Posts Tagged: events

Upcoming Urbanization Events

In case you have not noticed urbanization has become trendy.  This is especially noticeable as spring conferences focusing on urban issues keep appearing.  Check out a few highlights happening around New York City this week: Latino Urbanism: A Conversation with

Upcoming Urbanization Events

In case you have not noticed urbanization has become trendy.  This is especially noticeable as spring conferences focusing on urban issues keep appearing.  Check out a few highlights happening around New York City this week: Latino Urbanism: A Conversation with

Event: Designing Mobility for Democracy

Enrique Peñalosa, Mayor of Bogota, believes transportation is “a political and not a technical issue.” If this is the case then how do we design innovative and efficient transit systems in democracies?  In countries where private property rights are not

Event: Designing Mobility for Democracy

Enrique Peñalosa, Mayor of Bogota, believes transportation is “a political and not a technical issue.” If this is the case then how do we design innovative and efficient transit systems in democracies?  In countries where private property rights are not

Planning for the Unplanned: Disaster Resilience and Reconstruction

As the world watches recovery efforts from the Japan tsunami amid ongoing reconstruction efforts in Haiti, Chile, and New Orleans, the Urban Planning Student Association and International Public Service Association are convening an engaging afternoon of discussions on Tuesday, March

Planning for the Unplanned: Disaster Resilience and Reconstruction

As the world watches recovery efforts from the Japan tsunami amid ongoing reconstruction efforts in Haiti, Chile, and New Orleans, the Urban Planning Student Association and International Public Service Association are convening an engaging afternoon of discussions on Tuesday, March

Turning Urban Symposium @ UVA

I was very excited to see that my alma mater, the School of Architecture at the University of Virginia, will be hosting a symposium this weekend about innovation in megacities. I hope all of the urbanist in Charlottesville enjoy this

Turning Urban Symposium @ UVA

I was very excited to see that my alma mater, the School of Architecture at the University of Virginia, will be hosting a symposium this weekend about innovation in megacities. I hope all of the urbanist in Charlottesville enjoy this

NYC as World’s Green Capital

A group called Earth Energy Economy LLC or E3 plans to organize “the world’s largest urban cleantech event” in 2014. The event would be focused along the East River in 5 key concentrated activity zones in each borough. The zones

NYC as World’s Green Capital

A group called Earth Energy Economy LLC or E3 plans to organize “the world’s largest urban cleantech event” in 2014. The event would be focused along the East River in 5 key concentrated activity zones in each borough. The zones

USA and China: Collaboration at the APA Conference

This year’s American Planning Association Conference is holding the “first unofficial non-academic dialogue channel for young generations in the U.S. China.”  The event titled: International Forum on Sustainable Urbanization – Next Generation “will provide a venue for young adults under

USA and China: Collaboration at the APA Conference

This year’s American Planning Association Conference is holding the “first unofficial non-academic dialogue channel for young generations in the U.S. China.”  The event titled: International Forum on Sustainable Urbanization – Next Generation “will provide a venue for young adults under

Youth’s Role in Rapid Urbanization

The role of young people and social media in Egypt’s governmental transition provoke some big questions about how rapidly urbanizing cities can and should engage youth in shaping these places and their future growth. Two organizations in Mumbai appear to

Youth’s Role in Rapid Urbanization

The role of young people and social media in Egypt’s governmental transition provoke some big questions about how rapidly urbanizing cities can and should engage youth in shaping these places and their future growth. Two organizations in Mumbai appear to