Save the date for Biocities Forum: Forests transforming urban living on 14 November 2018 in Barcelona, Spain! The Biocities Forum will facilitate international science-policy-business dialogue on the potential of forests and circular bioeconomy solutions to build sustainable and resilient cities. The Forum will focus on the following key topics: – Holistic views on the future […]
A 6 years old video on Istanbul’s urban planning problems demonstrate that realities can change easily in cities within just a few years. According to the video some things have not turn out as predicted, for example the location of the new airport. Construction of this huge new airport began after this video, on a […]
IGLUS Executive Master Program’s next learning module will be held in Lyon and Dortmund between dates April 9th and 20th, 2018. This time IGLUS partners up with Keolis and ENTPE in Lyon and TU: Dortmund. Two week program includes lectures from academics and site visits such as Confluence area in Lyon and BernePark in Dortmund.
Financing of activities has become a key topic for local governments as cities grow and urban populations increase. Cities need more infrastructure and more services for more people but local budgets may not grow at the same rate. In addition to lack of resources, poor revenue administration can add to the problem. International Growth Centre […]