The Global Urbanist

News and analysis of cities around the world

Africa and the Middle East

Tel Aviv-Jaffa

RSS Feed

While bland 'creative city' policies have become universally popular in the world's city halls, new temporary and 'pop-up' urbanism initiatives are spreading even more quickly across the globe. Oli Mould argues that it might be time for planners to embrace these initiatives as an ongoing force for sustainable urban renewal.

From the Archives

No articles found

Most Discussed

  1. Temporary initiatives need a permanent place in urban creativity

Hot Topics

Integrated planning
Roads and traffic
Water, waste and sanitation

Related Cities

Humanitarian responses to discriminatory planning in Jerusalem
Corruption, conflict and disease: the consequences of water crises in slums
Is Africa really urbanising rapidly?
The mega-regions of Africa in global perspective: an interview with Edgar Pieterse

Featured Author


Post an event


Post a job


The Global Urbanist is an online magazine reviewing urban affairs and urban development issues in cities throughout the developed and developing world.

Its readers are drawn from the urban policy and international development sectors, and include urban planners, officers in local, national or international government agencies, civil society leaders, and researchers.

Find out more

Advertise on this site