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Urban quality of life beyond labels

The smartest city, the greenest city, the most liveable city… Labels aiming to compare cities in a context of international competition are multiplying. Which cities are more “liveable” ? What does it mean to be a liveable city? How can we even measure quality of life? What exactly are we measuring?

With Aziza AKHMOUCH, Head of division Cities, Urban Policies and Sustainable Development, OECD
Thomas MADREITER, Director of Planning, City of Vienna
Slagin PARAKATIL, Global head for quality of living, Mercer Group Switzerland

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La Fabrique de la Cité is a think tank dedicated to urban foresight, created by the VINCI group, its sponsor, in 2010. La Fabrique de la Cité acts as a forum where urban stakeholders, whether French or international, collaborate to bring forth new ways of building and rebuilding cities.

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