All posts tagged "Informal Urbanism Hub"


    Can we develop more socially diverse, liveable, and fairer cities? 06th April 2019 Hosted by ETH Zurich, ONA Oerlikon Zurich, Switzerland Access to land – serviced land in particular – is critical for sustainable urban development. The availability...

    • Posted February 26, 2019
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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 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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  • Call for Designing Resilience in Asia – International Open Competition: Water solutions, droughts and water scarcity

    Open call to the  inaugural 2017 Designing Resilience In Asia – International Open Competition (DRIA), organised by the School of Design and Environment, National University of Singapore. The competition encourages participants to propose innovative water solutions at the...

    • Posted June 9, 2017
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  • Call for abstracts – “Dangerous Landscapes. Environmental Risk in Low-income Communities”

    25 february, 2017 The Informal Urbanism Hub is sending out a call for abstracts directed towards PhD students or early Post Docs of all disciplines. The deadline for the call is March 31, 2017. Applicants can win one...

    • Posted February 25, 2017
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  • New Book: Dynamics and Resilience of Informal Areas

    Cairo University recognizes the support of the Informal Urbanism Hub in publishing the book “Dynamics and Resilience of Informal Areas”. From the description: This volume provides visionary approaches within the multi-disciplines engaged with informal settlements covering three...

    • Posted May 26, 2016
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  • NOCOHOCO abstract submission extended to March 15

    March 3, 2016 The Low/No Cost Conference announced previously by ETH Zurich has extended its deadline for submission of abstracts to March 15, 2016. The No Cost Housing Conference is hosted and organized by the ETH Wohnforum—ETH...

    • Posted March 3, 2016
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  • NOCOHOCO: No Cost Housing Conference 2016

    Call for papers to Low/No Cost Conference organized by ETH Zurich in association with UN-Habitat UNI’s Informal Urbanism Hub As the world urbanises, city populations grow and rising housing costs make it harder for low-income people to...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • A Practical Guide to Designing, Planning, and Executing Citywide Slum Upgrading Programmes

    While 220 million people have been lifted out of slum conditions over the past 10 years, the number of people living in slum conditions is likely to grow by six million every year, to reach a total...

    • Posted August 11, 2015
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  • Metropolis Nonformal – Anticipation, Launching the UN-Habitat Hub on Informal Urbanism

    Symposium 2013, November 20-23 Munich Informal urbanism is one of the dominant forces driving urban growth in cities in the developing world. During the last half-century a range of interventions were developed to improve the living conditions...

    • Posted July 16, 2015
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