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Lincoln Institute at World Urban Forum 7 in Medellin


A delegation from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy is on hand in Medellin for UN-HABITAT's World Urban Forum 7 through April 11, engaged in a wide range of topics from resilience to value capture. Some 25,000 registered participants are expected in this city, which has gone from crime capital to one of the most innovative municipalities in all of Latin America, with innovations in parks, public space and transportation infrastructure, including the successful Metrocable aerial tram system. Full Story

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  • 03.25.2014
    The Design Dividend
    Lincoln/Loeb Fellow Helen Lochhead assesses the innovations in resilience underway in such competitions as Rebuild by Design, as cities prepare for the impacts of climate change.

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