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Posted: 20. March 2014
In the framework of the IFHP Housing Conference 2014 a four day workshop on developing city-making strategies were organized by URBEGO, Stipo and Alliante West-Kruiskade in two neighborhoods in Rotterdam.
Posted: 18. March 2014
Learning from Copenhagen.
Posted: 14. March 2014
Today Manchester is notable for its architecture, culture, music scene, media links, scientific and engineering output, sports clubs and transport connections.
Posted: 04. March 2014
Creating cityscapes that encourage us to play and be active is part of what makes a city healthy. But how do we create facilities and urban spaces for everyone?
Posted: 11. December 2013
Professional planning associations from around the world come together annually to celebrate World Town Planning Day with an international online conference. This year’s theme was water!
Posted: 05. December 2013
Today more than half of the world population lives in cities, and the number will continue to escalate. But we still build cities on a model invented in the 50s and 60s.
Posted: 04. December 2013
22 @Barcelona is a successful urban model for city transformation. The former industrial district in central Barcelona has been changed into a district with a well-functioning mixture of reinterprets old industry, knowledge-based societies, residential and leisure.
Posted: 27. November 2013
Barcelona is regarded as a role model for innovative urban planning and is recognized internationally for its successful transformation from an industrial city to one of Europe’s leading smart cities in relation to citizen involvement, environment friendly solutions, business development and innovation.
Posted: 18. November 2013
Through decades of planning and cultivation, Singapore has earned the name of “Garden City”. As the city becomes more built-up, the continued planning for the natural heritage and green spaces becomes just as important as high-density, urban living.
Posted: 08. November 2013
Michelle Burfield, Planning Officer at the Government of South Australia, is an urban planner and urban designer from Adelaide, South Australia.

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