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Meeting the needs of a growing urban population

Over the course of the last century the world’s urban population has grown 15-fold. That is a tough multiplication to imagine in real terms. But, put simply, 200m people lived in urban areas in the early 1900s. Today that figure stands at around 3.6bn – just over half the world’s total population.

And the influx into global cities will not stop there. The United Nations predicts that 64% of the developing world and 86% of the developed world will be urbanised by 2050. Nearly 90% of the increase will be concentrated in Asia and…

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