Urban Solutions BV
Urban Solutions is an internationally recognized consulting firm that provides urban sector technical, advisory and management services in developing countries and transitional economies. Their vision is to help cities function better, become more competitive, improve the quality of city life and facilitate a proactive dialogue between policy makers, citizens and entrepreneurs.
Since conception in 2003, Urban Solutions has successfully delivered over 80 consultancy projects in policy, planning and design, capacity-building, and monitoring and evaluation services for urban revitalization, urban infrastructure and urban housing projects worldwide.
In 2013 Urban Solutions became a member of the RMA Group. RMA works alongside the development community in emerging and post-conflict markets to build or rebuild local infrastructure – power generation, transport, construction and communication. As a member of the RMA Group, Urban Solutions benefits from RMA’s financial strength and global presence with 8,000 staff in 22 countries in Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe, and the Middle East.
Cities in the developing world are growing fast. They witness the results on a daily basis, including: widespread poverty, inefficient infrastructure, social inequity, and environmental degradation. Their vision at Urban Solutions is to facilitate the transformation of such cities into more competitive and sustainable cities which embrace progressive modernization and provide enhanced urban living environments for their residents. They are committed to improving city functioning; preserving heritage; increasing resilience to climate change and other risks; and, nurturing proactive attitudes and dialogues among policymakers, citizens and entrepreneurs.
Urban Solutions supports cities to be:
-Environmentally sustainable and resilient
-Economically strong; and
-Esteemed in their heritage