While the COVID-19 crisis has increased pressures on national resources and added urgent threats to public health, it has also provided a unique opportunity to rethink our priorities and approaches. As we plot our way out of the pandemic there is an opportunity to put carbon reduction at the centre of our recovery efforts. Consumption emissio..
Speakers: Dr Kathryn Furlong, University of Montreal Dr Aditya Bahadur, IIED Chair: Dr Deljana Iossifova Find out more about the webinar series here: https://padlet.com/susinfra/PLUS Register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/infra-infrastructure-for-fragmented-cities-directions-tickets-150765320131?aff=ebdsoporgprofile How can infras..
Britain’s Sustainable Future: 21st April 1pm – 3pm (For KS5) This virtual event for your Year 12 pupils will introduce them to the interconnected subjects of Geography, Architecture, Planning and Environmental Management through the theme of sustainability. They will find out how we make sense of our carbon footprints, how an experimenta..
The Covid-19 pandemic came at an important point in Africa’s development amid effort to promote industrialisation, technological development, and continental and regional integration. In this talk, Dr. Abou-Zeid will examine the impact of the pandemic and discuss the future of economic and social recovery in Africa. Register: https://zoom...
Speakers: Dr Nannan Dong, Tongji University Children's Play Infrastructure in High-density Urban Environments Prof Daniel Karthe, UNU-FLORES Prof Gantuya Ganbat, German-Mongolian Institute for Resources and Technology Halim Lee, UNU-FLORES Fragmented infrastructure systems in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia: Assessment from an environmental and publ..
Reconfiguring Future Urban Infrastructures Webinar Series. Webinar three: Infrastructure and Economic Development The COVID-19 crisis has put urban infrastructure under the spotlight. New questions on the ways we build (and build back) infrastructure in cities are now front and centre globally. Faced with a combination of economic, environ..
Book Launch of Albena Yaneva (2020) Crafting History: Archiving and the Quest for Architectural Legacy, Cornell University Press https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/9781501751844/crafting-history/ Participants: Eeva–Liisa Pelkonen, Yale School of Architecture, USA Pierre Chabard, Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Paris..
Dr. Chika Watanabe: Playing through the Apocalypse: Preparing Children for Mass Disasters in Japan and Chile
There is currently a growing trend to prepare children for future disasters. A Japanese non-profit organization has developed an event called Iza! Kaeru Caravan, which includes games that teach children and their families how to survive disasters, from earthquakes to floods. Many disaster experts and government officials from other countries h..
Speakers: Giulia Maci, Cities Alliance Dr Beatriz Mella Lira, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile Dr Anna Plyushteva, University of Oxford Chair: Dr Debapriya Chakrabarti, Commonwealth Local Government Forum/University of Cardiff Find out more about the webinar series here: https://padlet.com/susinfra/PLUS Register here: https://w..
Speakers: Prof Amita Bhide, Tata Institute of Social Sciences Shubhagato Dasgupta, Centre for Policy Research Arif Hasan Dr Kavita Wankhade, Indian Institute for Human Settlements (IIHS) Sasanka Velindadla, WASH institute Chair: Ms Purva Dewoolkar, University of Manchester Find out more about the webinar series here: https://padlet..