- Compare and contrast two different urban areas of your choice. The first one is known to have high income groups, organized planning, buildings comply with city codes, … and is considered urban formal area. The 2nd is known to be a slum area with low-income housing, organic urban form, dominated by informal practices and suffers from deteriorating conditions. Write one page summarizing the existing condition of both and the main standing alone characteristics.
- Applying the sustainability knowledge and tools you learned throughout the class, write one-page describing which of both is more sustainable than the other and why.
(Sustainable Development in Cities, USP 514 Class Discussion)