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Posted: 2013-01-29
Blog - In the year 2013, more than half of the world’s population will live in cities. According to the United Nations, that part will increase to no less than 70% in 2050. Cities will accommodate 90% of the world’s population growth, account for 50% of global CO2 emissions and consume 70% of energy resources. That confronts us with a fair number of problems. How will new residents be accommodated? Where and how will they live? How will they move around, and where to? What energy will they use? And what about their food?
The group of internationals was shown around by local experts
Posted: 2012-12-03
Articles - 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).
Posted: 2012-10-15
Blog - This year IFHP World Congress was not only about the lectures but had a number of different study visits and seminars on sight in different parts of the city. The combination of keynote speakers, study visits and seminars was an attempt to connect theory and practice, and at the same time a way to put the city on the mental map of the visitors by showing parts of the city.
Posted: 2012-09-03
Event - 14 February 2013
The Housing Challenge – Quantity AND Quality. Rediscovering Housing Possibilities: Could less be more?The Housing Challenge – Quantity AND Quality. Rediscovering Housing Possibilities: Could less be more?
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.
Posted: 2012-07-23
Blog -   The urbanization trend is growing rapidly, much faster than we think. We are facing social, environmental, economic, and cultural problems and new conditions emerge in the cities we live in. Especially one trend seems to be escalating in cities worldwide: while few citizens continue to become wealthier, poverty in the urban environment increases as well. People’s quality of life was one of the main burning issues raised by the five keynote panelists at the WCS in Singapore.  
Posted: 2012-06-07
Blog - Sunny reportage from the site of the next IFHP Congress. Early bird registration closes June 15!
Posted: 2012-06-06
Articles - In het Dutch Debate trekken wij de thematiek door naar stedelijke werkelijkheid in ons eigen land.
Posted: 2012-05-22
Blog - The New Cities Summit: dedicated to improving the quality of life and work in the 21st-century global city

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