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Coalition for Urban Transitions Launched to Make the Economic Case for Better Urban Development

May 5, 2016 - in Planning

Washington, DC -  On Thursday, the New Climate Economy, along with C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) and the WRI Ross Centre for Sustainable Cities,launched the Coalition for Urban Transitions, the first major international initiative to make…

Hamburg Welcomes a Mixed-Use Urban Redevelopment

Lying on the seafront, Überseequartier is the commercial heart of HafenCity (Europe's largest urban development project) and a rapidly growing area.…

Morgenstadt City Challenge Focuses on Future Ready Actions

August 1, 2014 - in Modeling, Planning, Projects, Smart Cities

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft’s Morgenstadt Innovation Network honored the first winning city of the Morgenstadt City Challenge at its network meeting…

Stephen Ross Makes Over $30 Million Gift to Advance Sustainable Cities

May 23, 2014 - in Corporate, Planning

Stephen M. Ross, a world-recognized business leader, real-estate developer, and philanthropist announced today a $30.5 million contribution to the World Resources Institute (WRI) to galvanize action that will help cities grow smarter and more sustainably in…

Heritage Conservation as a Viable Strategy for Urban Regeneration

February 11, 2014 - in Planning, Projects

Dr Ron van Oers, Vice Director of the World Heritage Institute of Training and Research in the Asia-Pacific region (WHITRAP) under the auspices of UNESCO, is coordinating a programme for the application of the Historic Urban Landscape approach in China and…