The Art Of The 500 Century

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Cities of the future global competition, local leadership*
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Cities of the future
Cities of the future - global competition, local leadership
Contents
Part 1 Cities of the future
Executive summary 1
Chapter 1 The vision for cities 7
Chapter 2 The way to the future in cities 13
Chapter 3 Managing capitals 27
Chapter 4 Capitals, the key issues 37
4.1 Intellectual and social capital 38 4.2 Democratic capital 45 4.3 Cultural and leisure capital 52 4.4 Environmental capital 57 4.5 Technical capital 62 4.6 Financial capital 69
Chapter 5 Summary and conclusions 77
Part 2 Cities in focus
List of participating cities 85
Interview summaries 86
Appendix 1 Lead authors 174
Appendix 2 Bibliography 175

Cities of the future - global competition, local leadership

Cities of the future
Cities of the future - global competition, local leadership
Part 1
Cities of the future
"We need new perspectives on cities, their dreams, knowledge, creativity and motivation in order to find new ways to develop strategic city management. Therefore PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) will develop a new arena for dialogue with leaders in cities as a tool for strategic development and knowledge sharing, resulting in added value for people in cities, organisations or companies."

Executive summary 1
Executive summary
Many of the challenges and opportunities that are coming to define the early part of the 21st century are at their most visible in the cities in which a growing proportion of the world's population now lives.
In response to the importance of cities in the global economy, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) established a City and Local Government Network in 2004. The Network aims to bring together city leaders so that they can share the experience, knowledge and insights that they have gained and to develop their ideas and strategies for the future.
The City and Local Government Network's vision is: "We need new perspectives of cities, their dreams, knowledge, creativity, and motivation in order to find new ways to develop strategic city management. Therefore PwC will develop a new arena for dialogue with leaders in cities as a tool for strategic development and knowledge sharing, resulting in added value for people in cities, organisations or companies."
In this report, the first from the network, we set out to discover the principle challenges and trends that are influencing city leaders in their strategies for delivering prosperous and socially harmonious environments for their citizens. In the course of our research, we interviewed over 40 senior figures from cities all over the world. What emerges from these interviews is a number of common themes that all city leaders, despite their specific circumstances, believe to be setting the agenda for their cities.
This report takes those themes and explores some of the strategic responses required for effective leadership. We have analysed the constituent elements of the city into a number of different asset groups,...

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