Deadline extended – Call for Papers: The next frontier: Diversity, inclusivity and opportunity for a
After many requests for extensions and discussions with our partners, we’ve decided to extend the deadline for our Call for Papers by nearly three weeks, so you now have until 31 May to submit your abstracts.
Twelve years ago, the leaders of the world’s nations descended on Copenhagen for a key UN climate summit in the hope of securing a new worldwide agreement on addressing the growing threat of global warming.
The revenge of the suburbs, solving the urban paradox, and taking control by getting up and doing things. These were just a handful of the many insights and paradigms on ‘designing a new world’ that the three eminent keynote speakers shared with delegates during the opening session of the second day of the 4th Healthy City Design Congress.
This session began with a theoretical commentary on the response to Covid-19 and its impact, followed by two papers exploring the experiences of communities in Asia.
Often hailed as the “traffic-calming guru”, urban planner David Engwicht defines the role of transport as one of maximising trade: “The reason we invented cities is for exchange – goods, culture, friendships and knowledge – and to minimise travel.”
The opening session on the second day of Healthy City Design brought together a stellar panel to discuss the planning system in England, which has seen the Government introduce a White Paper on proposed changes to update it for the challenges of the 21st century.