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IGLUS Book on Urban Infrastructure Governance

IGLUS Book on Urban Infrastructure Governance

The Elgar Companion to Urban Infrastructure Governance is a comprehensive and systemic overview of urban infrastructure systems, with a particular focus on urban challenges and the governance of these systems. Structured in three parts, the book features empirical...

IGLUS Quarterly Vol 8 – Issue 1 is out!

IGLUS Quarterly Vol 8 – Issue 1 is out!

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...

IGLUS, City of Almaty and KBTU Opens Smart City Lab

IGLUS, City of Almaty and KBTU Opens Smart City Lab

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...

IGLUS Quarterly Vol 7 – Issue 4 is out!

IGLUS Quarterly Vol 7 – Issue 4 is out!

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...

EXPO 2020 Dubai Event: “Peering through the MaaS Cloud”

EXPO 2020 Dubai Event: “Peering through the MaaS Cloud”

For the Travel & Connectivity Week at Expo 2020, the Swiss Pavilion is going to look at the mobility sector from the eyes of digitalisation. MaaS (Mobility as a Service) is gaining a large presence when it comes to urban planning. Thanks to apps on our smartphone...

IGLUS Quarterly Vol 7 – Issue 3 is out!

IGLUS Quarterly Vol 7 – Issue 3 is out!

Population and Public Management in South African Cities South Africa, as developing country is still in an urbanization stage with less than 65 per cent being urbanized. This puts significant strain on the existing management and future planning of towns and cities,...

IGLUS Quarterly Vol 7 – Issue 2 is out!

IGLUS Quarterly Vol 7 – Issue 2 is out!

Almaty is the largest metropolis, scientific and educational, cultural and historical, economic and financial, banking and industrial center of Kazakhstan. The city is also considered the economic center of the Central Asia region. Almaty is in the South-East of...

International Conference on ‘Future is Urban’

International Conference on ‘Future is Urban’

We are happy to announce that we continue our collaboration with Nirma University under the IGLUS Center of Excellence by being a partner to the International Conference on ‘Future is Urban’ (ICFU’21). Themes of the conference are defined as 'Space, Society and...

Urban Flight in United States

Urban Flight in United States

Covid-19 has demonstrated that a substantial amount of people can work remotely and do not necessarily live in city centers. In some countries, there has been an urban flight and those who can work remotely, moved out of cities, starting to live in suburbs or villages...