Results and Final Congress Publication


The 52nd ISOCARP International Congress on ´Cities we Have vs. Cities we Need´ was considered a great success. We would like to thank all participants, organisers and sponsors for their immense efforts.



Final Congress Publication


For complete ISOCARP activity report 2016 click here.


Congress Reader   

Congress Proceedings


Congress Team
Authors / Presenters
Congress Participants



Vanessa Watson – Sustainable Development Goal 11 and the New Urban Agenda: Can Planning Deliver?
Michael Hardman – Edible Cities: Exploring the Need for Urban Agriculture
Nicolas You – Smart & Sustainable Cities: Lessons from Experience



6 Parallel Tracks 

Summary Slides

Track 1 Transforming Human Settlements 
Track 2 Planning Activism and Social Justice
Track 3 Envisaging Planning Theory and Practise for the Next Decades
Track 4 Urban Planning and Policy Making in Times of Uncertainty, Fragility & Insecurity
Track 5 Intelligent Cities and People
Track 6 Planning for an Internlinked and Integrated Rural-Urban Development

6 Parallel Tracks´ Report
Guy Perry, General Rapporteur – Conclusion


p1470045Technical Workshops

1. EThekwini Municipality – Inner City Development
2. EThekwini Municipality – Peri-urban development
3. Umhlathuze Municipality – Richards Bay Steel Bridge, Empangeni and uMzingwenya Settlement
4. KwaDukuza Municipality – Southern Region EThembeni Precinct Groutville Rocky Park Integrated Housing Project
5. Ray Nkonyeni Municipality – Alamein Avenue Precinct; Margate Airport MP; Oatlands Landfill Site
6. Msunduzi Municipality – Greater Edendale and Vulindlela Development Area
7. EThekwini Municipality – Dube Tradeport / King Shaka International Airport


p1470071Young Planning Professionals 

2016 Workshop Report
25th Anniversary Slides
25th Anniversary – Estefania Chavez Barragan
25th Anniversary Booklet
25th Anniversary Slideshow



Mentor Student Research Lab
Trainings – Capacity Building
Moscow Urban Forum 
Urban Planning Advisory Teams – Palestine


Matchmaking Roundtablep1470069

The City We Need and the implementation of the New Urban Agenda – how professionals will contribute

Benjamin Scheerbarth
Fana Sihlongonyane & Langwenya Mhlophe
Irena Itova
Madina Jonussova



Grand Prize

Brussels Planning Agency (BBP‐BPB) – Canal Plan, Brussels, Belgium
Windmill, Dream, FOTENN Planning+Design and PERKINS+WILL – ZIBI, Ottawa, Canada.

Merit Prize

Land Use and Urban Spatial Planning Research Center Wuhan – Zhongshan Avenue District Renewal Planning, Wuhan, China
City of Wroclaw – A new strategy and approach to planning and building urban housing, Wroclaw, Poland.



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