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Content tagged with: Making cities grow green

Posted: 2012-10-08
Blog - IFHP Travel Squad: In order to face the massive challenges that cities are faced with today, do we need a whole new way of urban planning and urban leadership?
Posted: 2012-10-02
Blog - 16 young planning professionals were gathered at the first Urbego workshop, held in Gothenburg, within the context of the 56th IFHF World Congress. The City Planning Authority of Gothenburg has invited the new generation of professionals in order to develop a dialogue and new proposals on a real case study of the city, which is inscribed within the vision of the Rivercity project of Gothenburg. 
Posted: 2012-10-01
Blog - This year’s Congress was full of networking opportunities and inspiring presentations from an impressive list of prominent speakers from the Nordic countries to Canada and South Africa.
Posted: 2012-09-14
Event - June 8-11, 2013:
The pivotal event of the year will be the Centenary Congress in London.
Posted: 2012-09-13
Blog - We asked Professor Newman four questions: In order to face the massive challenges that cities are faced with today, do we then need a whole new way of urban planning and urban leadership? What are the potentials and risks with IT companies increasingly influencing urban planning agenda? What is the most important recommendation that you would give city leaders in order to create more sustainable cities? Here you can watch the interview with Peter Newman:   
Posted: 2012-09-10
Blog - We asked Professor Hall three questions: In order to face the massive challenges that cities are faced with today, do we then need a whole new way of urban planning and urban leadership? What are the potentials and risks with IT companies increasingly influencing urban planning agenda? What is the most important recommendation that you would give city leaders in order to create more sustainable cities? Here you can watch the full interview:  
Posted: 2012-09-07
Blog - We asked Adrian Benepe three questions: In order to face the massive challenges that cities are faced with today, do we then need a whole new way of urban planning and urban leadership? What impact do you think that the succes of the PlaNYC will have on the urban planning agenda especially in the U.S? What keeps you up at night? And what is the most important recommendation that you would give city leaders in order to create more sustainable and liveable cities? Here you can find the complete interview:
Posted: 2012-08-31
Blog - We asked to Dr. Cheong three questions:                                                                                                                                                                                      IFHP Travel Squad: Dr. Cheong, what do you see as the three most pressing challenges in cities today?
Posted: 2012-08-28
Blog - The title of the debate ‘Nordic Cities – Urban Life as a Resource’ somehow sums it all up. High quality city life is an asset. That is a fact. Creating good living conditions delivers a high return on investment in so many ways. That is, economic growth, welfare, safety, health. The list goes on. And urban life has become an important competitive factor in attracting new business and highly skilled employees to the city.
Posted: 2012-08-08
Blog - During 1963, IFHP celebrated its “Golden Jubilee”, or first 50 years of existence, in the Arnhem area in The Netherlands. The theme for the conference “Bigger Cities or More Cities?” reflected the same concerns Ebenezer Howard had some 50 years earlier, leading to the ‘Garden Cities’ concept.

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