Content tagged with: urban design
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?
Articles - IFHP President Flemming Borreskov selects the 2012 Facteur D award winner in the category of Planning/Urban Design. The award was given to the successful urban design of the Quartier des Spectacles (QDS), formalizing a network of open theatres surrounding Place des Arts, constituting the cultural heart of Montreal.
Event - As part of the Centenary Activities, IFHP is organizing a debate at the 13th International Exhibition, Venice, together with the Danish Architecture Centre and the City of Copenhagen. The focus of the debate is on how investment in urban spaces and urban urban life can be an asset for cities
Event - UPDATE 3 December 2012 The participants' vision has been documented in this file: URBEGO planning workshop Gothenburg, September 2012 ---
Blog - From 20 April 2012, 35 projects from over 25 cities around the world will be exhibited at the Rotterdam Biennale at NAI.