Sameh Wahba resiliencia

Sameh Wahba, World Bank: “Policies that can enable the creation of denser cities may be fiscal but also administrative”

Sameh Wahba is the Global Director for the World Bank’s Urban, Disaster Risk Management, Resilience and Land Global Practice. An expert on urban planning and architecture, as part of his job, he supervises numerous programmes related to investment in infrastructures and practices related to urban resilience. During his participation in Smart ...
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China’s sponge cities are turning concrete green to combat flooding

Author | Esther Fuldauer China has given rise to some of the fastest-growing megacities of the world. An unprecedented urban expansion and growth in wealth since the 1980s. In the urban development process, entire natural water systems have been disregarded and filled with concrete.  The drainage system was never part of ...