With culture at the core of his Glasgow-based urban design practice, Dele Adeyemo finds that the New Urban Agenda and the events at Habitat III in Quito, Ecuador, do not quite realize the importance of culture as a cornerstone for development.
The fiber reinforced polymer hobbit homes are anti-disasters, easy to build and adapt to any surrounding landscape.
As part of our #CreativeCitiesUK series on Edinburgh, we delve into the innovative and influential grassroots lobby, by the creative and cultural industries, for the creative and cultural industries. Desire Lines is an actionable document proposed to the City Council, after including hundreds of Edinburgh's creative professionals in the conversation, and has certainly caught politicians' attention.
While 'The Right to the City' was discussed numerous times at Habitat III Conference, an 'Alternative Habitat' program saw many gaps in inclusivity in the formation of the New Urban Agenda.
A new solar panel can provide fresh drinking water to everyone, everywhere.
It is estimated that, by 2030, six out of every 10 people will live in cities, meaning that now more than ever, cities need to be versatile in how they accommodate and adapt to new migrant populations. But how can we see the influx of people into our cities as a source of re-invention and innovation rather than the source of endless problems? And what role can entrepreneurs and innovators play in building the cities of our future?
While municipal finance in developed and prosperous countries, where decentralization to cities is already underway, can offer best practices, the world's least developed countries face political hurdles in financing their urban development. We head to a series of panels at Habitat III to find out how upcoming cities can prepare themselves for new modes of financing.
An artificial leaf will transform CO2 to useful fuel and release oxygen into the atmosphere.
An affordable indoors ecosystem will minimize your food wasting habits and offer you fresh vegetables and fruits.