National Geographic : 2011 Dec
| GREEN ZONE London, England Massimo Vitali A world away from the nearby towers of central London, grassy Green- wich Park offers a refuge for city dwellers. One secret to designing cities that are good for the environment lies in luring nature lovers to urban green spaces instead of the suburbs. Following pages | AFFLUENT CITY Seoul, South Korea Leon Chew Seoul's electrifying growth, from impover- ished war-torn capital in the s to economic powerhouse, has turned its cityscape into a dense grid of housing and office towers. Its transformation proves that rapid growth can bring rapid wealth.