RE-MIXING THE CITY – Towards Sustainability and Resilience?
There is nothing permanent except change. (Heraclitus)
Cities worldwide are facing rapid social, economic, environmental,... More > technological and cultural changes such as: rapid urbanisation, aging of society, security issues, housing emergency, new solutions on mobility, integration of immigrants, food and water shortage, etc.
Especially in times of economic crisis and demographic changes in cities, it is necessary to think about how to best handle what we have, and therefore “RE-MIXING THE CITY” is a challenge to manage and re-combine the elements which make our modern cities in order to better respond to change.< Less
Main Topics REAL CORP 2006:
* Intelligent Urban, Environmental and Transport Technologies
* Environmental Policies & Climate Protection Measures
* ICT contribution to Sustainable Mobility
* Top... More > Real Estate: Development, Finance, Management
* Housing the Information Society
* Strategic Projects and Public-Private-Partnerships (PPP)
* Geo-Information-Technologies & Information-Infrastructures
* eGovernment, eGovernance, eDemocracy in Spatial Planning
* Gender Aspects in Urban and Regional Development
Themen REAL CORP 2006:
* Informations-Infrastruktur: Wissen, Werkzeuge und Daten für lebenswerte Städte
* Intelligente Stadt- und Umwelt-Technologien
* Der Beitrag von IKT zur Lösung der Verkehrsproblematik
* Wohnformen für die Informationsgesellschaft
* Strategische Projekte und Public-Private Partnerships
* Moderation, Mediation, Beteiligung - gemeinsam zu besseren Projekten
* Die "Digitale Spaltung" und ihre räumlichen Aspekte
* "Räumliches Denken" für bessere Lösungen< Less
CITIES FOR EVERYONE
Liveable, Healthy, Prosperous
Promising vision or unrealistic fantasy?
The role of urban planning and urban technologies on the path towards improved quality of life, health,... More > sustainability and prosperity in our cities.
Cities are places of competition, stress, inequalities, traffic jams, environmental stresses and strains and permanent struggle. Cities often are an aggressive environment, not only for children, the elderly and the weak. But on the other hand cities are centres of economy, culture, creativity, science and innovation and therefore provide excellent perspectives and a lot of chances for many people – cities are attractive places! Meanwhile more than 50 percent of world population lives in cities, soon it will be about 70 percent.< Less
Where many people come together, information and knowledge is exchanged and new ideas are created. Airports, train stations and motorway rest stops are not only transportation hubs but rapidly... More > develop as transportation hubs because:
* many people with different needs and ideas interact and take new ideas into the world;
* the reliable functioning of such hubs has to be ensured, so such hubs can push technical development;
* urban and transportation planning, architecture and real estate development face special challenges.
Transportation hubs rapidly develop as business centres, "airport cities" are noteworthy examples of this development.< Less