What characterises an ideal city, and how do we get there?

By | 2017-10-14T15:09:50+00:00 June 22nd 2017|Categories: BASIC INFRASTRUCTURE & HOUSING, INTEGRATED PLANNING|Tags: , , , |

What do we envision the ideal city of the future to be like? How can we approach such an ideal in urban planning? According to Marco Dall’Orso, the (re)creation of urban environments needs to balance and integrate multiple strategies. Taking into account the quality of the socio-economic and built-natural environment, he develops a framework that can be used to analyse a city’s strengths, weaknesses, and possible trajectories for future development.

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Spotlight on livable cities, Part II: The Changing Mechanisms of Planning

By | 2017-10-14T15:44:20+00:00 November 23rd 2016|Categories: BASIC INFRASTRUCTURE & HOUSING, HOUSING & INFORMALITY, INTEGRATED PLANNING|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

What do cities in India need to be more livable? In the four part series "Spotlight on livable cities", ISOCARP Vice-President Shipra Narang Suri aims to answer this question by approaching it from various angles, giving examples from different areas of urban planning. In this second part, she talks about urban building master plans, the land housing market in India's cities and the urban poor.

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Integrated capacity building for urban governance, planning and management

By | 2017-10-14T16:21:41+00:00 July 21st 2016|Categories: BASIC INFRASTRUCTURE & HOUSING, INTEGRATED PLANNING|Tags: , , , , |

To create the best possible outcomes for city projects and planning, local governments need appropriate capacities at all levels. These capacities exist in different forms and in an urban context are arguably especially important on a local level.

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