20 Jan 2011
The Lee Yuan Kew City Prize is a biennial international award to recognise individuals and organisations that have made outstanding contributions to the creation of vibrant, liveable and sustainable urban communities around the world.
24 Jan 2011
This first Annual Growth Survey marks the start of a new cycle of economic governance in the EU and the first European semester of economic policy coordination. According to the latest forecasts, there are signs of economic recovery albeit still uneven. The rise in unemployment is perceived as a central problem for policy action.
25 Jan 2011
As a professional working in one of the main urban areas in Europe, you understand as no one else that urban areas face many different challenges on a daily basis. How to create an effective and efficient civil service for your inhabitants? How to profile your urban area as creative? How to stimulate employment rates? How to implement sustainable public transport? How to set up a child playground according to EU-regulations?
26 Jan 2011
On December 15th 2010 the research and education network ‘Heritage and Space’ (Erfgoed en Ruimte) has been launched in the Netherlands. 3 chairs will boost scientific research and higher education at the crossroads of cultural heritage, spatial design and spatial planning and to update its performance practice.
27 Jan 2011
For 5 years City Mine(d) has been connecting urban gardeners to cyclists, DIY-ers to urban planners, and kitchen chefs to IT-ers through projects in public space. What these people have in common is the use of their creativity to make daily life in cities more fun and more fair.