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Urban-Tech Startups: The Role of Private Sector Innovation in Shaping Our Cities

Urban-Tech Startups: The Role of Private Sector Innovation in Shaping Our Cities (2020)

Who should have power to shape the city? How can the private and public sectors complement each other? And how might they be in...
Towards a New Architecture: Climate Change and Design

Towards a New Architecture: Climate Change and Design (2019)

The climate emergency demands that the ways we build, and think about building, change radically. But how? We are in a rapidly evolving, paradoxical...
Aging in [a] Place: Planning, Design & Spatial Justice in Aging Societies (2019)

Aging in [a] Place: Planning, Design & Spatial Justice in Aging Societies (2019)

The United States is an aging society with growing economic inequality and socio-cultural diversity. Age-associated disadvantages, such as declining health, overlap with unequal access...
The Digital Urbanisms Conference (2019)

The Digital Urbanisms Conference (2019)

The development of urban digital technologies and the deployment of digital information have evolved into a mutually reinforcing feedback loop between distributed sites of...
Nature Based Metropolitan Solutions

Nature Based Metropolitan Solutions (2019)

How can ecosystems contribute to quality of life and a more livable, healthier and more resilient urban environment?Have you ever considered all the different...

Sustainable Urban Development (2019)

Did you know that cities take up less than 3% of the earth’s land surface, but more than 50% of the world’s population live...
AKPIA Symposium “Reconstruction as Violence: The Case of Aleppo” (2019)

AKPIA Symposium “Reconstruction as Violence: The Case of Aleppo” (2019)

A two-day symposium organized by Nasser Rabbat, Aga Khan Professor, and Deen Sharp, [email protected] Post-Doctoral Fellow. Sponsored by the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture...
Democracy in Retreat? Master Planning in a Warming World (2019)

Democracy in Retreat? Master Planning in a Warming World (2019)

The climate crisis is changing the world. Some people are moving in the face of rising seas and extreme weather, and others are redesigning...

Urban Design for the Public Good: Dutch Urbanism (2019)

Are you an urban planner, designer, policy maker or involved or interested in the creation of good living environments?This course will broaden your scope...
Ground transportation and climate change (2018)

Connection and its costs: Ground transportation and climate change (2018)

A one-day conference exploring the future of land-based transportation. The urgency of radical action to mitigate the causes of climate change is more apparent every...