urban planning

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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 (...)

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Bridging the investment gap: Infrastructuring tomorrow

Over the past year, Dark Matter Labs has been reimagining infrastructures with stakeholders throughout Europe, including (...)

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I lived through Hurricane Katrina and helped design the rebuild – floods will always come, but we can build better to prepare

  Article written by Elizabeth Mossop, University of Technology Sydney As the climate changes, floods and extreme rainfall (...)

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An Ecological Corridor to reunite the city and nature

The Turkish city of Izmir has inaugurated an Ecological Corridor and a natural area that implements Nature Based Solutions (...)

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BauZ! Vienna Congress on Sustainable Building

BauZ! 2021, the 18th Vienna Congress for Sustainable Building, is accompanying the industry’s fresh start in 2021. Subsequent (...)

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Climathon 2020: Citizens across the globe are eager to contribute to a post-COVID sustainable recovery

Over 4,500 citizens from around the world will join forces and take action this week-end as part of EIT Climate-KIC’s Climath (...)

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The 15th Annual Session of Global Forum on Human Settlements was successfully held on Oct 15-16, 2020

Ten UN agencies joined the 15th Global Forum on Human Settlements -- for promoting post-pandemic recovery and transformation  (...)

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The future of cities in the face of twin crises

Before January this year, many people around the world had never heard of Wuhan. Today, this Chinese megacity – population (...)

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Coronavirus: we're in a real-time laboratory of a more sustainable urban future

A pause has been forced on urban life. Quiet roads, empty skies, deserted high streets and parks, closed cinemas, cafés and (...)

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Sinfonia “Smart City talks” Webinar n°4 - Tools to get urban energy planning right

We would like to invite you to the forth webinar of our "Smart City talks" series.  Our “Smart City talks” is a series (...)

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Becoming a smart city: experiences from “lighthouse” cities

Sinfonia Webinar series “Smart City talks”   Our “Smart City talks” is a series of 6 webinars that will share the experien (...)

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OpenSurface land-use tracking platform launches at COP25

Pioneering AI, satellite and ground-sourced data technology drives more effective climate action at planetary scale. (...)

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#13 - Urban planning in cities with hot and dry climates: the case of Cairo

Despite the awareness of the need to focus on sustainable urban development in the 1980s, Egypt faces a lack of convergence (...)