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Online Course: Livability in Future Cities

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Cities are becoming the predominant living and working environment of humanity, and for this reason, livability or quality of life in the city has become crucial. This urban planning course focuses on four areas that directly affect livability in a city: Urban energy, urban climate, urban ecology and urban mobility. The course begins by presenting measurable criteria for the assessment of livability, and how to positively influence the design of cities towards greater livability. It focuses on this basic topic of the human habitat in a holistic way, and introduces possibilities of participatory urban design by citizens, leading towards the development of a citizen design science.

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Planbarometer: improving the quality of planning

Available in English

This document presents the results of the process coordinated by ILPES, together with the governing bodies of the planning of the region. It is structured in eight chapters. In the first, the main ant...

Developed by ILPES-CEPAL

Posted by OSCAR ORTEGA

Case studies and best practices

Building open, transparent, responsive and inclusive cities

Available in English

The White Paper on Transparency and Open Government: Building open, transparent, responsive and inclusive cities is a White Paper prepared by the Community of Practice on Transparency and Open Governm...

Developed by UCLG and Open Government Partnership

Posted by UN-Habitat Local

Concept notes and papers

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