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Find below submitted project proposals. If interested in a collaboration, please contact UNI@unhabitat.org

Spatial, social and economic implications of plot size in planned city extension

Short summary
The research project will aim at assessing the spatial, social and economic impacts that plot sizes have in the implementation of a planned city extension, by analyzing different concrete examples and understanding the impact of plot size and distribution in the urbanization process
Project leader
Javier Torner, UN-Habitat
UN-Habitat Themes
  • Social Inclusion
  • Planning and Design
  • Legislation
  • Land
  • Housing
  • Economy
FULL PROJECT PROPOSAL

Building resilient and sustainable urban areas

Short summary
The project will explore transformative urban development strategies through networking in the region for knowledge sharing, research prioritization and validation of urban development pathways. Focus will be on risk, urban infrastructure-livelihoods nexus and urban ecosystems-resource flow.
Project leader
Shuaib Lwasa, Makerere University/UN-Habitat UNI Climate Change Hub
UN-Habitat Themes
  • Social Inclusion
  • Environment
  • Energy
  • Economy
FULL PROJECT PROPOSAL

Symposium Metropolis Nonformal – Housing

Short summary
The hub proposes a Symposium about the link between Informal Urbanism and global Housing strategies in summer 2016. The host would be ETH Zürich.
Project leader
ETH Zurich, Hubert Klumpner, Dean of Architecture
UN-Habitat Themes
  • Social Inclusion
  • Slum Upgrading
  • Planning and Design
  • Land
  • Housing
  • Governance
  • Environment
FULL PROJECT PROPOSAL

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