All posts tagged "UNIsharedlibrary"

  • Call for papers – 24th International Seminar on Urban Form

    The 24th International Seminar on Urban Form would like to share the following call for papers: The theme of the conference is “City and territory in the globalization age”. The organizers and the Council of ISUF invite...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • New free MOOC: Rethink the City – New approaches to Global and Local Urban Challenges

    TU Delft is offering a free online course focusing on three urban challenges of the Global South: spatial justice, housing provision and management, and resilience. From the information page: You’ll learn about today’s urban challenges focusing on developing...

    • Posted February 8, 2017
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  • Drinks reception and book launch: Christophe Girot & Charles Jencks discuss The Course of Landscape

    When: 24 November, 2016, 6.30pm–7.30pm Where: Tessa Blackstone Lecture Theatre , University of Greenwich, London, UK. What: Drinks reception and book launch. Free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. Professor Christophe Girot of the Swiss...

    • Posted November 23, 2016
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  • New Book: Ibid./In the same place

    Oscar Carracedo, from the National University of Singapore, recognises the support of the UNI Informal Urbanism Hub on the release of the book Ibid./In the same place. From the description: In the current scenario marked by an...

    • Posted November 18, 2016
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  • The Global Urban Futures Project reports on the Habitat Commitment Index

    The Global Urban Futures Project (GUF) has developed the Habitat Commitment Index (HCI), a way of measuring country performance on a set of indicators taking per capita income levels into account to gauge progress over time. The...

    • Posted November 8, 2016
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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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  • City Leadership Initiative project brief

    City Leadership Initiative project brief for the UN-Habitat Global Network of Safer Cities, Technical Working Group II: Safety and Smart Cities/September 2015 Associated news notice: http://uni.unhabitat.org/can-cities-be-safer-smarter-and-sustainable/ Associated links:

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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  • Read the special urban issue of the ITC magazine

    ITC, Faculty of Geo-Information, Science and Earth Observation, University of Twente, has released a special feature issue of their news magazine called ‘The Future is Urban’. It discusses the work of the faculty, including their mobility related work....

    • Posted September 8, 2015
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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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  • International Guidelines on Urban Territorial Planning

    Nairobi, 10 August 2015– UN-Habitat has released guidelines to provide national governments, local authorities, civil society organizations and planning professionals with a global reference framework that promotes more compact, socially inclusive, better integrated and connected cities and territories...

    • Posted August 11, 2015
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