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[News] Posted on Thursday, July 18th, 2019
Urbanization is increasing, placing pressure on resources and infrastructure like never before. There’s no stemming the tide, so city leaders need to build resilience in order to cope. Work on a new International Standard for urban resilience... Read more
The International Union of Architects (UIA) celebrates World Architecture Day also on the first Monday of October. The Day will be celebrated in Neutral Bay, under the theme "Architecture and Human Rights". More information on World Habitat Day Events around the world can be accessed via the link below.
A private organization, Envirobusiness, will celebrate World Habitat Day with professional bodies and community groups in Brisbane. Envirobusiness is an organization working on economics, ethics and environment. More World Habitat Day events across the globe can be accessed via teh link below.
Seminar on “What is climate change's impact on our cities and what can we do?” jointly organized by UN-HABITAT, UNESCAP, UNDP, and Thailand Environment Institute (TEI), aims at increasing an awareness of the public related to climate change and also providing an opportunity to share the ideas, experiences, practices, knowledge and innovations in mainstreaming climate change mitigation and... Read more
Community Hammock. Dressing the trees in a pop-up experiment of performative urbanism. In this work, trees are explored in their relationship with people and open urban spaces, creating a temporary ecology of public space, and triggering speculative environmental reflections. Based on spatial connections seen from a three-dimensional scanning of the site. Fabric lines connect the trees and... Read more
The international conference Millennia2015, "An action plan for women's empowerment" will be organized to present the results of the foresight exercise started in 2008. Benefiting from the patronage of the UNESCO and the support of the International Organization of la Francophonie, Millennia2015 "Women actors of development for the global challenges" has been launched by The Destree Institute and... Read more
Coastal ecosystems are among the most productive on earth; approximately 2.8 billion people – over 40% of the total global population – live in coastal cities. We face significant present and future challenges in managing the natural assets of coastal regions as the planet’s population is projected to reach over eight billion people by 2050. This has significant implications for the coastal... Read more
The theme for this year's Forum will be 'Making Innovation Happen for a Sustainable World', with a conference programme that aims to generate inspiration and knowledge transfer across energy sectors and geographical regions whilst focusing on actually finding solutions to turn the big ideas into feasible results. The Forum will create a central hub for international business and government... Read more
The event will focus on the theme "Affordable Rental Housing for the Young." The event will focus on the access of the young population in the housing market since one of the biggest problems in EU today is that young people are increasingly squeezed out of the housing market; affordable housing in both the private and social rented sector is in short supply and buying a home is out of reach of... Read more
The Société d'habitation du Québec is pleased to present the 5th edition of Rendez-vous de l’habitation, an activity that is organized every year to coincide with World Habitat Day. The event will be based on the theme "Working Together to Build a Living Environment Adjusted to People’s Needs." A dozen speakers will present innovative practices in the area of housing for special needs clients,... Read more
Asunto: Invitación a Reunión especial Agosto Pro Congreso SAI 2011.