Content tagged with: green
Blog - Is there a need for a whole new way of doing urban planning and lead cities in order to confront the challenges of rapid urbanization, climate change and creating sustainable cities? During the World Cities Summit in Singapore in June 2012, the IFHP travel-squad asked three of the keynote speakers this crucial question. Here is what they responded: Professor Sir Peter Hall, University College London:
Blog - Designed by Grant Associates , the 25-50 meter tall trees function not only as a sculptural park, but as a combined vertical garden - a conservatory eco system - where solar panels, air venting tower, and rainwater collection devices are all integrated in the garden. Very few gardens have been developed on such a scale and from ground up.
Blog - The third World Cities Summit in Singapore opens on Monday July 1st, and this year’s theme is "Liveable & Sustainable Cities – Integrated Urban Solutions”. It is the first Summit to be held in conjunction with two other energy and climate related events: the official Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) and the CleanEnviro Summit Singapore (CESS).
Blog - The New Cities Summit: dedicated to improving the quality of life and work in the 21st-century global city
Event - The Eastern Regional Organization for Planning and Human Settlements (EAROPH) 2012 World Congress takes place from October 17-19, 2012 in Daegu South Korea. More info including registration details, conference programme and practical details on the conference website or download the conference brochure (pdf)