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Smart Sustainable Cities – ISOCARP at WUF9

Smart Sustainable City planning and design are vital to implementation of the New Urban Agenda’s vision of a sustainable future. Smart urbanism merges information and communication technologies; energy, resource and infrastructure technologies into networks that create sustainable, resilient, regenerative, urban-rural ecosystems with vibrant communities, thriving economies and biodiverse environments. ISOCARP organised the World Urban Forum…

Drones for Spatial and Post-Disaster Planning – ISOCARP at WUF9

One of the training events at the WUF9 was “UAVs, Land Use Planning and Community Engagement: The Potential of Drones to Implement the New Urban Agenda”. The event was organised by the Special Interest Group in Urban Settlement (SIGUS) affiliated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard Graduate School of Design. Researchers presented…

The Global Alliance for Urban Crises

The Global Alliance for Urban Crises (GAUC) is a global, multi-disciplinary and collaborative community of practice. It is a ‘network of networks’ working to prevent, prepare for and effectively respond to humanitarian crises in urban settings. The humanitarian landscape is changing. Urbanisation is defining our global reality and will shape our future. Displacement, conflict and natural…

Smart Sustainable Cities

Online discussion panel accompanying the WUF9 Networking Event World Urban Forum 9 Networking Event LEAD ORGANIZATION: International Society of City and Regional Planners (ISOCARP) PARTNERS: American Planning Association (APA), Global Planners Network (GPN), Habitat Professionals Forum (HPF), International Federation for Housing and Planning (IFHP), International Union of Architects (UIA), Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI), Royal…

Call for Candidates Ningbo Xinmalu District UPAT, China, 15-21 April 2018

For ISOCARP members only. We are pleased to inform you that ISOCARP and the Ningbo Urban Planning en Design Institute (NBPI, China), will host a UPAT Workshop 15-21 April 2018. The topic of this UPAT is ’New Identity and Urban Renovation of the Xinmalu Historical District’ in Ningbo. Read more

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