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Posted: 18. September 2013
The Madrid Río project originated when the section of the M-30 ring road running parallel to the Manzanares River in Madrid was moved underground. From 2004 to 2011, an ambitious planning effort has resulted in a stretch of urban parkland more than 10 kilometers long on top of the former ring road. Today, the green river bank of Manzanares has become an integral part of the city centre, offering Madrilenians unique recreational facilities and a higher quality of life.
Posted: 26. August 2013
University College, Dublin, July 15th-19th.
Posted: 25. June 2013
Quality Copenhagen: Denmark’s capital is named the ‘Most Liveable City’ and tops the Global Quality of Life Survey 2013.
Posted: 06. May 2013
More than 200 decision-makers, politicians, local authorities, officials and professionals from architecture, heritage, housing, urban development and planning fields joined together during this ma
Posted: 21. March 2013
The renowned Danish architect Jan Gehl gave an inspiring IFHP lecture in Melbourne on why looking after people are crucial for making good cities. The lecture was recorded and is now available on podcast.
Posted: 08. March 2013
Less is more: rediscovering housing possibilities in time of crisis
Posted: 06. March 2013
The 2nd Urbego Workshop took place in the days before IFHP’s Housing conference in Den Haag.
Posted: 28. February 2013
Transvaal: better don’t go there, it’s not very safe”. This is what I heard when I moved to The Hague (Netherlands) as an international newcomer.
Posted: 28. February 2013
Transvaal-Noord: a working-class hero is something to be

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