All posts tagged "Urban Design"

  • Student submit entries for Urban Design Competition
    Student submit entries for Urban Design Competition

    18 May 2016 – UN-Habitat in collaboration with Kenya’s Ministry of Land, Housing & Urban Development held STUDENT DESIGN COMPETITION FOR KENYA’S TOWNS to seek creative planning and design ideas for sustainable urban development in Kenya. The competition...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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    加强城市安全与保障 全球人类住区报告2007 (GRHS 2007)

    《加强城市安全与保障 全球人类住区报告2007》分析了对城市安全和保障造成威胁的三个主要问题,分别是:城市犯罪与暴力,房屋/土地保有权缺乏保障和强制驱逐,以及自然和人为灾害。

    • Posted February 18, 2016
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  • Using Minecraft for Youth Participation in Urban Design and Governance
    Using Minecraft for Youth Participation in Urban Design and Governance

    The purpose of this paper is to outline UN-Habitat’s approach to using information and communication technology (ICT) as an enabler to encourage youth participation in urban design and governance.

    • Posted January 7, 2016
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  • Dr. Clos walks through kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya.
    Building better cities – Clos on making our cities work for us

    Nairobi, 14 July 2015 – If approached correctly, urbanization can be an engine of growth, writes Joan Clos, Executive Director of UN-Habitat. In the economic history of humanity, urbanization has always been an accelerator of growth and...

    • Posted July 14, 2015
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    The Challenge of Local Government Financing in Developing Countries

    The report identifies successful governance mechanisms for efficient and equitable provision of public services in metropolitan areas of developing countries, and shares experiences and methods to making public service provision more viable in peri-urban areas of large...

    • Posted May 18, 2015
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    10 things designers need to work on – Christian Werthmann, Leibniz University Hannover

    Christian Werthmann from Leibniz University, Hannover, summarizes his international experience of non-formal urbanism into ten points aimed to act as a guideline for designers intending to work in these contexts. Based on real life experiences and research...

    • Posted March 31, 2014
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    Urban Planning and Design

    Urban planning and design area supports Governments and cities with tested approaches, guidelines and tools to support urban growth and improved sustainability, efficiency and equity through planning and design at all levels and scales. Efforts are focused...

    • Posted September 5, 2013
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    Enhancing Urban Safety and Security: Global Report on Human Settlements, 2007

    Enhancing Urban Safety and Security addresses three major threats to the safety and security of cities: crime and violence; insecurity of tenure and forced evictions; and natural and human-made disasters.

    • Posted July 17, 2008
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