To get a sense of how America will pack more people into its cities, head north to an alley that runs behind Petersham Avenue here. That's where Ajay Kumar built a $300,000, Moroccan-themed cottage that sits in his backyard and will soon be occupied by his parents.
New York City Tour Company Urban Adventures has launched their first new tour since being taken over by Urban Oyster this past March. For their newest tour Urban Adventures chose the Lower East Side of New York and created a tour called "Tenements, Tales, and Tastes" On the Tenements, Tales, and Tastes tour guests will experience the story of the millions of immigrants who lived on the Lower East Side and taste several delicious dishes of the many groups that have lived there.
The 12th session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous issues is currently taking place in New York. UN-Habitat is organizing a side event today called “Global Housing Strategy, A Partnership on Urban Indigenous Issues”. In the side event UN-Habitat will present the new policy guide on Indigenous peoples and health in cities and other on-going projects and research on urban indigenous issues and the challenges they face in realising their right to adequate housing. The Side event is taking place in the Conference room E NLB at 1.15pm.
Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) is currently recruiting a skilled and savvy professional to fill the role of Director - International Housing Programs. Working closely with the Senior Director of Global Program Design and Implementation and the Vice President of Global Program Development, this position oversees the development and evaluation of international housing programs and strategies.
Going to school in the center of an exciting and growing city makes the UT experience unique among Texas’ public universities. But along with growth come growing pains — traffic, most notably — which cause the glamour of urban life to fade. To make Austin more accessible and to keep pace with comparably sized cities, we need a rail transit system that can effectively and efficiently connect the densest and most vibrant parts of the city, and students need to be involved in the planning that is necessary to make this happen.