas” es resultado del trabajo realizado por el BID, MDR e IDOM con relación al Desarrollo…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Libertun de Duren, Nora Ruth;Salazar, Juan Pablo;Duryea, Suzanne;Mastellaro, Catarina;Freeman, Lance;Pedraza, Lauramaría;Rodriguez Porcel, Manuel;Sandoval, Diana;Aguerre, José Agustín;Angius, Caroline;Ariza, María Camila;Artieda, Luis;Bonilla, Juan Pablo;Cabrol, Marcelo;Guerra, Vanessa;La Forge, Gordon;Chacón Martínez, Katherine;Mitchell, Ann;Pineda, Víctor;Pinzon Caicedo, Mariana;Poitier, Federico
There is no need to justify building cities to benefit all users. Building cities considering only the needs of a fraction of their urban residents is what needs to be justified. And yet, we have…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Vera, Felipe;Sordi, Jeannette
According to the United Nations, approximately three out of every five cities in the world with at least 500,000 inhabitants are at high risk of a natural disaster. If no better work is done on…
Dec 2020
Author(s): Genova, Jared;Sáenz, Luis;Caimanque, Rodrigo;Kopelman, Tatiana;Navarrete, Jesús
The purpose of this document is to provide an overview of the various resilience planning frameworks and explore their connections to cultural heritage and practices with especial reference to the…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Intelligent Social Investment;Scott-Brown, Miles;Rodríguez, Edna Liliana
This toolkit is aimed to help Latin American Mayors in key decision makers to include and prioritize biodiversity in their agendas, fostering sustainable and climate-change resilient urban landscapes.
Aug 2020
Author(s): López-Ghio, Ramiro;Salazar Echavarría, Carlos;Schloeter, Luis
In Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) the overall infrastructure investment gap has undermined the regions ability to sustain recent levels of economic growth. Estimates suggest that the region…
Jul 2020
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;BOP Consulting;Korean Research Institute on Human Settlement
The cultural and creative industries (CCIs) are one of the fastest growing sectors globally. Many local governments across the world have also recognised how the CCIs can directly and indirectly…
May 2020
Author(s): Schoen, Daví Parente;Libertun de Duren, Nora Ruth
New York City's success in providing high-quality, sustainable, ecologically productive and equity-promoting parks in recent years presents a number of important lessons for cities in Latin…
May 2020
Author(s): Vera, Felipe;Adler, Verónica;Acevedo, Paloma;Rojas, Francisca Maria Magdalena;Uribe, María Camila;Quintero, María Camila;Huerta, Claudia;Lew, Sebastian;Soulier Faure, Martin;Nacke, Melina;Simonez, Valentina
Covid-19 poses the same health threats to people living in informal settlements as the rest of the population; however, their living conditions puts them at a greater risk and could generate a worse…
Mar 2020
Author(s): Libertun de Duren, Nora Ruth;Brassiolo, Pablo;Lara, Edgar;Mastellaro, Catarina;Cardona-Papiol, Elena;Palacios, Angie;Ma, Xuesai;Sven Hallin, Myles;Mwai, Angela;Thomas, David
This document elaborates on gender related challenges in urban planning and governance from three major perspectives regarding womens access to city space and resources: service, political, and…
Dec 2019
Author(s): García, Eduardo;Suarez, Ginés;Esquivel, Maricarmen;Ruiz, Avelina;Zuloaga, Daniela;Chevalier, Ophélie
Urban conglomerates concentrate risks and opportunities for more than 80% of the population in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), and they constitute appropriate analysis units to conduct studies…
Oct 2019
Author(s): African Development Bank;Asian Development Bank;European Bank for Reconstruction and Development;Inter American Development Bank
This is the executive summary of the report Creating Livable Cities: Regional Perspectives, which takes a stock of key patterns of urbanization and urban development across the various developing and…
Oct 2019
Author(s): African Development Bank;Asian Development Bank;European Bank for Reconstruction and Development;Inter American Development Bank
The shift of people from rural areas to cities and urban towns in developing and emerging economies is one of the most profound demographic changes happening globally. Cities all over the world offer…
Oct 2019
Author(s): Townsend, Anthony;Zambrano-Barragán, Patricio
Esta nota técnica brinda guía para que distintas municipalidades mejoren su gobernanza mediante big data urbana (datos masivos urbanos), que definimos como el conjunto de información sobre bienes,…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Lefevre, Benoit;Ducci, Jorge;Vera, Felipe;Slack, Enid;Valenzuela, Luis;Davis, Diane E.;Rojas, Francisca Maria Magdalena;Harkness, Alaina;Ramírez, Alfredo;Rihm, Alfredo;Orellana, Arturo;Robertson, Cristián;Valenzuela, Esteban;Astaburuaga, Francisca;Carvalho, Gustavo;Cienfuegos, Ignacio;Robinson, James;Muñoz, Juan Carlos;Bresciani, Luis Eduardo;Allard, Pablo;Bettancourt, Pía;Alcayaga, Sebastián;Ortega, Sergio;Mashini, Dominique
The complexity of urban centers has increased. Cities have been transformed into territories that present important governance, interjurisdictional coordination, and financing challenges.…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Bermudez, Tomas;Davis, Diane E.;Gallego-Lizón, Tatiana;Benton, Sarah;Blanco Blanco, Andrés;Razu, David;Arcia, Diego;Silva, Enrique;Soto Laveaga, Gabriela;Barrios, Douglas;Santos, Miguel Ángel;Santamaría, Juan;Segovia, Rubén;Silva, Jorge;Tomateo, Claudia;Vera, Felipe;Castro, Cesar;Joseph, Neha B.;Tzemou, Konstantina;Álvarez, Patricia;Kofman, Theodore ;Matthew, Samuel;Ramirez, Aaron;Seijas, Andreina;Summers, Claire;Wolf, Kate;Zwetzich, Diana;Tato, Belinda;Toledo, Jorge;Vallejo, José Luis;Chávez, Adriana;Stagno, Daniel
This publication summarizes the outcomes and lessons learned from the Fall 2017 course titled “Emergent Urbanism: Planning and Design Visions for the City of Hermosillo, Mexico” (ADV-9146). Taught by…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Adler, Verónica;Vera, Felipe;Wainer, Laura Sara;Roquero, Pablo;Poskus, Mariana A.;Valenzuela, Luis;Letelier, Marcela;Olivares, Pablo;Treimun, John;Gamboa, Alexis;Canales, Karina;Guajardo, Javier;Libertun de Duren, Nora Ruth;Davis, Diane E.;Donovan, Michael G.;Claramunt Torche, Pauline
Over the course of the 20th century the worlds population grew more than during any other period in history, increasing from around 1.5 billion people in 1900 to nearly seven billion people today.…