Extensive Strategies for the Development of Cities
Department of Urbanization, University of Tehran Kish International Campus, Tehran, Iran
Abstract: Urbanization is a manifestation of the process of transformation of society and more recently of globalization. It isestimated that by the year 2008, more than half the human population, of 3.3 billion people will be living in urban areas. Thisnumber is expected to swell to 5 billion by 2030. The world’s urban population has grown from 220 million to 2.8 billion overthe twentieth century. This scale of growth is expected to continue in the next couple of decades with Africa and Asia witnessing major growth. By 2030 the towns and cities of the developing world will make up 80 per cent of urban humanity.
[Mohsen Hatami. Extensive Strategies for the Development of Cities. Life Sci J 2013;10(7s):106-115] (ISSN:1097-8135).http://www.lifesciencesite.com. 18Keywords: Civilization; Urban development; Transportation; Developing Networks.