4 Ways Construction Can Solve Major Urbanization Problems to Better Our Cities

GRACE ELLIS | September 5, 2019

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In 2009, a significant change happened in our world. According to the United Nations, the number of people living in urban areas 3.42 billion people surpassed the number of people living in rural locations 3.41 billion. For the first time, our world became more urban than rural.

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Article | May 13, 2021

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