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Critical Dialogues Series: Different URBANISATIONS

Critical Dialogues Series: Different URBANISATIONS | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Different URBANISATIONS : This dialogue focuses on the role and limits of import/export of knowledge, technology and urbanisation patterns between different regions of the world, and questions how 'culturally different' the processes of urbanisation are/should be. This dialogue used two formats: a 5-day LAB and a Public Debate.
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David Harvey Financialisation and Urbanisation

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Governance of climate change by Marcin Dąbrowski

Governance of climate change by Marcin Dąbrowski Urban Studies Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Urbanism.
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Cities as Eco-factories of the Future - Green European Journal

Cities as Eco-factories of the Future - Green European Journal | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
As the world rapidly continues to urbanise, cities will have to play a progressively greater role in the move towards a low carbon economy.
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Expert Voices: Michael Stevns, Infrastructure & Cities Sector, Siemens - National Geographic

Expert Voices: Michael Stevns, Infrastructure & Cities Sector, Siemens - National Geographic | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Cities are potentially the most resilient of all human creations, yet modern cities and their reliance on technologies have demonstrated our weaknesses in the face of increasingly extreme weather events. The combining trends of urbanisation and climate change have moved the topic of resilience to the forefront of climate change discussions. According to the United Nations, natural disasters between 2000 and 2012 are estimated to have caused $1.7 trillion globally in damages.

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Let’s Talk About Soil

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This animated film tells the reality of soil resources around the world, covering the issues of degradation, urbanization, land grabbing and overexploitation; the film offers options to make the way we manage our soils more sustainable.
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Is Jan Gehl winning his battle to make our cities liveable?

Is Jan Gehl winning his battle to make our cities liveable? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Ahead of a special Guardian Cities event, the renowned urban ‘rethinker’ says cities should be six or seven storeys high, Helsinki is on the verge of revolution, and that he’s sceptical of London’s cycle superhighway plans
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David Harvey: The crisis of planetary urbanization

In his most recent trip to Brazil, David Harvey talks about the urban protests dubbed "middle class revolts" that have been taking place all over the world, from São Paulo to Istanbul, against...
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Parking Yields to the Sharing Economy - Urban Land Magazine

Parking Yields to the Sharing Economy - Urban Land Magazine | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Just as rapidly urbanizing U.S. neighborhoods grapple with the challenges of auto-oriented land use patterns from the past, millennials and entrepreneurs have come up with a solution: the sharing economy.  Flexible new transportation services like Uber, Zipcar, and bikeshare programs can reduce parking requirements and free up street-level space for more dynamic urban uses.

 
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Smart City Design Patterns

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Whilst there are many visions for smart and future cities, and many examples of projects that have been carried out to achieve some elements of those visions, there is little prescriptive guidance to assist cities in defining and delivering their own strategies and projects.

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journal of biourbanism

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Journal of Biourbanism (JBU) is a peer-reviewed international online journal of architecture, planning, and built environment studies. The journal aims at establishing a bridge between theory and practice in the fields of architectural, design research, and urban planning and built environment and social studies. It reports on the latest researches and innovative approaches for creating responsive environments, with special emphasis on human aspects as a central issue of urban study and architecture.

 

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