DETROIT, Mich. — The most segregated city in America, Detroit’s inner city is almost exclusively black, except for a small Hispanic corner in the southwest called “Mexicantown.” The suburbs like Grosse Pointe, Dearborn, and Ferndale are heavily white.
Cities Methodologies 2013
The UCL Urban Laboratory community is delighted to present the 2013 edition of Cities Methodologies, an annual exhibition and events programme showcasing recent innovations in urban research methods and cross-disciplinary work on cities worldwide.
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In 2013, the FT/Citi Ingenuity Awards will recognise urban ingenuity in a wide ranges of areas — from city administration, transport systems, energy and utilities, education and resource management, to housing, health, public safety, social services, mobile technologies and community engagement. To be considered, solutions should:
- Have been implemented between 2007 and 2012
- Address a serious social, economic, environmental or health-related challenge
- Improve the quality of urban life
Submissions will be accepted online from January 23, 2013 to April 30, 2013.