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Colombes (France), 2014
A housing estate on the periphery of the city combats unemployment with a productive and ecological complex consisting of community food gardens, an experimental micro-farm, a market, cooperative workshops and spaces for storing and reusing recovered materials.
12/12/2016 | 18:30 | CCCB | Barcelona (Spain) | English
As part of the Timescapes of Urban Change project, Iain Sinclair reflects on how our temporal attachments to the city relate with city life and its transformations.
Interview with David Bravo, architect and CCCB associate, on the occasion of Habitat III, the third international conference on Housing and Sustainable Development, held in Quito in October 2016. He discusses the right to housing, the need to democratize cities, and taking a critical stance in the discussion about the so-called smart cities.
A study carried out in 14 cities of ten countries around the world and published in the prestigious medical journal The Lancet has demonstrated that good urban design contributes substantially to public health in cities and, accordingly, reduces the pandemic effects of physical inactivity and its associated illnesses among urban dwellers.
In September, for the first time ever, more people entered the city of Copenhagen by bike than by car. Good bike infrastructure makes all the difference. If you protect people from cars, so that riding is as easy and natural and safe as walking, then people will choose bikes.
With the support from:
With the support from the Culture Programme of the European Union
(2015) for the project "Europe City"