This paper provides an outline of the unique challenges of urbanisation and urban growth in the Pacific. It provides a detailed understanding of why it is important to address Pacific island urbanisation and urban growth, its unique features and a focus on informal settlements.
Climate change presents urban areas in Africa with significant challenges relating to adaptation to dynamic climate risks and protection of critical infrastructure systems and residents’ livelihoods.
With the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Member States agreed on 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with 169 global targets, and nearly 234 indicators that will be monitored for the period 2015–2030. The targets are designed to be integrated and indivisible and to balance the...
Planning plays an important role in shaping our environment at night. Here you will find guidance on how to apply current London Plan policies to sustain and improve our rich culture and night-time economy.
Adopted in 2008 following extensive community consultation, Sustainable Sydney 2030 expressed the community’s vision and the City’s commitment to the sustainable development of our city to 2030 and beyond. Sustainable development is not just about the physical environment. It is also about the economy, society...
Large-scale green urbanism in cities and their bioregions can help to reduce stress on planetary boundaries and the biosphere due to human consumption patterns.
This report examined the notion of an efficient housing market and identified key indicators of housing system efficiency, responsiveness, and risk. It examined implications of particular housing supply settings and outcomes to understand economic productivity and participation at regional and local scales.