Lessons and Urban Development Solutions from the City of Seoul


Lessons and Urban Development Solutions from the City of Seoul

10 May 2017

Seoul has gained much knowledge and experience through trial-and-error that ADB's developing member countries (DMCs) can learn from and build on.

With numerous urban development solutions that act as essential components making Seoul a safe, smart, green and convenient city to live, work and play in, the city went through phases of urban development aligned with economic growth and acted as a catalyst in facilitating the nation’s growth as the capital city. The fact that Seoul is an old historic city that went through rapid modernization process in the last half a century may ring closely with the situations of other cities.

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
10 May 2017 Presentation Seoul’s Smart Urban Solutions
From ruins to a smart metropolis, Seoul has significantly transformed into a liveable city. In this knowedge sharing session, Seoul Urban Solutions...
Sunghoon Kris Moon


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