The IFHP Travel Squad is on their way to London to draw attention to some things that London will have to plan in the short and long term. The IFHP Travel Squad will be reporting from London from January 15th - February 15th.
The President of the IFHP, Flemming Borreskov, announces the winner at: www.ifhp.org/competition2012
Celebrating the IFHP centenary
The quizz-game kickstarted an enormous activity-programme in 2013 celebrating the IFHP centenary. The programme consists of conferences, seminars, study-tours, webinars, talks and much more placed in various cities all over the world. The overall aim is to improve the quality of life in our cities by exchanging knowledge worldwide.
AESOP-IFHP Lecture by Sir Peter Hall
Squaring the circle: How to reconcile apparently impossible contradictions in contemporary urban policy
17 January 2013
The Crystal, Royal Victoria Docks, 1 Siemens Brothers Way, London
IFHP and the Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP) are organizing a lecture in London by Sir Peter Hall.
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Only 30 participants now have the opportunity to experience Melbourne in the company of world famous architect Jan Gehl who has been a significant player in the strategic thinking and planning of Melbourne. The study tour is also a chance to meet and learn from leading City of Melbourne representatives like Robert Doyle (Lord Mayor), Rob Adams (Director of City Design), Rob Moore (Manager, Urban Design) and other prominent people.
To get access to knowledge, you must sneek peak through giant-size keyholes and guess the name of the city hidden behind the door. If you´re right the door will open and reveal an international expert of our times. If you´re wrong, you can keep on guessing until the 7th of January – or maybe ask a friend for help.
The Prize is a biennial international award that honours outstanding achievements and contributions to the creation of liveable, vibrant and sustainable urban communities around the world. The Prize seeks to recognise cities and their key leaders and organisations for displaying foresight, good governance and innovation in tackling the many urban challenges faced, to bring about social, economic and environmental benefits in a holistic way to their communities.
The IFHP is a federation in continuous development, reflecting the changing world and the shifting agendas in the fields of housing and urban development.
The visions of the 16 young professionals that took part in the Gothenburg Urbego workshop from 14 till 18 September has been presented there. The group was asked to come up with possible developments for the ‘asphalt desert’ Vågmästarplatsen, an intersection of traffic flows and various neighbourhoods (location on Google Maps).