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Posted: 2012-10-22
Blog - This September 2012, 27 postgraduate students and young professionals from across Europe and further away came together for the 3rd European Urban Summer School (EUSS). A joint project of IFHP / ECTP-CEU / AESOP / ISOCARP and SCIBE, EUSS is hosted by the University of Westminster, at the School of Architecture and the Built Environment, in London.
Posted: 2012-10-16
Blog - YTK, Land Use Planning and Urban Studies Group (http://ytk.aalto.fi/en) at Aalto University has organised annual Summer School on Urban Planning and Design under the auspices of IFHP for 17 years now. This traditional cooperation has brought a lot of benefits over the years  –  among others it has provided valuable educational experience for YTK since Summer School has been one of the few master level courses the research group has organised.
Posted: 2012-10-15
Blog - The challenges cities are facing today are many and complex in both span and scale. The 56th IFHP World Congress brought people from all over the world to discuss these urban challenges. As part of the lectures there were a number of different study visits attached with seminars in different parts of the city. The study visits, which were covering a selection of projects, happenings and areas in Gothenburg, were in different ways relevant and connected to the congress theme ‘The Inclusive City in a Global World’.
Posted: 2012-09-14
Event - June 8-11, 2013:
The pivotal event of the year will be the Centenary Congress in London.
Posted: 2012-09-03
Blog - Chipperfied & friends at the architecture biennial in Venice The curator of this year’s biennale, David Chipperfield, has invited a group of architects to the Arsenale with an agenda that appears to be looking more back than forward. At least that is the impression you get when walk through the Arsenale, the main exhibition venue at the Venice Biennale. As always, you need to spend at least a day to get the full picture. The amount of information is massive.
Posted: 2012-09-03
Event - Click here to watch the lecture PROFESSOR  DANUTA HÜBNER Danuta Hübner was graduated from Warsaw School of Eco­nomics with an MSc (1971) and a PhD (1974). Awarded with a Fulbright Scholarship at the University of California, Berkeley (1988-90), she is one of Poland’s foremost economists and poli­cymakers who played a key role in the enlargement of the EU. Since 1992 she is a professor in economics, teaching at many European universities.
Posted: 2012-07-09
Blog - In an international environment where cities are in strong competition with each other, having strategic partners that you can grow with seems to be important for most cities. At the World Cities Summit in Singapore 2012, the mayor of Malmø, Ilmar Reepalu, and the mayor of culture and leisure in Copenhagen, Pia Allerslev – two of the runner-ups for the Lee Kuan Yew City Prize - reflected on the preconditions for making a successful cooperation with a neighboring city: Mrs. Allerslev:
Posted: 2012-07-06
Event - WTPD Online Conference - Smart Communities Connect brought together ideas from around the world about how advances in technology shape our environment. Change is an opportunity in spatial planning. Technological developments have a huge spatial impact - think of the changes brought about by the industrial revolution, railways and canals, then the popularization of the motor car and air travel. The equivalent today is information and communication technology - our ability to connect with people through cellphones, the internet and other systems and networks. 
Posted: 2012-06-08
Blog - Reflections on Andreas Faludi's talk at the IFHP - AESOP lecture series on June 2. Planning is thinking: Thinking about the future of space and its societal usage.
Posted: 2012-05-24
Blog - Thinking in hard bordered containers of space no longer reflects modern society.

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