Better Cities May 2022
Better Cities | May 2022
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World Cities Summit 2022
Science of Cities Symposium
The Science of Cities Symposium
2022 targets researchers and
practitioners with experience
and/or interest in the development
of (i) Complexity Science for
Adaptive and Sustainable Cities
and (ii) Science of Regenerative
Cities. The symposium spotlights
international and local evidencebased
research and practices
related to these two emerging
yet critical fields. The event will be
preceded by a lunch networking
reception and poster presentations.
31 July 2022, Sunday
12:00pm – 6.30pm (GMT +8)
Sign Up (early bird discount ends 31 May 2022) ⟶
City of Vienna Awarded
Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize 2020
The city of Vienna has been awarded the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize for
2020. Vienna has been driving holistic and consistent improvements for its
residents, as it reinvented itself into a distinctive capital of culture, music
and history. The Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize is a biennial international
award that honours outstanding achievements and contributions to the
creation of liveable and sustainable urban communities around the world.
Vienna will be sharing its experience at the Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize
Lecture and Forum, 1 August 2022, at the World Cities Summit 2022.
Sign up to hear from them and the other Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize
Special Mention cities.
View of Vienna’s historic centre.
Source: © lizenzfrei
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Urban Solutions #20 |Urban Design
Shenzhen is looking to rebrand itself, and
there are calls to do so by revitalising
the city with its natural surroundings,
among other things.
Retaining cultural personality is a key consideration in the
rejuvenation of areas such as Nantou Ancient City.
Source: Urban Planning & Design Institute of Shenzhen
PDF: 2.83 MB
🕒 7 min | Read ⟶
Urban Solutions #20 |From Smart City to
An Analytical Language
to Plan and Design Cities
The concept of the “Smart City” has
been useful to highlight how cities and
towns can be developed using digital
technology, but the time may have
come for a new approach.
Function follows flow and form–people movement in London.
Source: Space Syntax
PDF: 1.12 MB
🕒 12 min | Read ⟶
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