Urban planning

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A brand new “Urban Future” is coming up!

Instead of the scheduled Conference in Rotterdam, Urban Future is moving online, inspiring CityChangers 24/7. The live Confer (...)

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SMART-SPACE: Smart lightning system for North-Western European cities

The SMART SPACE project promotes the uptake of smart lighting in small/mid size municipalities. Learn more about the outcome (...)

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Opengela as a reference for urban regeneration in the Basque Country

Opengela started in May 2019 to produce a model of replicable local offices which serve neighbourhoods during their urban (...)

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SimAUD 2021 HUMAN+

The 12th annual Symposium on Simulation for Architecture and Urban Design (SimAUD) offers a platform to unite researchers (...)

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Not 'if', but 'when': city planners need to design for flooding. These examples show the way

Elizabeth Mossop, University of Technology Sydney As the current New South Wales flooding highlights, it’s not enough to (...)

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Inclusive guide helps communities build urban resilience

The new Urban Action Kit, launched by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) and the (...)

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The Northern River Terminal of Moscow

The Northern River Terminal, one of the two river terminals in Moscow, was inaugurated after renovation.   The restoration (...)

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Upcoming Report: Renewables in Cities

  Coming 18 March 2021: the second Renewables in Cities Global Status Report. Click here to register for the launch event (...)

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KES Covid-19 Challenge International Virtual Summit

A Transition to a more Resilient World - International Virtual Summit : KES Covid-19 Challenge is an international summit (...)

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This is how we create the age-friendly smart city

Shutterstock Sonja Pedell, Swinburne University of Technology et Ann Borda, The University of Melbourne Senior citizens need (...)

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You need all 6 pieces of the puzzle to build urban resilience, but too often it’s politics that leaves a gap

Greg Brave/Shutterstock Aysin Dedekorkut-Howes, Griffith University; Elnaz Torabi, Griffith University et Michael Howes, (...)

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Think big. Why the future of uni campuses lies beyond the CBD

The University of Paris-Saclay is part of a vast research-intensive academic and business cluster being built on former farml (...)

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How Chinese courtyard housing can help older Australian women avoid homelessness

Rolf_52/Shutterstock Samantha Donnelly, University of Technology Sydney et Hugo Chan, UNSW Australia urgently needs housing (...)

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Improved urban parks increase communities’ climate resilience

Start Park, a project led by citizens from Florence, Italy, has won “Most advanced idea” at the global Climathon Awards  (...)

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How new design patterns can enable cities and their residents to change with climate change

Cunaplus, Shutterstock Cameron Tonkinwise, University of Technology Sydney et Abby Mellick Lopes, University of Technology (...)