IGLUS is a non-profit initiative of EPFL and selected partners, seeking to help cities better understand the strengths and weaknesses of the governance of their infrastructures with respect to the dimensions Efficiency, Sustainability, and Resilience.
IGLUS brings together practitioners (city managers, city officials, urban services providers, etc.) and academics from many different disciplines (amongst others, urban planners, architects, geographers, engineers, economists, management experts, and political scientists). IGLUS’ multidisciplinary approach focuses on infrastructures (technologies), institutions (rules), actors (organizations) and pervasive information and communication technologies (ICTs).
Management of Urban Infrastructures is a Massive Open Online Course that offers an introduction to the principles of management of urban infrastructure systems
“Innovative Governance of Large Urban Systems” addresses the three phases of the urban value chain: planning, governance and regeneration.
Urban Air Mobility Airspace is just empty space filled with air. From a different perspective, airspace is a resource subject to national sovereignty, can take different shapes, fulfil functions and be organized into structures and systems. Structured airspace may be...
The official opening ceremony of the IGLUS Smart City Lab was held at the Kazakh-British Technical University (KBTU) on April 1st, 2022. A joint initiative with the Department of Digitalization of Almaty City, IGLUS and KBTU, the lab will develop training programs and...
Planning for Sustainability: A View from the Global South The ideal of sustainable development has become increasingly prominent in global development discourse over the last half-century and is now firmly being embedded within global agreements such as the 2030...
Innovative Governance of Large Urban Systems MOOC
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New Book: The Governance of Smart Transportation Systems is out from Springer
‘The Governance of Smart Transportation Systems: Towards New Organizational Structures for the Development of Shared, Automated, Electric and Integrated Mobility’ is going to be published by Springer in September 2019.