New list of world’s most livable cities has a few big surprises
Hong Kong is the world’s most livable city?
Indeed it is, according to a new interpretation of data from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) by Filippo Lovato, an architect and urban planner. Lovato’s interpretation is called the “spatially adjusted” liveability list, which focuses on data about “…urban planning, including cities’ green space, (lack of) sprawl, natural assets, cultural assets, connectivity and (lack of) isolation.
Usual suspects for top spots, Vancouver, Melbourne and Vienna, got bumped out of the top ten, and despite its pollution issues, Hong Kong is now king, at least according to this interpretation of the EIU’s data.
What’s your take on the new list?
1. Hong Kong
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