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[News] Posted on Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
Nine essential ingredients for happier, healthier cities What’s the recipe for happier cities? When we ask this question of friends who design and plan cities, they are unfailingly generous with their opinions. Some architects answer that it’... Read more
The BMS College of Engineering plans to celebrate World Habitat Day in Bangalore by conducting discussions on the state of art in technology for inclusive growth. The event will be conducted in association with the Department of Architecture & Department of Civil Engineering, and will be attended by large community of architects, engineers, planners, policy makers and builders. A three-day... Read more
As a part of Space Eco Literacy Campaign 2011, the State Institute of Urban Development will celebrate World Habitat Day at Mysore through awareness raising activities and campaigns.
The Institute for Regional Development Studies at Kanpur has planned to organise a seminar on the theme of World Habitat Day, Cities and Climate Change. The participants will be from various educational institutions, technical colleges, social workers, urban planners and policy architects. The main focus will be on multifarious dimensions of urban growth facing the grave challenges from climate... Read more
The Institution of Engineers are organising a two day long Technical Seminar on the theme Cities and Climate Change in West Bengal State Centre. A cultural programme will also be arranged to give the celebration a colourful aspect. Among the invited guests is the Honorable Mayor of Kolkata. Different orphanages of Kolkata have also been invited to participate in the programme
The Centre for Built Environment, a centre for non-profit society which holds an observer status in Climate Change Convention granted by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, plans to observe World Habitat Day through a seminar on Cities and Climate Change in Kolkata.
The Government of India will celebrate the World Habitat Day by organising a day-long seminar. The main event will be celebrated by the Government of India, Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty alleviation through the seminar. In addition to that, an Essay competition is being organised on the theme of this year's World Habitat Day, Cities and Climate Change. Several painting competitions are... Read more
Habitat for Humanity Hungary will celebrate World Habitat Day in Budapest through activities aimed at elevating the level of participation from the community to maximize awareness among the local population with regards to this year's World Habitat Day theme, Cities and Climate Change.
A national design contest on Housing and Climate Change has been launched as a preliminary activity towards the main celebration on World Habitat Day. The contest looks to award the best prototypes housing design that use alternative technologies and are sustainable, and can also be acquired with a subsidy given by the Government, according to the national housing policy. The award ceremony will... Read more
A group of masters students at Tongji University, Shanghai will participate in this year's global celebrations of World Habitat Day by creating awareness on this the Day's theme Cities and Climate Change. Planned activities include a procession commemorating the Day, distribution of informative publicity materials and thereafter an open forum in which a speech on the theme will be delivered by... Read more
The City of Toronto is planning to hold an event for World Habitat Day. The event will involve community partners who are building affordable housing. These partners will hold a charity fund raiser with local arts organization that serves the homeless and the youth at risk. More information on World Habitat Day Events around the world can be accessed via the link below.