Urban Planning

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Is Europe ready for Sustainable Plus Energy Buildings and Neighbourhoods?

With the publication of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, stating that we will likely reach (...)

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syn.ikia: Sustainable plus energy neighbourhoods

syn.ikia is a EU funded project under the H2020 Research & Innovation programme. Our mission is to increase the share of (...)

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[Podcast] 120: The Mobility Disruption Framework with Olaf Sakkers

Hey team, this week Oliver interviews Olaf Sakkers about his new book, Mobility Disruption Framework. Olaf is one of the (...)

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Charging ahead: how to make sure the electric vehicle transition is sustainable and just

Without proper planning, an influx of electric vehicles could cause problems for the economy and our energy supply. Joenomias (...)

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Why condos caught on in America

  About 1 in 3 homeowners across the Miami region live in condos, many with waterfront views. Kelly Kagan, CC BY-ND, Matthew (...)

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Heart health: design cities differently and it can help us live longer

Jakarta residents stroll down a central thoroughfare on the weekly car-free morning held each Sunday. Stefano Politi Markovin (...)

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OPENGELA to become a reference for urban regeneration

«I hope that Opengela will be a reference for other urban environments and inspire other initiatives.» said Miguel de los (...)

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Call for Abstracts 36th PLEA CONFERENCE SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN DESIGN - PLEA2022

The abstract's submission is open until August 30, 2021 WILL CITIES SURVIVE? The future of sustainable buildings and urbanism (...)

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Ecomimicry: the nature-inspired approach to design that could be the antidote to urban 'blandscapes'

Cookie-cutter urban designs don’t do justice to cities’ natural biodiversity. Michael Gaida/Pixabay Stuart Connop, University (...)

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Urban Future Global Conference - Virtual Events

Rotterdam live event rescheduled, digital CityChangers home-base are in the making! This is about you. Boost your skills (...)

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Krakow: transforming the city towards climate neutrality

Poland’s former capital and one of its oldest cities, Krakow, is embarking on a transformative journey towards fast decarboni (...)

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City dwellers gained more access to public spaces during the pandemic – can they keep it?

Edi Kurniawan/Unsplash S. Travis Waller, UNSW et Kasun Wijayaratna, University of Technology Sydney Uber, Ola, Car Next Door (...)

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Treated like dirt: urban soil is often overlooked as a resource

In 2014, scientists studying the soil in Central Park were surprised at the vibrancy of the microbial life they discovered (...)

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112: How Micromobility Can Save The World

In celebration of Earth Day 2021, Oliver interviews Horace about his latest project - looking at the carbon emissions in (...)

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There's a disconnect between research and urban planning in Africa: how to fix it

Cairo Photo credit should read PATRICK BAZ/AFP via Getty Images An article by Sylvia Croese, University of the Witwatersrand (...)