Urban Resilience in Jordan: Shocks, Stressors and Pointers for Moving Forward

By |2024-01-04T14:49:54+01:00June 10th 2021|

Climate change and urban growth, political tensions and a global pandemic on top – how can cities respond and take action towards a more sustainable future? Dr Deyala Tarawneh offers insights from Amman.

Making Amman’s Public Spaces More Gender-Inclusive For Both Women and Men

By |2024-01-04T14:51:59+01:00June 3rd 2021|

Rahel Hermann and Rebekka Keuss argue that we need to know more about the specific lived experiences of women and men within a city to make cities more gender-inclusive.

Infographics: Urbanisation and Urban Development in Jordan

By |2024-01-04T14:54:50+01:00May 6th 2021|

URBANET's latest country series focuses on Jordan, and as always, we start the series with a collection of infographics! Learn more about urban development in a country where urbanisation has been a powerful factor for more than 30 years.

Urban Micro-Lungs: Mini-Forests for Climate, Biodiversity & Wellbeing

By |2024-01-04T14:10:03+01:00December 22nd 2020|

Cities have become the main culprit behind environmental degradation. Yet, what if urbanisation was a restorative act of the land, no longer synonymous with ecosystem destruction? Deema Assaf highlights how mini-forests have taken root in urban areas, with the potential of rejuvenating local ecology at an unprecedented speed.

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