All posts by Beatriz Mendoza

  • Aiming for truly sustainable cities

    What makes a city a city – and does the definition of what constitutes a city threaten its efforts to achieve sustainability? This is the question that has driven researchers at ESCI-UPF, to study available tools for...

    • Posted December 10, 2018
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  • Invitation to Geneva Trialogue, 21 January 2019

    This is an invitation to HESI partners to contribute to the Geneva Trialogue through panel and workshop speaker contributions and showcasing of innovative projects on the theme ‘Scaling Education for the SDGs’. The Trialogue is scheduled to...

    • Posted November 30, 2018
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    Can we develop more socially diverse, liveable, and fairer cities? 06th April 2019 Hosted by ETH Zurich, ONA Oerlikon Zurich, Switzerland Intending to make sense out of the causes and effects, parallels, and unfolding phenomena at the...

    • Posted November 9, 2018
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  • Global Urban Lectures s05e06: Carlos Zedillo – Good Housing Makes a Good City

    The lecture seeks to highlight the impact of the housing sector on the development of cities and the attainment of the Sustainability Developments Goals (SDGs). It will also unveil the state of housing in Mexico and its...

    • Posted November 8, 2018
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  • Global Urban Lectures s05e04: Elisa Maceratini – Participatory Urban Planning

    The lecture shows the challenges and opportunities of participatory planning through a series of concrete experiences from the field. MP3 Audio: Elisa Maceratini – Participatory Urban Planning SYNOPSIS Issues which the lecture addresses Planners and scholars of...

    • Posted October 24, 2018
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  • Global Urban Lectures s05e03: Ko Koens – Slum Tourism

    The lecture focuses on introducing the fast growing concept of tourism to economically less developed areas, also known as slum tourism, the ethical issues that it needs to deal with, its governance and the ways it may...

    • Posted October 17, 2018
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  • Global Urban Lectures s05e02: Alison Brown – The Urban Informal Economy

    Alison Brown from Cardiff University in this lecture examines how precarious urban livelihoods in the informal economy can be transformed by innovative and rights-based approaches to urban policy, contributing to economic and social inclusion, and recovery in...

    • Posted October 9, 2018
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  • Ecole Nationale d’Architecture

    Ecole Nationale d’Architecture

    • Posted October 3, 2018
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  • Global Urban Lectures s05e01: Ines Sanchez de Madariaga – Mobility of Care

    The Mobility of Care: Introducing Gender-Aware Concepts in Transportation Planning aims at providing a better understanding of travel patterns of women and men, by taking into account the travel implications of daily tasks performed by individuals with...

    • Posted October 2, 2018
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  • ECOCITY World Summit 2019 – Abstract submission is now open!

    BCIT and Ecocity Builders invites abstract submissions for Academic oral paper presentations, poster or Practitioner Proposals at Ecocity World Summit 2019. Practitioner Proposals comprise of either 1) an oral presentation, or 2) a workshop or field trip...

    • Posted September 27, 2018
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