I never realized how dumb our cities are until I saw what a smart one looks like
While the 21st century world is drawing near at a much faster speed, modernization is setting in splitting distance. Almost half of the world's population are residing in urban area. But Dr. Karen Lee has something to describe these cities with.
According to her, "The ways in which we've been designing our cities have been making us sick. ... We've inadvertently designed physical activity out of our lives."
#4 What The City Planner Has To Say.
With to many technologies and deviations flowing in, Brent Toderian, former chief city planner for Vancouver, points out why what makes a city designing face a downfall.
Brent believes that city structures that involves people to move around more than cars are smarter decisions to include more physical activities in one's life. But you won't believe what this city has turned out to be lately, scroll down to explore the city.
#3 The Dangerous City.
During the 90's, Medellín, Colombia was considered to be the most treacherous city for being very closely involved in drug-related foul plays, making it deprive of living.
#2 Where People Live With Pride
Medellin has become an ideal city by its drastic change in the recent years. The city may not had the monitery power as compared to the other rich cities but it definitely had some real smart catch-ups, resulting in making the place with much high standards of modernizing at unbelievable lesser rates.
Architect Carlos Escobar impressively says, "The new transportation system in Medellín ... is not only a physical solution. It is not only transportation. It is also a social instrument that involves the community, that integrates the community in all the city."
Go ahead to see the entire video news report by CBC news
#1 Stay Connected !
Medellin, now has been more banded together, unlike other places. This connectivity has helped the more people to stretch out for their jobs with ease.
Below is the news report by CBC News encasing the highlights on the modernizing.
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